Tag Archives: Prof Chris Ponting

Why we need a study like DecodeME

Why we need a study like DecodeME – scientific paper published, by the ME/CFS Biomedical Partnership, 26 Jan 2021 Today, we know almost nothing for sure about what causes ME/CFS. We do know that the illness can be triggered by … Continue reading

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Genetic risk factors of ME/CFS: a critical review

Genetic risk factors of ME/CFS: a critical review, by in Human Molecular Genetics, ddaa169, 3 Aug 2020 [doi.org/10.1093/hmg/ddaa169]   Review abstract: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is a complex multisystem illness that lacks effective therapy and a biomedical understanding of … Continue reading

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£3.2 million for new DecodeME DNA study

£3.2 million for new DecodeME DNA study   The ME/CFS Biomedical Partnership has received funding to begin the DecodeME DNA study. This will be a very large study to analyse DNA from the saliva of people with ME/CFS to see … Continue reading

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Video: I got a virus, I didn’t die, but I never recovered

ME Awareness Week:       I got a virus, I didn’t die, but I never recovered     #MEAction network video, May 2020 A short film by people with ME and experts, warning of the long term consequences that viruses can … Continue reading

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New research initiative: ME/CFS Biomedical Partnership

ME/CFS Biomedical Partnership: Genetics and Biomarkers This is the working title for a partnership of researchers, including Professor Chris Ponting of the UK CMRC, and Dr Luis Nacul of the Cure ME UK ME/CFS Biobank (UKMEB) team and ME/CFS patients, carers and public. Early … 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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