Tag Archives: Dr Luis Nacul

HERV-K & HERV-W transcriptional activity in ME/CFS

HERV-K and HERV-W transcriptional activity in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Lucas S Rodrigues, Luiz H da Silva Nali, Cibele O D Leal, Ester C Sabino, Eliana M Lacerda, Caroline C Kingdon, Luis Nacul, Camila M Romano in BioRxiv, July … Continue reading

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Cellular immune function in ME/CFS: increased MAIT cell frequency

Cellular immune function in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), by Jacqueline M Cliff, Elizabeth C King, Ji-Sook Lee, Nuno Sepulveda, Asia-Sofia Wolf, Caroline Kingdon, Erinna Bowman, Hazel M. Dockrell, Luis C. Nacul, Eliana Lacerda, Eleanor Riley in Front. Immunol., 16 April … Continue reading

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Evidence of clinical pathology abnormalities in people with ME/CFS…

Evidence of clinical pathology abnormalities in people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) from an analytic cross-sectional study, by Luis Nacul, Barbara de Barros, Caroline C Kingdon, Jacqueline M Cliff, Taane G Clark, Kathleen Mudie, Hazel M Dockrell, Eliana … Continue reading

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Hope, disappointment and perseverance: reflections of people with ME/CFS & MS participating in biomedical research

Hope, disappointment and perseverance: Reflections of people with Myalgic encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Multiple Sclerosis participating in biomedical research. A qualitative focus group study, by Eliana M. Lacerda, Clare McDermott, Caroline C. Kingdon, Jack Butterworth, Jacqueline M Cliff, … Continue reading

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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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Hand grip strength as a clinical biomarker for ME/CFS & disease severity

Hand grip strength as a clinical biomarker for ME/CFS and disease severity, by Luis C Nacul, Kathleen Mudie, Caroline Kingdon, Taane G Clark, Eliana M Lacerda in Frontiers in Neurology, 5 Nov 2018 [Preprint] Research abstract: Background: The diagnosis of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS) … Continue reading

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EUROMENE – European co-operation to address gaps in ME/CFS understanding

EUROMENE – the European Network on ME/CFS Funded by COST – a European framework supporting trans-national cooperation among researchers, engineers and scholars across Europe – EUROMENE aims to create an integrated network of researchers on ME/CFS in Europe and beyond. The network … Continue reading

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Functional status & well-being in people with ME/CFS compared with people with MS & healthy controls

Research abstract: Functional Status and Well-Being in People with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Compared with People with Multiple Sclerosis and Healthy Controls, by Caroline C. Kingdon, Erinna W. Bowman, Hayley Curran, Luis Nacul, Eliana M. Lacerda in PharmacoEconomics Open 2018 pp 1-12  [Online: 13 March 2018] Background: People with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue … Continue reading

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Prevalence of & risk factors for severe cognitive & sleep symptoms in ME/CFS & MS

Research abstract: Prevalence of and risk factors for severe cognitive and sleep symptoms in ME/CFS and MS, by Jain V, Arunkumar A, Kingdon C, Lacerda E, Nacul L in BMC Neurol. 2017 Jun 20;17(1):117 Background: There are considerable phenotypic and … Continue reading

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Selection bias & disease misclassification undermine the validity of ME/CFS studies

Research abstract: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome has been a controversial diagnosis, resulting in tensions between patients and professionals providing them with care. A major constraint limiting progress has been the lack of a ‘gold standard’ for diagnosis; with a number … Continue reading

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