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EMERG member from Spain, Professor Elisa Oltra, presented at the #BRMEC10 Colloquium recently. The Gene Expression and Immunity research group of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of the Catholic University of Valencia (UCV), where Elisa is the principal investigator, recently discussed her work and that of UCV research group member Karen Giménez.
Researchers in Bergen suggest that ME can be linked to a failure in the energy supply to the cells.
They compared blood samples from patients with ME and a control group.
Researchers at the University of Bergen and Haukeland University Hospital, among others, have found differences in blood samples from ME patients and healthy people.
EMERG played a major part in the recent 10th Invest in ME Research International Biomedical Research into ME Colloquium #BRMEC10
that was held recently.
The main part of the agenda was formulated by EMERG in collaboration with the UK charity.
A report will be available from the Invest in ME Research web site. More information will be in the EMERG site in due course.
EMERG has added new members to the team - from Norway, Serbia and Germany.
The full EMERG group meeting was recently held to plan future research.
A proposed research agenda has been submitted to the Dutch Minister of Health and includes research funding of € 20-29½ million over 10 years for a biomedical research program.
New initiative to Support the Work of European ME Research Group Researchers
An International Clinicians Workshop is a new event to improve clinical knowledge.
The new EMERG/EMECC Steering Group meets to plan future collaborative work.
The prevalence of pediatric #mecfs 0.75%, a higher percentage being African American and Latinx than Caucasian. Less than 5% had been previously diagnosed with the illness. Jason, L.A., Katz, B.Z., Sunnquist, M. et al. Child Youth Care Forum (2020).
The USA ME Clinicians Council publishes Diagnosing and Treating - MYALGIC ENCEPHALOMYELITIS/ CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME (ME/CFS)
Members of the The European ME Alliance (EMEA) have been working with European Federation of Neurological Associations (EFNA) to set up an awareness day for ME at the upcoming European Academy of Neurology Congress in Norway.
From Sweden - From Ewa Wadhagen Wedlund reg. occupational therapist, med.lic. ME/CFS center Stora Sköndal, Sweden
The following statement was issued by the European ME CLinicians Council following the inaugural workshop in London in February 2019