Latest Gero Hütter Stories

2012-07-27 12:33:28

Two men with longstanding HIV infections no longer have detectable HIV in their blood cells following bone marrow transplants.

2012-07-24 23:17:46

An AIDS Conference in Washington D.C. on Tuesday gave hope in the search for finding a cure for the disease that caused nearly 30 million deaths since the 1980s.

2012-05-21 23:00:08

Timothy Ray Brown, also known as the "Berlin" patient, now lives back in San Francisco. More than 5 years ago he got 2 bone marrow transplants that cured him from HIV.

2011-06-05 09:05:00

An HIV-positive American has become an icon for the potential end of a disease that has claimed the lives of countless millions.

2010-12-14 17:35:00

The medical journal Blood reported on Tuesday that doctors believe one man may have been cured of HIV/AIDS after receiving a stem cell transplant in 2007.

2010-02-26 07:58:52

UCLA AIDS Institute researchers successfully removed CCR5 — a cell receptor to which HIV-1 binds for infection but which the human body does not need — from human cells. Individuals who naturally lack the CCR5 receptor have been found to be essentially resistant to HIV.

2009-02-12 10:30:00

Researchers say an HIV positive man in his early 40s no longer shows any sign of the virus two years after undergoing a stem cell transplant from a donor with a rare resistance to the disease.

2008-11-13 08:25:00

Doctors were happy to announce Wednesday that a man who suffered from AIDS appears to have been cured of the disease 20 months after receiving a targeted bone marrow transplant normally used to fight leukemia.

2008-11-07 12:00:23

A German doctor expressed surprise that an AIDS patient shows no sign of the fatal virus after receiving a bone-marrow transplant for leukemia. The patient, an American living in Berlin, is recovering from the leukemia therapy.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.