******FDA/NIH Lo/Alter Paper!!!!! For Immediate Release!******

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  1. puggles

    puggles New Member

    NIH Clinical Center (CC)

    For Immediate Release
    Monday, August 23, 2010 Contact:
    Kelli Carrington
    (301) 594-5798 News Advisory

    Scientists to discuss research on XMRV in blood, chronic fatigue syndrome

    What: Telebriefing by experts from the Food and Drug Administration, the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to respond to questions about this study. The paper is currently under embargo until Monday, August 23 at 3:00 p.m., by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

    Who: Harvey Alter, M.D., Chief, Clinical Studies and Associate Director for Research, Department of Transfusion Medicine, NIH Clinical Center

    Shyh-Ching Lo, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Tissue Safety Laboratory Program, Division of Cellular and Gene Therapies and Division of Human Tissues, Office of Cellular, Tissue and Gene Therapies, Food and Drug Administration Food and Drug Administration

    Celia Witten, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Office of Cellular, Tissue and Gene Therapies, Food and Drug Administration

    Hira Nakhasi, Ph.D., Director, Division of Emerging and Transfusion Transmitted Diseases, Office of Blood Research and Review, Food and Drug Administration

    Steve Monroe, Ph.D., Director, Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    When: Monday, August 23, 3:01 p.m. EDT

    How: Reporters should call 1-888-677-4212 and enter passcode 9258555. For those unable to participate, the briefing will be available on replay approximately two hours after briefing concludes. For replay, dial 1-866-373-4990 and enter passcode 5711.

    The NIH Clinical Center (CC) is the clinical research hospital for the National Institutes of Health. Through clinical research, physician-investigators translate laboratory discoveries into better treatments, therapies and interventions to improve the nation's health. For more information, visit http://clinicalcenter.nih.gov.

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) — The Nation's Medical Research Agency — includes 27 Institutes and Centers and is a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is the primary federal agency for conducting and supporting basic, clinical and translational medical research, and it investigates the causes, treatments, and cures for both common and rare diseases. For more information about NIH and its programs, visit www.nih.gov.

  2. spacee

    spacee Member

    TODAY IS THE DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thanks Puggles!!!

  3. simpsons

    simpsons Member

    this is what we.ve been waiting for there is not praise enough for whittlemore peterson and judy is my hero for life

    crying now emotional time for us guys we have hope

    check it out on pheonix rising there is test available now and drug to treat it judy has papers waiting to be published that show the immune system is changed by xmrv and that its not
  4. sascha

    sascha Member


    thanks for posting

  5. skeptik2

    skeptik2 Member

    Please listen to the press briefing.

    This is most important news for all with neuroimmune diseases; possibly
    not only CFS, but think about FM, autism, atypical MS, co-factor in HIV/AIDS,
    Parkinson's, ....and on and on and on!

    BTW, if "tangles" and "amyloids" are not causing Alzheimer's, what IS?

    Think about it...

    BE AWARE.....beware!