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Review for Nevada Center for Biomedical Research, Reno, NV, USA

Rating: 4 stars  

I have not had a direct experience with Whittemore Peterson Institute. But the research of Drs. Mikovits and Lombardi at WPI into the link between human gammaretroviruses and neuroimmune illness has given me hope for validation and treatments. I had a slow crash with what is belittlingly known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. This dramatically restricts what one can do and imposes heavy flu-like symptoms. In addition to benefits for patients, it is also vital that society become aware of how these retroviruses are transmitted and how best to test for them so as to protect the blood supply. The Whittemore Peterson Institute is at the forefront of such research.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

It has given me hope for treatments. It has helped to remove the stigma that comes with the ridiculous name "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome" as the research points to biomedical causation.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I cannot presume to know what they should do; however, I would wish for them approval of NIH grant proposals and private funding.

Role:  General Member of the Public & I have given donations as I have been able and promoted the institute among those I know.