Tag Archives: Dr Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik

Brain function characteristics of CFS

Research abstract: Brain function characteristics of chronic fatigue syndrome: A task fMRI study, by Zack Y Shan, Kevin Finegan, Sandeep Bhutab, Timothy Ireland, Donald R Staines, Sonya M.Marshall-Gradisnik, Leighton R.Barnden in NeuroImage: Clinical Vol 19, 2018, Pages 279-286 Highlights CFS … Continue reading

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A systematic review of probiotic interventions for gastrointestinal symptoms & IBS in CFS/ME

Research abstract: A Systematic Review of Probiotic Interventions for Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) by Matthew Corbitt, N Campagnolo, D Staines, S Marshall-Gradisnik in Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins, 2018 pp 1–12 Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms … Continue reading

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Decreased connectivity & increased BOLD complexity in the default mode network in CFS

Research abstract: Decreased connectivity and increased BOLD complexity in the default mode network in individuals with chronic fatigue syndrome, by ZY Shan, K Finegan, S Bhuta, T Ireland, DR Staines, SM Marshall-Gradisnik, LR Barnden in Brain Connect. 2017 Nov 20 … Continue reading

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Medial prefrontal cortex deficits correlate with unrefreshing sleep in patients with CFS

Research abstract: Medial prefrontal cortex deficits correlate with unrefreshing sleep in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome, by Zack Y. Shan, Richard Kwiatek, Richard Burnet, Peter Del Fante,  Donald R. Staines, Sonya M. Marshall-Gradisnik and Leighton R. Barnden in NMR in Biomedicine [Published online: 29 JUN 2017] Unrefreshing … Continue reading

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Review of dietary & nutrition interventions for CFS/ME

Review abstract: Background: Chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is characterised by unexplained fatigue for at least 6 months accompanied by a diverse but consistent set of symptoms. Diet modification and nutritional supplements could be used to improve patient outcomes, such … Continue reading

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Australian researchers get £2.35 million to create ME/CFS diagnostic test

Griffith University press release, by Louise Durack, 1 Dec 2016: $4m grant to aid Chronic Fatigue Syndrome diagnosis Major improvements in the diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome are expected following the awarding of $4 million [£2.35 million] in funding to one … Continue reading

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A targeted genome association study examining transient receptor potential ion channels, acetylcholine receptors, and adrenergic receptors

Research abstract: BACKGROUND: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is a debilitating condition of unknown aetiology. It is characterized by a range of physiological effects including neurological, sensory and motor disturbances. This study examined candidate genes for … Continue reading

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B cell functional changes & Ca2+dysregulation in ME/CFS

Research abstract: Single nucleotide polymorphisms and genotypes of transient receptor potential ion channel and acetylcholine receptor genes from isolated B lymphocytes in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome patients, by Marshall-Gradisnik S, Johnston S , Chacko A , Nguyen T , Smith … Continue reading

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Calcium mobilisation in natural killer cells & cell cytotoxicity in CFS/ME

Research abstract: Transient receptor potential melastatin subfamily 3 (TRPM3) ion channels play a role in calcium (Ca2+ ) cell signalling. Reduced TRPM3 has been identified in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) patients. However, the significance of TRPM3 and association with … Continue reading

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