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Category Archives: Research

UK: More than 250 GPs Attended ME Workshop at the RCGP Conference

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A week after the recent RCGP Annual Primary Care Conference & Exhibition held in Glasgow on the 4th – 6th October, it seems appropriate to reflect on the impact of the conference on educating GPs about myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). The RCGP Conference is the must-attend event of the year for GPs ...

Enrolling: White Matter Evaluation with Stanford University

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Researchers at Stanford University have discovered that the brains of patients with ME display abnormalities in the white matter within the right hemisphere. It is crucial to further the research involved with these findings as they may lead to more definitive diagnoses of ME. Who: Dr. Montoya and Dr. Zeineh at the Stanford School of Medicine When: Ongoing What: Replication ...

Emerge Australia Releases Report on National Survey of ME Patients

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Emerge Australia has released a report on the findings of a survey of more than 600 Australians with ME/CFS. The National Survey of the Health and Wellbeing of People with ME/CFS was carried out in conjunction with ASDF Research, and highlights the need for greater understanding of ME/CFS in Australia ...

POTS and Beyond Conference 2018

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The POTS and Beyond conference held in Salt Lake City this past weekend brought together experts in the field to educate physicians and patients on what is known about autonomic dysfunction. The neurology department of the University of Utah School of Medicine partnered with Dysautonomia International and Granger Medical to ...

Take the NYU Research Survey about your ME Experience

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I’m a researcher at NYU interested in the experiences of people with ME/CFS in the U.S ...

Enrolling: Bateman-Horne InTime Drug Intervention Trial

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The InTime Trial aims to assess the effects of the investigational drug, CT38, in terms of its safety and effectiveness in treating ME/CFS. There will be 18 people between 18 and 60 years of age enrolled in this study and participation will last up to approximately 4 months. Who: Dr. Lucinda Bateman, ...

Join the Stanford Community Symposium via Livestream

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The Stanford Genome Technology Center will host the Second Annual Community Symposium on the Molecular Basis of ME/CFS, sponsored by the Open Medicine Foundation, at Stanford University on Saturday, Sept. 29. The following researchers will be presenting: Ronald W. Davis, PhD, Maureen Hanson, PhD, Jonas Bergquist, MD, PhD, Wenzhong Xiao, PhD, Alain ...

NIH Creates Council to Advance ME Research

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has formed a new council focused on how best to advance research into myalgic encephalomyelitis / chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). The committee, called the NANDS Council Working Group for ME/CFS Research, will be comprised of scientists, clinicians, representatives from advocacy organizations, and individuals with ...

Enrolling: Stanford Neuroendocrine Investivagtion

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Researchers from Stanford University aim to evaluate the endocrine system in female ME patients to learn how the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenall (HPA) axis functions in ME/CFS patients. They will do this by evaluating antibodies in 60 ME/CFS cases and through basic endocrine testing. Who: Dr. Montoya at Stanford University is collaborating with Dr. De Bellis at Secondary University ...

Enrolling: Cornell Brain Imaging

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Cornell Center for Enervating Neuroimmune Disease aims to collect brain images (MRSs) from individuals with ME to study oxidative stress and neuroinflammation. Dr. Dikoma Shungu hopes to identify possible biomarkers for ME as well as add to the overall understanding of the disease. Who: Cornell Center for Enervating Neuroimmune Disease is collecting information from ...