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Gene therapy for HIV hailed as a success
after small trial

Despite some side effects, the process of replacing cells with mutated versions has seen some encouraging results in some patients

By Ian Sample  /  The Guardian

In an editorial accompanying the report, Mark Kay and Bruce Walker at Stanford and Harvard universities wrote: “The tantalizing question raised by the transient treatment interruption is whether it might actually have been partially effective. A definitive answer to this question will require additional studies.”

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