Doctors believe an HIV-positive man who underwent a stem cell transplant has been cured as a result of the procedure. Timothy Ray Brown, also known as the "Berlin Patient," received the transplant in 2007 as part of a lengthy treatment course for leukaemia. His doctors recently published a report in the journal Blood affirming that the results of extensive testing " strongly suggest that cure of HIV infection has been achieved." While Brown is the first person to ever be declared cured of HIV, his case paves a path for constructing a cure for HIV through genetically-engineered stem cells. BREAKTHROUGH: First HIV-Positive Man Cured - Local News - Spokane, WA - msnbc.com This is another demonstration of why we need "scientists" and "doctors". And some say scientists just sit on their butt.