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Medicine: AIDS / 30 Years / "Functional Cure" #995130

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 05, 2011
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) The 30th anniversary of AIDS introduced.

(San Francisco: Hank Plante) The case of AIDS patient Timothy Brown, "The Berlin Patient" who had had HIV since 1995 and became the first to undergo a "functional cure," featured; details given about the stem cell transplant from someone immune to HIV and the potential for "cure" research. [BROWN - talks about his stem cell transplant: his AIDS is gone.] [UCSF AIDS researcher Dr. Jay LEVY†- talks about manipulating white cells to create the cure.] [UCSF AIDS researcher Dr. Paul VOLBERDING††- calls it a productive area of study.]

(Studio: Russ Mitchell) The work at the California Inst. of Regenerative Medicine to replicate the Brown treatment noted.

Mitchell, Russ;
Plante, Hank

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