Tag Archives: UK ME/CFS Biobank

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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Video Q&A with CureME researchers

Q&A with Cure ME Andy Deveraux-Cooke from the Science for ME forum hosts a Q&A with members of CureME – a UK research team aiming to improve recognition, diagnosis and treatment of ME/CFS.   Donate to support their work, https://cureme.lshtm.ac.uk/donate-to-cureme/ To … Continue reading

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Cardiff University plans research into ME/CFS using ME/CFS Biobank samples

CureME (leading research into ME) blog post: Biobank users Samples from our Biobank are available to external researchers around the globe. Making these samples available to other researchers increases the chances of achieving much-needed breakthroughs in the aetiology and treatment … 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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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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