XMRV Controversy Erupts at the NIH Conference

The XMRV debate erupted at the NIH State of Knowledge Conference held in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, on April 7-8. In the clip below you will see Dr. Mikovits defending her point- that there is no evidence from contamination after extensive testing–  and Dr. Coffin pointing to exactly the opposite- that positive XMRV results in other labs have been due to mouse DNA contamination, and that XMRV strains did not infect humans.

The Wall Street Journal’s Amy Dockser Marcus has written an excellent blog article on the XMRV controversy at the NIH State of Knowledge Conference, presenting the events of the debate in a balanced manner.

The saga on XMRV continues…

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