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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


by Jody Smithpixabay-PR-woman-sitting-laptop2

Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine is hosting a Patient Conference for Dr. Nancy Klimas on January 26, 2013. Klimas is considered to be an expert in immune disorders and one of the world’s best researchers and clinicians for ME/CFS.

The theme of the conference is CFS/ME and Gulf War Illness 2013 – A Celebration of Hope and Progress. The doors of the conference are open to all who are interested in hearing what Klimas has to say.

Dean Anthony Silvagni DO, PharmD will be welcoming the Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine to the NSU family.… Read More


Posted by Cort Johnson

 I can promise we will be providing cutting edge research and care, and educating providers like never before. 

Dr. Nancy Klimas

Dr. Klimas recently left the University of Miami to head up a new Institute dedicated to researching chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and Gulf War Illness  at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Klimas worked at the Univ. of Miami for 27 years; they gave her a space and a platform for her ME/CFS research, and for that we must be grateful, but they were never an eager partner. Nova Southeastern University (NSU), however, sounds like it’s eager to make a difference in this field.… Read More


Posted by Cort Johnson

Last week a notice from the University of Miami stating that after 27 years Dr. Klimas’s doors at the University would close sent something of a shock wave through the ME/CFS community. The idea that a significant CFS researcher, physician and advocate had perhaps lost her academic base was more than disturbing – but that announcement turned out to be nothing but a prelude to the really big news; it turned out that University of Miami didn’t let her go at all – Dr. Klimas left them for greener, much greener pastures.

In fact Dr. Klimas was given an offer – to form a Neuro-Immune Institute at Nova Southeastern – that she couldn’t refuse.… Read More