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The UK ME/CFS Biobank

The UK ME/CFS Biobank: A disease-specific biobank for advancing clinical research into myalgic encephalomyelitis/ chronic fatigue syndrome, by Eliana M. Lacerda, Kathleen Mudie, Caroline C. Kingdon, Jack D. Butterworth, Shennae O’Boyle, Luis Nacul in Frontiers in Neurology, 14 Nov 2018 [preprint Abstract: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic … Continue reading

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UK ME/CFS Biobank wins Biobanking award

UKMEB wins Biobanking Award. Blog post on CureME, 30 Nov 2018. The CureME team at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is thrilled to have received an Honourable Mention for Biobank of the Year 2018,  presented on Tuesday 27th … Continue reading

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UK Biobank data demonstrates an inherited component to ME/CFS

ME/CFS Research review: Analysis of data from 500,000 individuals in UK Biobank demonstrates an inherited component to ME/CFS, by Simon McGrath, 11 June 2018 With a guest blog by Professor Chris Ponting and colleagues. UK Biobank – a national biobank different … Continue reading

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UK ME CFS Biobank Q&A

Science for ME blogpost, 14 Dec 2017: UK ME/CFS Biobank Ask Me Anything thread UK ME/CFS Biobank team: Project Lead & Clinical Lecturer, Dr Eliana Lacerda, Co-Principal Investigator Dr Luis Nacul, Research Nurse & Biobank Coordinator Caroline Kingdon Project Manager … Continue reading

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The UK ME/CFS Biobank Christmas appeal

Justgiving fundraising page: The UK ME/CFS Biobank Christmas Appeal The UK ME/CFS Biobank is fundraising for London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine because we want to support biomedical ME/CFS research. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine A world-leading centre for … Continue reading

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ME/CFS Biobank gets £1.57m to measure changes in the immune system

CureME blog post, 3 October 2017: MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT: $2.1m investment is UK’s ‘biggest ever investment into physical causes of ME/CFS’ The CureME team at The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is delighted to announce the award of $2.1m … Continue reading

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The UK ME/CFS Biobank for biomedical research on ME/CFS & MS

Overview of a UK bioresource: The UK ME/CFS Biobank was launched in August 2011 following extensive consultation with professionals and patient representatives. The bioresource aims to enhance research on myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), related to pathophysiology, biomarkers and therapeutic … Continue reading

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UK ME/CFS Biobank update – 30,000 samples banked

CureME newsletter December 2016: UK ME/CFS Biobank are delighted to announce that we have reached our participant recruitment goals and have now banked close to 30,000 aliquots (blood samples) in the Biobank. Our samples represent people with mild/moderate ME/CFS, severe ME/CFS, … Continue reading

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MEA to fund new research into biomarkers and markers of disease activity in people with severe ME/CFS

ME Association announcement, 20 December 2016: MEA to fund new research into biomarkers and markers of disease activity in people with severe ME/CFS We are pleased to announce that – following the normal rigorous peer review procedures – the MEA Ramsay … Continue reading

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The UK ME/CFS Biobank paves the way for bigger & better research

MEAction blog post, by Simon McGrath, 11 August 2016: The UK ME/CFS biobank paves the way for bigger and better research Simon McGrath reports that the UK ME/CFS Biobank is open for business, with blood samples available from 300 patients, … Continue reading

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