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Gladstone lab uncovers a potential HIV cure — and it’s already a drug
San Francisco Chronicle

Monkeys’ evolutionary protection against a virus similar to HIV may be mimicked by a drug sitting on a biotech company’s shelf, says a Gladstone Institutes researcher who wants to take the drug into clinical trials. The drug proved safe in a Phase II trial looking at chronic inflammation as the cause of seizures but did not reduce seizure activity to the point the unidentified company thought it would be commercially successful.