Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, June 17th, 2004
Thomas Merigan, MD, the George and Lucy Becker Professor of Medicine in infectious diseases at Stanford University School of Medicine, is seeking volunteers for a study to test a possible method of empowering an infected person's own cells to destroy HIV as it enters the cell. The process involves removing the patient's stem cells - the ones in the bloodstream that form the different immune system cell types that HIV infects, such as T cells and macrophages - and inserting a gene that produces an...
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