Elizabeth Nakano is an independent producer and reporter. Photo from Transom.org.

Podcast by Elizabeth Nakano tells the story of surviving autoimmune encephalitis

Jake Pickard and Marirose Lynch enjoy cooking together in his apartment.
Jake Pickard and Marirose Lynch enjoy cooking together in his apartment.

In 2014, Jake Pickard watched doctors try to save his girlfriend’s brain. What happened would dramatically change their relationship and their lives. Reporter Elizabeth Nakano headed to Eastham, MA, to interview them about the aftermath. Elizabeth’s story titled, Resetcan be heard through the Public Radio Exchange website. We are grateful to Elizabeth, Marirose, Jake, and PRX for allowing us to link to this story.

In April 2016, we featured a story on Marirose and her recovery from AE in a post entitled “En-suffer-litis.”

Marirose Lynch is a survivor of AE.
Marirose Lynch is a survivor of AE.