The National Institutes of Health headquarters hosted the leads of the recently funded ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center awards and partner organizations. The purpose of this kickoff meeting was to get to know each other and to begin to discuss collaborative projects that could be undertaken that would leverage each institutional expertise. After introductions, each awardee institution presented an overview of the research proposed, and an executive committee was formed to establish the framework within which data will be shared. Continue reading “Official NIH kickoff meeting brings together collaborators”
The lengthy article features interviews with caregiver Amy Mooney, Hillary Johnson, Rivka Solomon, Linda Tannenbaum, Ron Davis, Mary Dimmock, NIH’s Joe Breen, and Maureen Hanson. Read the full article here.
Betsy Keller, Exercise and Sport Sciences Professor from Ithaca College and Maureen Hanson, Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor of Molecular Biology & Genetics at Cornell University shared clarifications and learned from the audience, comprised of patients, healthcare professionals, researchers and community members.
A local newspaper article provides more details. Seeking an Elusive Cure Continue reading “Researchers take audience questions after Unrest film”
On January 22, 2018, PeerJ published “Eukaryotes in the gut microbiota in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome”. The publication is work done by Center participants regarding the diversity of eukaryotes in the gut microbiomes of people with ME/CFS and in healthy controls.
A recent research highlight by the Solve ME/CFS Initiative provides a detailed summary of this article. SMCI’s research summary can be viewed here.
Mandarano AH, Giloteaux L, Keller BA, Levine SM, Hanson MR. 2018. Eukaryotes in the gut microbiota in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome. PeerJ 6:e4282 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4282
In August 2017, Maureen Hanson participated in the Stanford Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research Center Collaborative Team Meeting on the Molecular Basis of ME/CFS.
In June 2017, Prof. Maureen Hanson and Research Associate Ludovic Giloteaux participated in the InvestinME Research Colloquium in London, England.
Collaboration between Weill Cornell Medicine and Mount Sinai Beth Israel published in the April issue of the Journal of Neurological Sciences
A review article about the Gut Microbiome in ME/CFS by Maureen Hanson and Ludovic Giloteaux is freely available in the April 2017 issue of The Biochemist Magazine: