About the Authors
- Jinhua Xiang, James H. McLinden, Qing Chang, Emma L. Jordan, Jack T. Stapleton
- Iowa City VA Medical Center and the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America
Drs. Xiang and Stapleton hold a patent (United States Patent No. 7,291,723) on the use of GBV-C as a therapeutic modality for HIV, and Drs. Xiang, McLinden and Stapleton have a patent application pending related to the use of NS5A as an anti-HIV therapy.
Conceived and designed the experiments: JS JX JM. Performed the experiments: JX JM QC EJ. Analyzed the data: JS JX JM QC EJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JS JM. Wrote the paper: JS JX JM QC EJ.