Category: Enrolling studies

Enrolling: Take an online survey to give feedback on a new app for ME

Listen to the article:  Who: Doctors from Columbia Medical center are interested in creating a mobile app called “my ME/CFS” for those with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME). What: A survey that would provide information to doctors that are aiming to create this application; the app would provide a place for individuals with ME to report

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Enrolling: NIH Focus Group on PEM

Overview The NIH is currently looking for volunteers with ME/CFS to participate in a focus group that will be used to learn more about PEM in daily life as well as to hear about your experiences with Cardio Pulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) if you have experienced it. They are particularly looking for people in the

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Enrolling: Online Pediatric Research Survey

As there is currently limited research on pediatric ME/CFS, the purpose of the study is to improve our understanding of the symptoms and experiences of youth with ME/CFS by conducting a research survey. Who: The Center for Community Research at DePaul University When: Ongoing What: We would like to invite children/adolescents (ages 5-17) with myalgic

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Enrolling: White Matter Evaluation with Stanford University

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:

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Enrolling: Bateman-Horne InTime Drug Intervention Trial

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, Located in Salt

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Enrolling: Stanford Neuroendocrine Investivagtion

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 at Naples to

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Enrolling: Cornell Brain Imaging

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 both ME patients

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Enrolling: 23andMe Genetic Testing Study

The Institute of NeuroImmune Medicine is collecting genetic data from 23andme or ancestry.com for 10,000 patients. Their aim is to generate computer learning programs will search for biomarkers that can be used to develop drug targets and diagnostic tests. Who: Dr. Klimas and Dr. Bested at NSU (Institute of Neuro Immune Medicine) When: Ongoing What: Click here to learn more. When: Ongoing

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Enrolling: Stanford School of Medicine Brain Tissue Bank

  Brain tissue banks are able to provide ME researchers with samples to keep their research moving forward; Dr. Montoya and Dr. Plowey are accepting brain tissue from ME patients postmortem.  Studying the brain tissue of ME patients is an important part of understanding more about the disease overall. Who: Dr. Montoya and Dr. Plowey at Stanford

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