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Research at WVRG: Funded Research Projects

WVRG is a grant-funded research lab undertaking projects with grants from chronic disease support organizations. Over the past decade, WVRG has been funded to perform specific research projects by major funding organizations such as the National Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, the National CFIDS Foundation, and the Nevada CFS Foundation.

 The links on this page lead to papers and progress reports related to these projects.

Multiple Sclerosis

Prospective Study of Human Herpesvirus Six in Multiple Sclerosis

Human Herpesvirus Six and Multiple Sclerosis: Role of Cytokines

Human Herpesvirus Six and Multiple Sclerosis: Molecular Mimicry (PDF) 

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Deficiency in the Expression of STAT1 Protein in a Subpopulation of Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) (Abstract)

Potential Role of STAT1 in the Pathogenesis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Article)

Relationships Between Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Type II (HTLV-2) and Human Lymphotropic Herpesviruses in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Feasibility of Using Human Herpesvirus Six (HHV-6) IgG Levels as a Screen for HHV-6 Associated Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Laboratory Correlations of Leukotropic Herpesvirus Infections in Patients with Chronic Immuno-Metabolic Disease

External Links

Additional information on MS:

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Website

Additional information on CFS/CFIDS:

National CFIDS Foundation Website

CFIDS Association of America Website