Nevada Newsmakers

Host: Sam Shad

Annette Whittemore, Founder and President
Andrea Whittemore-Goad, Patient Advocate, Whittemore Peterson Institute
Tray Abney, Director of Government Relations, Reno Sparks Chamber of Commerce
Marlene Lockard, Principal, Capital Strategies
Alison Gaulden, President, Agile Campaigns

"There’s been four thousand papers published in the last 25 years on the physical aspects of this disease, so the people out there who try to say that it’s psychological have ignored the science, and they cannot ignore this fact, (the existence of) XMRV. "

- Andrea Whittemore-Goad celebrates the opening of the Whittemore-Peterson Institute, discussing the discovery of the retrovirus XMRV and the hope it has given to sufferers of chronic fatigue syndrome.