TWiV 766: The CORONA project with David Fajgenbaum

June 10, 2021

David joins TWiV to relate how his near-death experience with Castleman’s disease motivated him to found the Center for Cytokine Storm Treatment & Laboratory and the CORONA project to identify and track all treatments reported for COVID-19 in an open-source data repository.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker

Guest: David Fajgenbaum

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3 comments on “TWiV 766: The CORONA project with David Fajgenbaum

  1. Viki Norman Jun 11, 2021

    Have you researched Ivermectin for Castleman disease? Has TWiV had Dr. Pierre
    Kory on its show? They have tracked all early therapies of existing drugs for treatment of C19 as well. c19treatearly.org and FLCCC. Their group as you might know are highly published and outstanding practicing doctors in the field who have innovated therapies for their critically ill patients and who have no financial conflict of interest in the repurposing of these drugs.

  2. Viki Norman Jun 14, 2021

    I watched most of your interview with Dr. David Fajgenbaum. It was interesting that all of his corona virus research is from pubmed. All of it. That eliminates a lot of information from 2nd and 3rd world countries, particularly about ivermectin studies. You were snickering about 50% of the studies show that it helps (by what amounts?). If you had a sick family member and a drug had a 50% chance of improvement when there is not much else out there you probably would use the drug. However, you cannot just use pub med and you must look at the details of the studies as Dr. Tess Lawrie in her meta-analysis has done. As well as what Dr. Pierre Kory and Dr Paul Marik have done. I think they have much more in depth information than your guest on the details of these studies and the outcomes throughout the world. The positives greatly outweigh the negatives in utilizing ivermectin in all stages of covid. C19treatearly.org

  3. We really enjoyed the whole episode, and the comment David made about how when he thought that “someone” should catalogue meds for COVID-19 then realized that HE should be that “someone”, why wait for someone else…just awesome. Thanks for inviting such a great guest with a fantastic story to share! Got the book for the beach, too!