America’s Budget Crisis & HG Research…Need Your Help Now!

Time is of the essence as the budget crisis is likely to lead to cuts in NIH funding next year which will include our HG study if we don’t enroll and collect all our saliva samples before the cuts are in effect. Please participate (contact and please follow through with the HG study now.

We can NOT find the cause of HG until we have a minimum of 2,000 DNAs (1,000 HG and 1,000 friend controls)

PLEASE help us by checking the list below to make sure you have completed ALL the necessary steps and please refer your friends (HG and non-HG) to participate (as you can see we are very behind on the non-HG friends).

  1. If you haven’t completed your SURVEY, please do so here
  2. If you had HG, please have your FRIEND CONTROL email me at if you haven’t already. If possible, please refer extra friends.
  3. If you haven’t sent in your CONSENT FORM, please do so as soon as possible.
  4. If you haven’t sent in your SALIVA KIT, please do so as soon as possible.
  5. If you had HG and haven’t sent your MEDICAL RECORDS relating to iv treatment, please do so as soon as possible.
  6. If you have any problems/questions with the survey or anything else, please email
  7. Please spread the word to your OBs and friends so we can get our 2,000 participants as fast as possible.

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