Video Interview with Microbiologist Marianne Middelveen

Marianne Middelveen Interview

Microbiologist Marianne Middelveen joined us on August 14th 2019 to discuss her work researching Morgellons disease. Can you tell us what kind of science you practice and describe how that applies to your work? What is the extent of your involvement with the Charles Holman Foundation? Is the diagnostic criteria for Morgellons just the fibers … Read more Video Interview with Microbiologist Marianne Middelveen

What’s in the TBDWG Report for Morgellons Patients?

In December of 2018, the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group released its first report to Congress regarding the epidemic of emerging disease. This article gives a basic rundown of relevant statements contained in the first of three TBDWG reports to Congress. 

The Role of Infections in Mental Illness

by Frank Strick, Clinical Research Director

THE RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR INFECTIOUS MENTAL ILLNESS

(The Research Institute for Infectious Mental Illness is no longer open.).

In considering an infectious etiology to any chronic mental illness there are at least four categories to consider. First are those infections already recognized to induce psychiatric symptoms. These include pneumonia, urinary tract infection, sepsis, malaria, Legionnaire’s disease, syphilis, typhoid, diphtheria, HIV, rheumatic fever and herpes. (Ref: Chuang)

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