Podcast MCAT Episodes

MCAT Basics: BONUS: HIV Cure?

This bonus episode covers the recent news regarding the 3rd patient ever cured of HIV – technically considered a sustained remission. I will discuss some background on HIV-1 necessary to understand how the cure works. Then, I will discuss the paper detailing the cure and talk about its implications.

CORRECTION: HIV-1 Viruses can be dual tropic. Viruses that are dual tropic can use both coreceptors.

 

 

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