Archive for Lombardi

“Moving Steadily Forward”: Annette Whittemore and Dr. Lombardi on the WPI – Past and Future

Last year as I visited the Whittemore Peterson Institute I was struck, more than anything, by what an immense accomplishment it was.  Built in the pre-XMRV era when chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) hardly registered on the national scene,  the idea that a $15.5 million dollar facility mostly Read more [...]

Study Suggests Retroviral Activation/Autoimmunity Possibly Linked in ME/CFS: Dr. Lombardi of WPI Talks

This study looked at broken up bits of old retroviruses called  Human Endogenous Retroviruses (HERV's) that have been collected over time in our DNA and probably used successfully. (Did you know you were part retrovirus?). Most of these old retroviruses are too broken and mangled to do anything Read more [...]