As part of our OMF End ME/CFS Project, this study will conduct a comprehensive, “Big Data,” analysis on severely ill ME/CFS patients with the goal of finding sensitive and distinctive molecular biomarker(s). Very little research has been done in the bedbound. severely ill patients because they are hard to reach. By looking at the simple
According to the recent Institute of Medicine report, up to 2.5 million Americans have chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). Patients with ME/CFS are more functionally impaired than those with other disabling illnesses, including congestive heart failure, multiple sclerosis, and end-stage renal disease. The NIH funds ME/CFS at $5 million per year, and that amount is estimated by
The Microbe Discovery Project began as a patient-driven crowdfund to raise funds for world-class researchers Dr Ian Lipkin and Dr Mady Hornig at Columbia University’s Center for Infection and Immunity (CII), New York. Research into ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is sorely needed and there is a paucity of research into the illness. Patients raised a whopping
DePaul University’s Center for Community Research (under the leadership of Dr. Leonard Jason) is currently recruiting respondents for a study on myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) mortality.