Temple University researchers eliminate HIV in human cells

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

A scientific first from Philadelphia, that could pave the way toward curing HIV. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the breakthrough.

Instead of suppressing and treating HIV and AIDS, which is what currently happens, researchers have for the first time shown they’ve found a way to destroy the virus.

It might not look like a typical operating room, but in a lab at Temple’s Center for Neurovirology researchers are performing surgeries on genes. Welcome to the front lines of genetic surgery. They’ve found a way to operate on DNA and destroy the AIDS virus.

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