Guest Blog: Armin Alaedini, PhD – The Search for Food Sensitivity Biomarkers in ME/CFS

Often those with ME/CFS experience gastrointestinal symptoms. Biomarkers of these symptoms could help to identify subtypes in ME/CFS. Dr. Armin Aledini is using samples from the SolveCFS BioBank™ to look for auto-antibodies against a range of dietary proteins. In this guest blog post he discusses Celiac disease, which is a commonly misdiagnosed condition with symptoms similar to ME/CFS. READ MORE…

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Deciphering Post-Exertional Malaise

On September 18, 2014, Dane B. Cook, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Kinesiology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and a Solve ME/CFS Initiative 2011 funded investigator, presented our most popular webinar of the year on the system biology approach his team is taking to provide a clear picture as to what causes post-exertional malaise. In this guest post for our blog, Dr. Cook reviews the material presented and tackles the many questions we received from webinar participants.

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Research Digest – October 2014: The Search for Diagnostic Certainty

Currently ME/CFS is defined by symptoms that are common in many other medical and psychiatric diseases. A lack of specific biomarkers and clear diagnostic criteria often leads to misdiagnosis and muddied research results. In this month’s Research Digest we review three different studies that seek to identify more specific biomarkers for ME/CFS. READ MORE…

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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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