Whenever you see an "investigator" charge patients to undergo an experimental protocol, be very very wary. Be very, very afraid. In general, with very few exceptions, reputable medical researchers do not charge patients to undergo experimental protocols; their studies are funded with grants from the government, private foundations, or pharmaceutical companies.
That is Orac on Luc Montagnier, Nobel Laureate; hat tip goes to Steve Silberman on Twitter. Steve also links to this article about a recent Randian educational scam.