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XMRVChronic Fatigue Syndrome and the Blood Supply - Teleconference June 11th

Discussion in 'Media, Interviews, Blogs, Talks, Events about XMRV' started by Impish, May 28, 2010.

  1. Impish

    Impish Senior Member

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    http://www.ascp.org/LongDescriptions/Teleconferences/TH0037X.aspx

    In this Teleconference, Dr. Katz, a specialist in infectious diseases and a prominent figure in national blood banking organizations, will provide in-depth background about the virus and its taxonomic relationships, bring you up to date on XMRV research initiatives, and clarify the issues surrounding the virus in transfusion medicine.

    Following the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

    Identify the taxonomic relationships of XMRV
    Recognize the disease associations that are being proposed for XMRV
    Justify the emerging interest in XMRV in transfusion medicine
    Evaluate current research initiatives

    Dr. Katz is a representative on the CDC study
  2. FernRhizome

    FernRhizome Senior Member

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    Does anyone know if this has any connection to the U.S. blood supply announcement we are all waiting for?
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    paddygirl Senior Member

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    I sent this info to one of our national ME organizations in the hope that we can get blood supply people and other medical authorities interested.

    Or do they stop learning once they are in the job.
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    I am hoping to attend this teleconference. I'm also hoping my work will pay for it!

    No word yet if it will be paid for but one person may actually register, while more may actually be able to view the teleconference.
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    natasa778 Senior Member

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    Go JT !!!!
  6. justinreilly

    justinreilly Stop the IoM & P2P! Adopt CCC!

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    Don't like the use of 'proposed'. It shows they are still trying to minimize and subtly discredit the science.


    Seems like this is a way for him and his org to make a quick buck- it costs $154 to listen in.

    I would think it is timed for a bit after the announcement to maximize viewership.
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    MaryAnn

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    Thanks JT1024 for attending and we look forward to hearing what was presented.
  8. redo

    redo Senior Member

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    I liked this quote from your link Impish:


    I guess that if they believe that the prevalence is about 0%, like they found in the other attempts to replicate the study (both in samples from healthy and sick people), then why bother to look for the prevalence in the population?

    Sounds good to me :Retro smile:

    And when this person also is involved in the CDC replication study, then I think chances are good that they've found something.
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    helsbells Senior Member

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    I think its frowned upon certainly! ;)
  10. VillageLife

    VillageLife Senior Member

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    Hope you can attend JT!
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    Dr. Katz will Give Free Webinar

    Dr. Katz has agreed to give a free webinar on XMRV and Blood Safety on August 12th. You can find additional information about the webinar series on the website: http://www.cfids.org/cfidslink/2010/040703.asp

    Registration is not yet open for this webinar, but an announcement will go out when it is.

    Again this is a FREE talk by Dr. Katz on XMRV and blood safety, made possible by the supporters of the CFIDS Association.
  12. VillageLife

    VillageLife Senior Member

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    Wow that's really positive!

    The topics xmrv and blood saftey!! Which means he might be going to advise us against donating blood?
  13. V99

    V99 *****

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    I dare not say what I hope it is, and what may be about to happen. We all want out of this mess, and the hand that we may have been dealt...? Well, we want out, so I will think about it if, and when, it happens.
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    is anyone attending THIS WEEK'S teleconference and can report back. my doc's office will not attend. boo hoo.
  15. JT1024

    JT1024 Senior Member

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    Looks like it is a no go for me. I tried to get work to pay for it but they would not. :(
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    VillageLife Senior Member

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    Is there anyway we can find out whats said at this meeting?
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    JT1024 was hoping to attend. Maybe she will pop in and let us know.
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    JayS

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    FernRhizome Senior Member

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    I thought this talk was going to be available to us to listen to. Does anyone know? Was it not open to the public or on the internet?
  20. awol

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    so.....

    Does anyone know what happened?

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