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Active HHV-6 Infection of Cerebellar Purkinje Cells in Mood Disorders, 2018, Prusty et al

Discussion in 'Health News and Research unrelated to ME/CFS' started by Webdog, Nov 2, 2018.

  1. Webdog

    Webdog Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Herpes virus link to bipolar disorder and depression
    https://blog.frontiersin.org/2018/09/28/microbiology-herpes-virus-depression-bipolar-disorder/
     
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    Trish Moderator Staff Member

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    The article is based on this research:
    Frontiers in Microbiology, August 2108
    Active HHV-6 Infection of Cerebellar Purkinje Cells in Mood Disorders
    Bhupesh K. Prusty et al
    https://www.frontiersin.org/article...tm_campaign=ECO_FMICB_hhv6-depression-bipolar
    So post mortem brain studies showed significantly more virus and more inflammatory response due to the virus in those with Bipolar and major depressive disorders.
     
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    Inara Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Prusty is one of two groups in Germany that also do research on ME. He received a Ramsay award from SMCI.

    Edit: Corrected OMF to SMCI.
     
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    Andy Committee Member & Outreach

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    Neuroscience News article on this study, https://neurosciencenews.com/herpes-virus-depression-bipolar-11025/

    To reiterate the point made above, Bhupesh Prusty was in receipt of a Ramsay Award grant from SMCI. He presented at the NIH Accelerating Research meeting last week, talking about having found evidence for "something in the blood" impeding mitochondrial function.
     
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