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.
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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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 [...]
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