Archive for January, 2015

I Am The Berlin Patient: A Personal Reflection

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Timothy Ray Brown was the first man cured of HIV. But he initially opted against the stem cell transplant that would later make history, he reveals in a new essay. The first man cured of HIV, formerly known only as the “Berlin Patient,” released a first-person account Tuesday of his breakthrough stem cell transplant. Timothy Ray Brown’s essay, which was published in the journal Aids Research and Human Retroviruses, gives an in-depth look at the events surrounding his widely reported…

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