March 5, 2019
Updated 13d ago
A possible breakthrough in the fight against HIV. A new case study, led by researchers at the University of Cambridge, reveals gene therapy could treat HIV one day. The news comes after one patient was effectively 'cured' of the viral infection. This is the second person who appears to be cleared of HIV. Katherine Ellen Foley, health and science reporter at Quartz, discusses how gene therapy works and how it impacts immune cells in the body.