MERE WORDS COULD NOT EXPRESS OUR THANKS TO DR MIKOVITS FOR HER XMRV PRESENTATION ON JANUARY 22.
To view downloadable videos of the entire presentation and Q&A session, click here. The slides used will be posted soon as well.
ProHealth and the HHV-6 Foundation are honored to be hosting this globally webcasted presentation & Q&A session by XMRV researcher Judy Mikovits, PhD.
This will be Dr. Mikovits’ first presentation to patients since publication of the XMRV paper in October 2009.
Annette Whittemore, Founder and President of the Whittemore-Peterson Institute, will kick off the event.
2 to 4 pm Pacific Time, Friday Jan 22 (seating begins at 1:30)
For the time of the event where you live, check the World Clock Time Converter – www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html – and convert from U.S.A. California to your time zone.
PHYSICAL LOCATION (note the move to a larger venue; ALL ARE WELCOME):
Hotel Mar Monte, at 1111 E Cabrillo Blvd – El Cabrillo Room
Across from East Beach, between Corona Del Mar and Ninos Drive.
Free Valet Parking! (In rear.)
See map –
TO JOIN THE EVENT AS IT IS STREAMED ONLINE
A link to the Mikovits Presentation Page is featured on ProHealth.com. You can go there now to check whether you have the latest version of Flash Player, download it free if you don’t, and take a virtual seat Friday when the event begins.
A VIDEO RECORD OF THE EVENT WILL BE POSTED LATER ON PROHEALTH.COM
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DR. MIKOVITS WILL ANSWER QUESTIONS
Attendees at the event in Santa Barbara will be able to question Dr. Mikovits directly about XMRV research progress, findings, testing, and plans. Additionally she will answer selected questions submitted online in advance, and is incorporating answers to many of these in her presentation.
As director of research at the Whittemore-Peterson Institute in Reno, Nevada, Judy Mikovits gained worldwide attention in October with publication of a paper in the journal Science, reporting “Detection of an Infectious Retrovirus, XMRV, in Blood Cells of Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.” To review the article and subsequent media coverage, see “In The News” at WPInstitute.org.
XMRV Research Continues, Worldwide
Dr. Mikovits’ team at Whittemore-Peterson, and collaborating researchers around the globe, are working intensively on next steps in the research – which relates to ME/CFS, fibromyalgia and other neuroimmune disorders, certain cancers, and much more.
Regarding controversy over a recent UK-based research study claiming to find no XMRV in patient samples…
Dr. Mikovits states vigorously, “You can’t claim to replicate a study if you don’t do a single thing that we did in our study… Our goal has always been to translate our research into diagnostics and therapeutics for patients… We are still trying to develop drugs to treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. That was our goal, and nothing has changed.”
We hope that you will be able to participate in this historic event with Dr. Mikovits and WPI Founder Annette Whittemore, and look forward to joining you there on January 22.
HHV6 Foundation (http://www.hhv-6foundation.org)
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