The Institute for Molecular Medicine


Some News and Media Reports

The following news articles are representative of some of the recent reports published in the last few years on Institute programs. The views expressed by the authors of these reports are their own and do not necessarily represent the views of the faculty and staff of the Institute for Molecular Medicine. Also, there are inaccuracies in some of these articles and reports, and these are not reflective of the research conducted by the Institute or its affiliated institutions.


  • Mycoplasma—Often Overlooked in Chronic Lyme Disease,
    by Scott Forsgren, Public Health Alert 2009; 4(7): 1-9. pdf doc

  • Ill Wind—Desert Storm Blows Back with a Fury - by Tom Whittle and Linda Amato, Freedom Magazine 2003; 35(1):5-14. - pdf doc 

  • The Surface Membrane, Versatile Gatekeeper - National Institutes of General Medical Sciences (NIH) Homepage: Science & Education Dec. 4, 2002 - rtf doc

  • Baffling Lyme Disease. Numbers Are Rising But Some Aren’t Getting Treatment - by Nicholas Regush, ABC News, May 4, 2002. - rtf doc

  • Pentagon: No More GI Guinea Pigs - by Elliot Borin, News Alert/NBC, Oct. 29, 2002 - rtf doc

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Infection Connection. Targeting and Treating the Cause of Chronic Illness - by Dr. Katherine M. Poehlmann, 2002 - rtf_doc 

  • Veterans, Government Check Out Organism - by George Coryell, The Tampa Tribune, April 22, 2001 - rtf doc

  • The Biowar. Gulf War veterans and federal agencies explore whether ailments are related to a tiny organism - by George Coryell, The Tampa Tribune, April 22, 2001 - rtf doc

  • Vaccines, Gulf War Syndrome Link Studied - by Paul Richter, Los Angeles Times, May 18, 2000 - rtf doc

  • The Bug that Bit the President - Freedom Magazine, 2000 - rtf doc 

  • Gulf War Ills Due To Biowarfare? - Reuters NewMedia, Inc. - Thursday March 13, 2000 - rtf doc 

  • Mystery Bacteria Linked To Chronic Fatigue, Gulf War Syndromes - by Dan Vergano, Medical Tribune News Service, Dec. 1999 - rtf doc

  • Gulf War Illness Suffering Continues - by G. L. Nicolson & N. L. Nicolson, Freedom Magazine, 1999 - rtf doc

  • The 'Stealth' Bugs – Mycoplasma - by Jacqueline Steincamp, NZine New Zealand, June 25, 1999 - rtf doc

  • The Bacterial Revolution - by Colman Jones, CBC Radio One, June 4, 1999 - rtf doc

  • Bacterial Bombshell - by Colman Jones, NOW Magazine, June 3, 1999 - rtf doc

  • U.S. Will Test Antibiotic for Gulf War Illness - by Colman Jones, The Los Angeles Times, April 15, 1999 - rtf doc

  • Antibiotic May Defeat Gulf War Syndrome. Veterans set to begin trials of medication here, across U.S.by S. Duerksen, San Diego Union-Tribune, April 14, 1999 - rtf doc

  • What’s Really Causing Gulf War Illness? One Man’s Dogged Research Points to An Unusual—And likely—Suspect - by Gunjan Sinha, Popular Science, April 1999 - Document to be added soon.

  • A Fire on the Cross - by Tim Whittle, Freedom Magazine, 1999 - rtf doc 

  • Illness Disables Gulf War Veteran - by Loretta Sword, Denver Post, Sept. 6, 1998 - rtf doc

  • The Hot War? - by Barbara DeMarco Barrett, Orange Coast Magazine, Sept. 1997 - rtf doc

  • Special DNA Process Helped Scientists Find Gulf War Bug - by Ed Offley, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, March 27, 1997 - rtf doc 

  • Gulf War Illness Caused by Bacteria, Doctors Say; Some claim to have caught the ailment from veterans. - by J. R. Moehringer, The Los Angeles Times, Mar. 9, 1997 - rtf doc

  • Germ warfare Against America: Part 1. What is Gulf War Illness (GWI)? -  by Donald S. McAlvaney, Aug. 1996- rtf doc

  • Army to pursue once-dismissed theory for Gulf War illness - CNN Interactive, Dec. 26, 1996 - rtf doc

  • Pentagon Open to Germ Tests in Sick Gulf Vets - by Ed Offley, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Dec. 25, 1996 - rtf doc

  • Probe Sought of Gulf War Illness - by Ed Offley, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Dec. 12, 1996 - rtf doc

  • Gulf War Illness Linked to Iraqi Germ Weapons - by Ed Offley, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Dec. 11, 1996 - rtf doc