Berlin Patient Timothy Ray Brown: HIV Cure?
Doctors who treated a HIV-infected patient suffering from leukemia say a stem cell transplant has left him HIV-free.
Timothy Ray Brown, known in some of the literature as the "Berlin Patient," underwent stem-cell therapy alongside conventional chemotherapy for leukemia—not his HIV infection.
This could be the medical breakthrough of the year, I'm so excited about this. People with HIV have hope of getting a cure soon.
Since Timothy Ray Brow’s procedure proved to be successful, does it mean that a bone marrow transplant is a cure-all for other HIV patients?