Danish researchers make AIDS breakthrough

Danish researchers at Aarhus University have made a major discovery that may be a step towards finding a cure for AIDS.

At the 20th International AIDS Conference on Tuesday in Melbourne, the researchers presented a pilot study in which they had successfully treated HIV patients with the leukaemia medicine romidepsin. aids_magnified

Their results may mean that HIV patients don’t have to live the rest of their lives on medication.

Closer to cure
The research team was led by Ole Schmeltz Søgaard, a senior researcher in the department of infectious diseases at Aarhus University, who told media that the discovery is hopefully a step towards a cure.

Read more: Copenhagen Post

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