Research Digest – June 2014: Neuroinflammation in ME/CFS

Neuroimaging has been used to study the structural, functional and metabolic affects of ME/CFS on the brain in ME/CFS patients for the past 25 years. To date there are about 50 papers in the peer-reviewed biomedical literature describing these findings. This month we highlight three publications that directly demonstrate and implicate neuroinflammation in ME/CFS…

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Guest Post: Dr Larry Baldwin on Post-Exertional Debility in ME/CFS

Dr. Larry Baldwin, licensed physician and ME/CFS patient, worked with our Scientific Director, Suzanne D. Vernon, PhD to provide comment on post-exertional debility to the Institute of Medicine Committee on Diagnostic Criteria for ME/CFS. We are happy to provide his compelling and intelligent insights here as a guest blog post…

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SolveCFS BioBank: Calling YOU to Participate in Gathering a Breadth & Depth of ME/CFS Data, Part 4 of 4

The SolveCFS BioBank allows us to seek out and attract the brightest investigators, allowing multiple research projects on participant samples where results are combined. ME/CFS is complex, like a jigsaw puzzle. When you participate in the BioBank, different research studies are brought together. READ MORE in part 4 of 4 of this series…

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SolveCFS BioBank: An Important Tool in Accelerating the Discovery of Effective Treatments, Part 1 of 4

There are many curious scientists who love to tackle challenging science. The SolveCFS BioBank is proving to be a great resource that attracts the brightest investigators from some of the best institutions into the field of ME/CFS research. Learn more in part 1 of this 4 part series…

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The Physical Basis of CFS

By John DeLuca, PhD UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School Studies assessing structural and functional neuroimaging, autonomic activity and neuroendocrine abnormalities all point to neuro-pathology in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) patients. While the nature and the extent of neuropathologic involvement in CFS is still unclear, neurocognitive studies make up a very large body of CFS research. This […]

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