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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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12 May launch of UK ME/CFS Biobank, London

UK ME/CFS Biobank Official Launch – register for event When: Thursday, 12 May 2016 from 17:30 to 19:30 (BST) Where: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine – Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT The Biobank team are delighted to announce … Continue reading

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