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  1. Sushi

    Sushi Moderator and Senior Member Albuquerque

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    Dr. Lerner in Michigan is also giving Cidofovir.

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  2. Christopher

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    Confirmation from someone affiliated with CFI of receipt of the study.
     
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    http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/272326.php
     
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  4. Christopher

    Christopher Senior Member

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    Now for funding =)
     
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    I would guess MS has better funding sources than ME, so it hopefully won't be such a marathon. Fingers crossed it could have positive repercussions in ME.
     
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    It does seem very early days. And to be reporting on this in such a way when the study only comprised one patient seems strange. Then again, if the exposure helps bring interest to the team who worked on it - and funding - then large studies with controls if viable in some way - could produce more significant results that night lead to a better understanding of MS and other conditions perhaps.
     
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    Yeah - reporting of these sorts of this always seems a bit scary to me, but they're open about the fact that it's just one person.
     
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    "Don't have anywhere near as much fatigue. Nowhere near as much pain."

    Mr. Pender says in the radio interview that the patient's symptoms improved 2 weeks after the injection, and he has remained improved for 1 YEAR after the injection.

    I spoke with Mr. Pender, and the organization MS Queensland is attempting to get a bigger trial going based on his study. The YouTube video below interviews Professor Pender and the patient from the study. According to the video, they need to raise $400,000 for a trial.

    Story from MS Queensland




     
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