HIV/AIDS
Clinical Trials for HIV/AIDS
Thanks to funding from Proposition 71, California’s $3 billion investment in stem cell research, and the state funding entity it created, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), there are now 36 human clinical trials in various stages of progress, including a trial for ...
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HIV/AIDS
VIDEO: How HIV Can Be Treated With Stem Cells
How is stem cell research changing the lives of patients with HIV/AIDS? Find out how stem cell research at City of Hope, USC and Sangamo Biosciences, funded by California’s Proposition 71: California’s $3 billion stem cell research citizens’ ballot initiative, is leading to groundbreaking ...
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HIV/AIDS
How can stem cells help treat or cure HIV/AIDS?
HIV/AIDS weakens the immune system. Stem cell approaches involve removing HIV+ patients’ blood-forming stem cells—which eventually become all the cells of the immune system—then modifying them to be resistant to or fight HIV. These blood-forming stem cells can then be transplanted back into ...
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