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Jody Smith continues her review of INIM’s Patient Conference with a look at Dr Irma Rey’s presentation.


In the fourth video of the Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine’s Patient Conference in January, Dr. Klimas introduced Dr. Irma Rey, Assistant Professor of Medicine, of the Department of Clinical Immunology. Dr. Rey is also Director of Medical Education, Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Institute of Neuro-Immune Medicine.

Without Dr. Rey, none of what is happening at NSU for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Gulf War Illness would be possible, Dr. Klimas said.

Lymphocytes the main focus of study

Dr. Rey said that lymphocytes are the main focus of study.… Read More


Jody Smith continues her review of Nova’s Patient Conference for Dr Klimas with a look at three patients who have improved significantly.

pixabay-silhouettes-people-gears-2“No one has ever taught me more about what to do than my patients.” So said Dr. Nancy Klimas at the Patient Conference hosted by Nova Southeastern University on January 26, 2013.

This has to be one of the greatest things any professional associated with ME/CFS has ever said. It may be one of the main reasons that Dr. Klimas is so successful and so trusted in our community. She went on to talk about the importance of listening — another reason she is so highly regarded by those of us with ME/CFS.… Read More


by Jody Smith

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A Patient Conference for Dr. Nancy Klimas was hosted by Nova Southeastern University on January 26, 2013. I was delighted to see Vonnie Kennedy’s article A Celebration of Hope and Progress with her first-hand view of the morning sessions. Vonnie did not have the advantage I’ve had of being able to see the videos from the conference, and being able to play sections back over and over again. But she did have the pleasure of being at NSU and seeing these dedicated professionals at the conference.

Introducing the INIM

The first video from the conference, entitled Welcome and Introducing the INIM (Institute of Neuro Immune Medicine), is only about five minutes long.… Read More


Posted by Cort Johnson

March 6th

  • The
    WPI’s response to CROI

    “It is interesting that infectious XMRV is
    still found only in human cells and not in mouse cells or mice. In addition,
    these data have little to say about XMRV infection in humans.” In an email Dr.
    Mikovits stated “There is still not one piece of evidence of contamination in
    the Science paper. All of the authors stand by the conclusions and data in
    Lombardi et al”.

    Deckoff-Jones Talks
    – Dr. Mikovits was too busy to do an interview
    but Dr. Deckoff-Jones got her two cents in her personal blog.

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Posted by Cort Johnson

CBS News was in Miami yesterday filming the Miami Coral Gables CFIDS Group meeting with Dr. Klimas. According to reports Dr. Klimas met with them after the meeting to do an interview about the PACE trial and Dr. Natelson’s new study validating a previous study finding abnormal proteins in the spinal fluid of ME/CFS patients indicating neuroinflammation.

If this is a validation of the Dr. Baraniuk’s spinal fluid study we’re in real luck because we’ve heard that his own validation of the study should be coming out shortly. Thus we may have two studies coming out one after another indicating neuro-inflammation is present in the brains of people with chronic fatigue syndrome.… Read More