ABC News interviewed Dr. Sawyer on her most recent study with Dr. Matthew Porteus of Stanford. The two teams are investigating the mutation of both receptors key to HIV invasion and how such genetic modification can be used to create HIV-resistant T cells. This would be a novel therapy compared to the more prevalent anti-retroviral cocktail currently used against HIV. Their results were recently published in the January issue of the journal Molecular Therapy.
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