chronic fatigue syndrome

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and W. Ian Lipkin Vincent and Ian review a multicenter blinded analysis which finds no association between chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis and XMRV or polytropic murine leukemia virus. Click the arrow to play, or right-click to download TWiV Special XMRV (53 MB .mp3, 44 min) Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes, at the […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, and Alan Dove Vincent, Alan, and Rich review ten compelling virology stories of 2011. Please help us by taking our listener survey. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV 164 (60 MB .mp3, 99 minutes). Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes , at the Zune Marketplace, by the […]

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TWiV 150: Contaminated

September 25, 2011

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, and Dickson Despommier Vincent, Dickson, and Rich meant to do an all-email episode, but first they review results of the Blood XMRV Scientific Research Working Group, and partial retraction of the paper associating XMRV with chronic fatigue syndrome. With this episode TWiV is three years old. Click the arrow above to play, […]

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TWiV 136: Exit XMRV

June 5, 2011

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Stephen Goff Retrovirologist Stephen Goff joins Vincent, Rich, and Alan for a discussion of recent papers on the retrovirus XMRV and its association with chronic fatigue syndrome and prostate cancer. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #136 (61 MB .mp3, 84 minutes). Subscribe to […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Alan, and Rich talk about XMRV integration sites in prostate tumor DNA, the decline effect and scientific method, and the first virus of Caenorhabditis nematodes. Click the arrow above to play, or rightight click to download TWiV #123 (67 MB .mp3, 93 minutes). Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes , at […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and David Tuller Vincent and journalist David Tuller converse about the state of science reporting by the press. Click the arrow above to play, or right click to download TWiV #119 (43 MB .mp3, 60 minutes). Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes , at the Zune Marketplace, by the RSS feed, or by email, or listen on your […]

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TWiV 99: ICAAC Boston 2010

September 19, 2010

Host: Vincent Racaniello On episode 99 of the podcast This Week in Virology, Vincent tours the 50th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) in Boston, speaking with exhibitors and visitors, including Professors Derek Smith, Michael Schmidt, Frederick Hayden, and Myra McClure. Many thanks to Chris Condayan and Ray Ortega of the American Society for […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Alan, and Rich review the finding of murine leukemia virus-related sequences in the blood of CFS patients and healthy donors, laboratory inventories for wild poliovirus containment, weaving high-performance viral batteries into fabric for the military, and a case of human rabies in Indiana. Click the arrow […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Ila Singh Vincent, Alan, and Rich speak with Ila Singh about the new human retrovirus XMRV, and how her laboratory is studying its association with prostate cancer and chronic fatigue syndrome. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #94 (56 MB .mp3, 77 minutes) Subscribe […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Alan Dove Vincent and Alan review recent findings on the association of the retrovirus XMRV with ME/CFS, reassortment of 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza virus in swine, and where influenza viruses travel in the off-season. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #89 (56 MB .mp3, 78 minutes) Subscribe […]

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