stem-cell transplants

In 2007, a person with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was considered virtually cured of the disease. Until now, researchers were unable to duplicate the procedure, involving treatment with stem cell transplants, that resulted in the cure. Now, two more patients seem to have reached that critical milestone.

Three people reach HIV remission status

By uclahealth • July 19, 2019
Stem cell transplants, also known as bone marrow transplants, are used successfully to treat people with life-threatening blood cancers and other [...]
By Denise Heady • September 13, 2018
There’s something magical in the air at the hematology/oncology unit at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Every week,
By uclahealth • July 6, 2017