Dr. Judy Mikovits, PhD, will present her important new chronic fatigue syndrome research findings in Lisbon, Portugal on Monday, Oct 19, at the Tri-Society Annual Conference 2009.* Dr. Mikovits is Director of Research at the Whittemore-Peterson Institute for Neuro-Immune Disease in Reno, Nevada.
Note: The news embargo on an article describing Dr. Mikovits' findings, published in Science magazine, was lifted Oct 8 at 2:00 pm Eastern Time. See the press release, issued by the National Institutes of Health – "BREAKING NEWS: Consortium of Researchers Discover Retroviral Link to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome".
The title of the article: "Detection of Infectious Retrovirus, XMRV, in Blood Cells of Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome."
* Members include the Society for Leukocyte Biology, International Cytokine Society, & International Society for Interferon and Cytokine Research, Cellular and Cytokine Interactions in Health and Disease)