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Cured : how the Berlin patients defeated HIV and forever changed medical science / Nathalia Holt.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780525953920
  • ISBN: 0525953922
  • Description: xxi, 313 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Dutton, [2014]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-295) and index.
Contents Note: Cast of Characters -- Preface -- Part I. A Doctor, Two Patients, and Some Tests -- Chapter 1. The Good Doctor in Denial -- Chapter 2. A Visit with the Family Doctor -- Chapter 3. Death Sentence? -- Part II. The Disease, a Drug, and Its Industry -- Chapter 4. Viral Trojan Horse -- Chapter 5. A Weapon from the War on Cancer -- Chapter 6. The Days of Acting Up -- Chapter 7. Recognizing a Global Pandemic -- Chapter 8. From the One Percent -- Chapter 9. But, Doctor, I Don't Feel Sick -- Chapter 10. The Delta 32 Mutation -- Chapter 11. Calling All Elite Controllers -- Chapter 12. Treatment in Hiding -- Part III. Treating the Berlin Patients -- Chapter 13. The Second Diagnosis -- Chapter 14. The Compassionate Use Exemption -- Chapter 15. Three Deadly Diseases Move In -- Chapter 16. The Comfort of Family and Strangers -- Chapter 17. Timing -- Chapter 18. Transplanting -- Chapter 19. "Perhaps We Have Eradicated HIV" -- Chapter 20. An Unexciting Recovery -- Part IV. The Cure -- Chapter 21. Trials -- Chapter 22. Proof of Principle -- Chapter 23. The Good Doctor in Court -- Chapter 24. Not Even Surprising -- Chapter 25. The Promise Kept -- Chapter 26. A Child Cured-So What? -- Chapter 27. Zinc Finger Snap -- Chapter 28. The Abused, the Respected, the Relentless -- Notes -- Timeline -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Subject: HIV infections > Treatment > Germany > Berlin.
Gene therapy > Germany > Berlin > History.

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