Category Tag: genetics

SF Bay Area: Get Stanford Some Healthy Controls!

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If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, or know any others who do, please consider asking them to donate blood to the Stanford Genome Technology Center as a healthy control. The blood will be used for multiple purposes, including in Ron Davis's ME/CFS research.  If you know individuals ...

Recent Tryptase Study Yields Potential ME/CFS Insight

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From the Solve ME/CFS Initiative: We recently highlighted a paper published online on October 17, 2016 (doi: 10.1038/ng.3696) the journal Nature Genetics, one of the most rigorous publications in the field of genetics with tantalizing findings. The paper, titled “Elevated basal serum tryptase identifies a multisystem disorder associated with increased ...

Cast your vote today help fund epigenetic research for ME

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Action CIND is competing in the Aviva contest for $100,000 to advance ME and FM research in Canada. REGISTER at http://avivacommunityfund.org, CAST 18 VOTES TODAY at https://avivacommunityfund.org/voting/project/view/16-356, and SHARE contest information to help them ...

Help fund CII’s ME/CFS Monster Study: Microbes, Immunity, & Complex Data

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Columbia University - Center for Infection and Immunity has seriously upped the ante on the initial microbe discovery project in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Their impressive, rigorous new study could point the way to diagnostic tests, and even treatments – but first they need the funds to complete the work ...

Introducing Blue Ribbon Fellow: Kelly Gaunt

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The Blue Ribbon Foundation, the non-profit behind the documentary Forgotten Plague, has an educational and research agenda. In addition to getting the film in front of as many people in the medical and health profession as possible, one of the primary programs they have created is a student fellowship for medical students to ...

Introducing Blue Ribbon Fellow: Kristina Gemayel

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The Blue Ribbon Foundation, the non-profit behind the documentary Forgotten Plague, has an educational and research agenda. In addition to getting the film in front of as many people in the medical and health profession as possible, one of the primary programs they have created is a student fellowship for medical ...

$3.28 Million Awarded for ME/CFS Biomarker Study

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Bateman Horne Center leadership, Drs. Bateman and Vernon, are Co-Investigators with Professor Derya Unutmaz, M.D. on this cutting-edge, 5 year immunogenomic study of ME/CFS that seeks to to develop robust, quantitative immune-biomarker sets for predicting disease susceptibility, stratifying patients and guiding treatment strategies ...

Fluge and Mella’s search for genetic markers

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In Dr. Albright's study of the families of ME/CFS patients in Utah, risk of ME was found to be 2.7 times greater in first-degree relatives of ME patients, 2.3 times greater in second-degree relatives, and 1.93 times greater in third-degree relatives.  This familial clustering is the basis for new research ...
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