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Posts Tagged ‘Fibromyalgia Research’

Novel Gene Variants in ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia

Novel Gene Variants

Presented by Alan R. Light, PhD. In February 2017, Dr. Light began a new NIH-funded research grant, Novel Gene Variants in ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia. This is a continuation of earlier work which discovered a number of novel variants in both chromosomal and mitochondrial genes that could contribute to the symptoms found in patients. This talk…

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A Report of Research Progress in 2016

Research Progress

Because of the investment of many supporters – donors large and small – the Bateman Horne Center (BHC) has been able to partner with cutting-edge researchers across the globe. BHC works directly with researchers to enroll well-categorized patients into their research, providing samples with material transfer agreements in place so that we continue to learn from…

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What’s the Buzz – September

Buzz - January 2017

Buzz – September: Each month we scour the Internet and bring you a list of news articles, blogs and research publications we think you’ll find interesting for our What’s the Buzz post.   Occasionally, we’ll highlight and summarize a few of them for you, like this one:   Confirming a Potential ME/CFS Biomarker by Suzanne D. Vernon, PhD  |…

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What’s the Buzz – July

Whats the Buzz

  Buzz – July: Each month we scour the Internet and bring you a list of news articles, blogs and research publications we think you’ll find interesting for our What’s the Buzz post. Occasionally, we’ll highlight and summarize a few of them for you, like this one:   Could Difference in Gut Bacteria Help Explain ME/CFS Symptoms? Suzanne D.…

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Biomarkers or Bust

Biomarkers or bust

Dr. Vernon explains why for the Bateman Horne Center, the identification of biomarkers is mission-critical… It’s Biomarkers or Bust! __________ Back in 2008 when I was advocating on the Hill and at NIH for greater research dollars for ME/CFS research I was told, “Identify biomarkers and increased research dollars will follow.”  A Catch 22 if…

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Precision Medicine for ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia

Precision Medicine

In this educational seminar, Dr. Suzanne D. Vernon speaks about the Bateman Horne Center’s quest to bring precision medicine to ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia. What is precision medicine and why do we need it? Precision medicine is an approach that takes into account individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle for each person. The goal of precision…

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What’s the Buzz – April

Buzz - January 2017

  Buzz – April: Each month we scour the Internet and bring you a list of news articles, blogs and research publications we think you’ll find interesting for our What’s the Buzz post. Occasionally, we’ll highlight and summarize a few of them for you, like these:   It is estimated that at least 50% of ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia patients…

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Composing Progress for ME/CFS and FM

composing me/cfs fm progress

  In music, harmony is when three separate notes that agree with one another come together to create a chord. To make beautiful music, you need to understand more than how to play a single instrument, you must understand and make sense of what other musicians are doing. The music you listen to affects your…

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Tipping Point for ME/CFS FM – Robust Research Underway

me/cfs/fm tipping point

The science of ME/CFS and FM are at a tipping point. The Bateman Horne Center (BHC) is squarely targeted on bringing these diseases to the mainstream and progress is accelerating. Our powerful combination of an active and specialized medical center of excellence with an innovative research program allows us to most effectively focus on the discovery of…

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Quiet the Nervous System Hypersensitivity of Fibromyalgia

nervous system hypersensitivity

Presented by N. Lee Smith, MD Dr. Smith received his medical degree (M.D.) from the University of California, San Francisco and later developed a subspecialty in Behavioral Medicine. This field explores the mind-body interface: finding effective ways of diagnosing complex medical problems and treating stress-related physical illness.  His interests in central nervous system effects on complex…

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