the beginning years of research I was looking for the best target
tissue to examine: tissue that would reflect all the tissues in the body.
In collaboration with other specialists I tried a number of
looked at lymphocytes with Doctor Elin at the National Institute
of Health. The white cells or lymphocytes where found to be
unstable and unreliable in preparation or transport. They varied
much from each other. They also varied with the immune status of
We looked at Serum. But serum doesn't have much
other elements; serum has very very low levels of magnesium.
Most of this element is inside the cells and tissues. Serum did not
reflect what was happening inside cells."
The Serum research was published with MC Haigney, MD
PhD of Johns Hopkins and Bethesda Army Hospital in
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