‘Potential cure for AIDS’

Possible cure for HIV discovered, which is mind blowing enough before I read how it works:

Harrich’s gene therapy process involves adding a specifically designed HIV therapy agent to a culture of stem cells that causes these cells to become HIV resistant. These mutated stem cells would then be returned to the body with the ability to thwart the HIV virus’s attempts to alter the patient’s RNA structure through reverse transcription.

Harrich believes that preventing the exponential replication of the HIV virus would ultimately prevent an infected individual from experiencing any of the symptoms associated with the disease.

We live in wondrous times.

via Australian scientists may have found ‘potential cure for AIDS’.

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