Disease Tab: HIV/AIDS


Evaluation of Safety and Feasibility of Cytomegalovirus-Specific, Anti-HIV Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CMV/HIV-CAR) T Cells in People with HIV

Phase 1 Clinical research program for functional cure of HIV with EBT-101, in-vivo gene therapy

Anti-HIV duoCAR-T cell therapy for HIV infection

The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) is conducting a clinical trial that modifies a patient’s own immune cells in order to treat and potentially cure HIV.  Current treatment of HIV involves the use of long-term antiretroviral therapy (ART).  However, many people are not able to access and adhere to long-term ART. The team will […]

A Phase I, Open-Label Study To Assess The Safety, Feasibility and Engraftment of Zinc Finger Nucleases (ZFN) CCR5 Modified Autologous CD34+ Hematopoietic Stem/Progenitor Cells (SB-728MR-HSPC) with Escalating Doses of Busulfan In HIV-1 (R5) Infected Subjects with Suboptimal CD4 Levels on cART

A team at City of Hope and Sangamo Therapeutics is genetically modifying patients’ blood forming stem cells to functionally cure people with HIV. The team is using a technology called zinc finger nucleases – a kind of molecular scissors – to snip out the target gene that codes for the CCR5 receptor. This receptor is the gateway for […]

Stem Cell Gene Therapy for HIV Mediated by Lentivector Transduced, Pre-selected CD34+ Cells in AIDS lymphoma patients

A team at UC Davis is taking a patient’s blood forming stem cells and inserting three anti-HIV genes into them and then returning them to the individual to help rebuild their immune system. The anti-HIV genes are then passed on to all new immune system cells, which makes them resistant to HIV. Because AIDS-related lymphoma is linked […]

GENE-MODIFIED HEMATOPOIETIC STEM/PROGENITOR CELL BASED THERAPY FOR HIV DISEASE

Calimmune is genetically modifying patients’ own blood-forming stem cells (also known as bone marrow stem cells) so they can produce immune cells—the ones normally destroyed by the HIV virus—that cannot be infected by the virus. The goal of this treatment is to enable the patients to clear their systems of the virus, effectively curing the […]