Whittemore Peterson Institute Overview
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1664 N. Virginia Street
Target demographics: HELP WPI FIND A CURE
17,000,000 suffer from neuro-immune disease. There is no cure or any treatment approved by the FDA.
1 in 300 suffers from ME and CFS
1 in 150 suffers from fibromyalgia
1 in 110 children falls within autism spectrum disorder
Lyme disease is a fast growing epidemic in the U.S. (Many sufferers go on to develop a chronic illness identical to ME and CFS)
225,000 service men of the 600,000 from the 1991 Gulf War have a multisymptom illness similar to ME and CFS called Gulf War illness (GWI)
Geographic areas served: Worldwide
Programs: Research is the key to understanding how and why these complex diseases occur. In addition to our own labs, we are leveraging an international network of dedicated virologists, immunologists, geneticists and other highly skilled researchers. Our driving goal is to translate this work into meaningful treatments, and someday a cure, for the patients who inspire us.
are a patient, a volunteer, or someone impacted by the disease, there are many ways you can make a
difference in the quest for answers. Contact us at any time about how you can help.