Human trials for potential HIV stem cell cure

Professor Alan Trounson heads the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine, which is advancing towards a cure for conditions including HIV and diabetes.

He said if the trials were successful further research would be needed to modify the technology so it could be affordably used where it is needed most, in Africa.

“I want the HIV work to go globally because it shouldn’t be restricted to patients in Western (countries),” Prof Trounson said.

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