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Strange Immune Findings Reported in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

In  a presentation to an NIH conference on translating research results into clinical practices, the scientific director of the Simmaron Research Foundation, Dr. Isabel Barao, will present a paper suggesting something very strange may be going on in ME/CFS patients' immune systems.   Her Read more [...]

Simmaron Research Foundation Study Targets Heart of the Immune Breakdown in ME/CFS

So many different pathogens can trigger ME/CFS that immune system problems (not the bugs themselves) are probably the key factor in this disorder. That fact and increasing evidence of high rates of heritability convinced the Simmaron Research Foundation to launch an effort to get at the underpinnings Read more [...]

The Under Financed ME/CFS Research Field, Pt II: Why it Takes 20 Years to Get 1 Year’s Research Done

As things stand right now, one could say that it takes 20 years to get 1 year’s worth of ME/CFS research done. Why? Because the level of funding allocated for ME/CFS research is 20 times lower than that of comparable diseases. See “The Underfinanced ME/CFS Research, Pt I - Facts and figures Read more [...]

Immune Workshop to Redefine How ME/CFS Is Diagnosed and Treated

The Times They Are a Changing. In response to Dr. Unger's request, the Simmaron Research Foundation is sponsoring a large workshop at the IACFS/ME Conference to recommend immune tests that will guide the diagnosis and treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome. Getting the CDC's stamp of approval Read more [...]

Docs Talk Shop at Simmaron Round-Table; Dr. Peterson, Dr. Klimas and Dr. Enlander on Treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

It's not often that ME/CFS luminaries such as Dr. Peterson, Dr. Klimas and Dr. Enlander sit down in public to talk about their approaches to ME/CFS treatment but that's exactly what happened at the Simmaron Round-table held at the FDA Workshop earlier this year. Check out why Dr. Peterson Read more [...]

Bob Miller Skydiving for ME/CFS Research on May 12th, International ME/CFS Day

Bob Miller can't dance...he can't run...he can't even play baseball for ME/CFS - he's not strong enough for that but he can fall, and May 12th, ME/CFS International Day, he's going to fall a long way, very quickly, to raise money for ME/CFS research. It's been a busy couple of months for Bob. Read more [...]