Hemispherx released a statement on Monday indicating the FDA had denied their application of Ampligen to treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) because of lack of 'substantial' proof of efficacy and (rather ominously) because they did not have enough data to assess safety concerns.
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In day 8 of his hunger strike, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome patient Robert Miller decried the FDA’s decision (announced hours ago) to disapprove Ampligen, Read more [...]
The plight of the chronic fatigue syndrome community was given a sympathetic and moving portrayal in a TV news story in Reno yesterday that featured Bob Miller and Dr. Janet Smith, another Ampligen recipient. The news organization contacted both the FDA and Hemispherx regarding the story. Read more [...]
Bob Miller has been to the Vice President's office, he's had one and one meetings with the Director of the NIH, he's canvassed politicians on the Hill - he's thrown everything he can into the fight to get this disorder recognition - but this time, the issue - the probable FDA rejection of Ampligen Read more [...]
Check out Part I of this series ('FDA Advisory Committee Meeting on Ampligen Pt I: Dueling Presentation Set Stage for Critical Vote') on the Simmaron Foundations Website here
While the FDA statistical team was highly critical of the drug, the FDA put together a Committee that Read more [...]
We're stuck in the doldrums as the federal level with little funding and little support but that doesn't mean stagnation. With several major studies wrapping up 2013 will be a very important year for this disorder. Check out some of the events and studies to look forward to this year.
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