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Posts Tagged ‘NIH Grants’

BHC Strives for Excellence

As asserted in our mission statement, the Bateman Horne Center envisions a world where patients with ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia (FM) are readily diagnosed, effectively treated, and widely met with empathy and understanding. To achieve this vision, the BHC is progressing toward becoming a center of excellence for ME/CFS and FM, a process that was the…

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What’s the Buzz – January 2017

Buzz - January 2017

Buzz – January 2017: We scoured the Internet to bring you a list of news articles, blogs and research publications we think you’ll find interesting for this month’s What’s the Buzz post.   On January 27th, the NIH made two big announcements of federal funding for ME/CFS collaborative research centers and Data Management and Coordinating Centers. While some feel the…

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Global Report of Progress with Lucinda Bateman, M.D.

progress report

An ME/CS Progress Report Lucinda Bateman, MD, BHC Founder and Medical Director, is actively engaged in ME/CFS and FM thought leadership across the globe. In October she was on the road to take part in and advance the discussions that lead to progress. In a few short weeks she participated in: October 8th – SMCI Scientific…

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NIH Charting It’s Course for ME/CFS

NIH

Sixteen different centers within the NIH have come together to seek input concerning new research strategies for ME/CFS. They are asking patients and patient advocates to tell the Trans-NIH Working Group on ME/CFS what kind of opportunities there are for studying the illness, what technologies and tests might be utilized in studying it, and what challenges ME/CFS…

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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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$3.28 Million Awarded for ME/CFS Biomarker Study

Biomarker Study

Bateman Horne Center Leadership are Co-Investigators on this Cutting-Edge Immunogenomic Study to Quantify ME/CFS Moving Toward a Genomic CBC for ME/CFS By Suzanne D Vernon, PhD There are two major barriers to identifying ME/CFS biomarkers: 1) variation in how patients are effected, in terms of symptoms and disease progression and 2) the lack of quantitative tools…

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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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BHC Collaborates on NIH Funded Study to Identify ME/CFS Antibody Biomarkers

Seeking Antibody Biomarkers

A $200,000 grant from National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has been awarded for a study seeking to identify antibody biomarkers for ME/CFS. The Bateman Horne Center will partner with Armin Alaedini, PhD on this important research. By Suzanne D Vernon We know ME/CFS is a very heterogeneous condition with different causes and different constellation of…

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What’s the Buzz – February

Buzz - January 2017

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:   A new paper co-authored by Drs. Vernon, Deftereos and Persidis at aimed at understanding the “clinical intuition” doctors…

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