Friday, November 19, 2010

Ph.D. student thrives despite health struggle

By Nathan Miller | IDS
Nov. 18, 2010

Jenelle Dorner has spent years fighting fatigue, malnutrition and pain.

Dorner, a doctoral candidate in neuroscience and psychology at IU, was diagnosed with mitochondrial disease, dystonia and gastroparesis, which combined have left her wheelchair-bound with a surgically inserted tube that helps send nutrition directly to her heart.

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