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Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant

[From CKNW – Simi Sara Show, March 5, 2019]

Interview with Dr. Zabrina Brumme

“Researchers say a London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant. It’s the second such success. Lead researcher Professor Ravindra Gupta at London’s University College says not only is it difficult finding a donor with genetic HIV resistance, a stem cell transplant is a difficult and risky procedure. Doctors found a donor with a gene mutation that confers natural resistance to HIV.”

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