Review: 'Through the Shadowlands’ describes Julie Rehmeyer's ME/CFS Odyssey
I should note at the outset that this review is based on an audio version of the galleys and the epilogue from the finished work. Julie Rehmeyer sent me the final version as a PDF, but for some reason my text to voice software (Kurzweil) had issues with it. I understand that it is...
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2016 Year in Review from Ian Lipkin and CII

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by AndyPR, Dec 23, 2016.

  1. AndyPR

    AndyPR Senior Member

    Although the video has been linked elsewhere, this blog by The Microbe Discovery Project also has brief descriptions and links to further reading for all topics mentioned by Dr Lipkin.

    http://microbediscovery.org/2016/12/22/2016-year-in-review-from-ian-lipkin-and-cii/

    Lipkin's research on tick-borne disease was discussed in this thread earlier this year. http://forums.phoenixrising.me/inde...pic-grant-to-study-tick-borne-diseases.43092/
     
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  2. slysaint

    slysaint Senior Member

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    ME/CFS Research Updates
    The CII team has now collected thousands of samples from ME/CFS patients and are working to “dissect the causes of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and come up with real solutions for these problems”. As Dr. Lipkin said:
    “Another disease we’ve been studying with increased vigor is known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. And with the support of the Microbe Discovery Project as well as work that we’ve been able to do under the auspices of the NIH; with your support and the support of these various foundations and generous individuals, we’ve now collected thousands of samples. And we’re eager to begin to work on these so that we can actually dissect the causes of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and come up with real solutions for these problems.” – Dr. Ian Lipkin
    Not sure what Dr. Lipkin and the CII team are working on? The CII team “intends to test the hypothesis that ME/CFS cases and controls have different bacterial, fungal or viral microflora in the oropharynx (mouth and throat regions), lower gastrointestinal tract (gut) and blood in a massive, well-powered study.” This monster study needs a total of $5,000,000 in funding and we’re already working together to get there."

    Real research, real hope.
     
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  3. AndyPR

    AndyPR Senior Member

    Totally agree, especially as
    As has been discussed recently on other threads, changes over time could be important.
    http://microbediscovery.org/microbial-discovery-immunity-study/ if people want to read the whole article on the study.
     
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  4. Demepivo

    Demepivo Dolores Abernathy

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    Thank you to everybody at Columbia University for their continued work.
     
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  5. TiredSam

    TiredSam The wise nematode hibernates

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    Crimson crescents?
     
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    DianaHM

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    Thanks, you are doing great work.
     

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