The Yellow Brick Road towards HIV Eradication

Trends Immunol. 2019 Jun;40(6):465-467. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2019 May 6.


A London patient living with HIV-1 has become the second person to achieve remission from HIV-1 infection for >1 year after receiving a bone marrow stem cell transplant from a donor with cells resistant to CCR5-tropic HIV-1 infection (Gupta et al. Nature 2019;568:244-248). This case provides important clues in the uncertain path towards an HIV cure.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • HIV Infections*
  • HIV-1*
  • Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation*
  • Humans
  • Receptors, CCR5


  • Receptors, CCR5