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Patience Mthunzi:
Could we cure HIV with lasers?

TED2015 · 4:25 · Filmed Mar 2015
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Swallowing pills to get medication is a quick, painless and often not entirely effective way of treating disease. A potentially better way? Lasers. In this passionate talk, TED Fellow Patience Mthunzi explains her idea to use lasers to deliver drugs directly to cells infected with HIV. It's early days yet, but could a cure be on the horizon?

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Patience Mthunzi wants to use lasers to deliver medicines more effectively. Full bio
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