Tag Archives: Prof Mady Hornig

Insights into ME/CFS phenotypes through comprehensive metabolomics

Research abstract: Insights into myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome phenotypes through comprehensive metabolomics, by Dorottya Nagy-Szakal, Dinesh K. Barupal, Bohyun Lee, Xiaoyu Che, Brent L. Williams, Ellie J. R. Kahn, Joy E. Ukaigwe, Lucinda Bateman, Nancy G. Klimas, Anthony L. Komaroff, … Continue reading

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ME/CFS linked to imbalanced microbiome

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Press release, 26 April 2017: Chronic fatigue syndrome linked to imbalanced microbiome Scientists identify abnormal levels of specific gut bacteria in individuals with chronic fatigue syndrome, including those with and without co-morbid IBS … Continue reading

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Peterson’s atypical subset opens new view of ME/CFS

Simmaron research blog post, by Cort Johnson, 5 April 2017: Peterson’s Atypical Subset Opens New View of ME/CFS in Columbia/Simmaron Publication “We now have biological evidence that the triggers for ME/CFS may involve distinct pathways to disease, or, in some … Continue reading

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Scientists discover biological evidence of 2 subgroups in ME/CFS

Medical news today blog post, by Ana Sandoiu, 4 April 2017: Biological basis of ‘atypical’ chronic fatigue syndrome revealed Extract: …CFS is difficult to identify as there is no test for it, and because it shares some of its symptoms … Continue reading

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The other MEGA ME/CFS project

Simmaron research blog post, by Cort Johnson, 29 June 2016: The Other MEGA Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Project: Dr. Hornig Talks Three MEGA chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) projects (The OMF’s Severe ME/CFS Big Data project, NIH’s Clinical Center Study, The UK’s Grand … Continue reading

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The Microbe Discovery Project

The Microbe Discovery Project makes a plea for donations. It is a patient-led initiative supporting Dr. Ian Lipkin & Dr. Mady Hornig’s ME/CFS research at the Columbia University Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, New York. “ME/CFS … Continue reading

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Are ME/CFS and FM immune exhaustion disorders?

Are Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Fibromyalgia Immune Exhaustion Disorders?, by Cort Johnson 21 March 2016 When we think of immune problems we often think of the immune system going berserk and attacking healthy cells but another kind of immune … Continue reading

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The Guardian asks: Is CFS finally being taken seriously?

Guardian article: Is chronic fatigue syndrome finally being taken seriously?, by David Cox, 4 April 2016 Once dismissed by many doctors as a psychological illness, new research suggests CFS has its roots in infection – and there is hope of successful … Continue reading

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Immune activation in the central nervous system of ME/CFS found by cytokine network analysis of cerebrospinal fluid

Research abstract: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome is an unexplained debilitating disorder that is frequently associated with cognitive and motor dysfunction. We analyzed cerebrospinal fluid from 32 cases, 40 subjects with multiple sclerosis and 19 normal subjects frequency-matched for age and … Continue reading

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Dr Ian Lipkin says 3-5 years to solve ME/CFS

Cort Johnson reports: Ian Lipkin: Three to Five Years* to Solve Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)  December 26, 2015 Ian Lipkin flew to Lake Tahoe this December to fundraise for joint projects with Simmaron Research Foundation. In a talk covering his … Continue reading

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