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Category Tag: ME Association

The UK ME/CFS biobank paves the way for bigger and better research

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On ME Awareness day this year, 12th May, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) opened the UK ME/CFS Biobank for business, with blood samples available from 300 patients now, and there will soon be samples for over 200 controls. The ready availability of samples for large numbers ...

80th “Science to Patients” ME/CFS interview on YouTube

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The Dutch ME/CFS Association (ME/CVS Vereniging) has posted the 80th in its video interview series, “Science to Patients” (“Wetenschap voor Patienten”), this time featuring British academic neuropsychiatrist Dr. Neil Harrison. Dr. Harrison, of Sussex University, discusses the possible role of inflammation in the brains of ME/CFS patients in seven mini-interviews in ...

UK ME/CFS Biobank opens for business

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Dr Charles Shepherd of the ME Association has announced that the UK’s ME/CFS Biobank is now ready to send blood samples to researchers anywhere in the world. The biobank is run by a team headed by Dr Luis Nacul at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and forms ...

Three Biomarker Discoveries in March

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March 2015 has been a busy month for biomarker discoveries for patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (Fukuda criteria), Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Canadian Consensus Criteria) and International Consensus Criteria ME ...

UK study refuses to release data: PACE trial

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Large controversial UK study still refusing to release data: latest update on the PACE trial ...