Monthly Education Series

Our monthly Education Series shifted in the new year. Instead of a live-stream event we will release the video on the first Wednesday of every month on our website, YouTube channel, and Facebook page. This month hear from Research Director, Suzanne Vernon, PhD, as she addresses the ground breaking work being done in BHC’s Research…

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Lucinda Bateman, MD, Medical Director

Please join us Wednesday, October 2 @ 6pm MDT for our monthly education meeting. Individuals with ME/CFS and FM experience many barriers to access informed and compassionate care. Now is the time to push back on those barriers, especially the ones based on ignorance, bias, and inaccurate information. Dr. Bateman will suggest some tools to…

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Drs Bateman and Vernon Evolution of BHC

BHC as a ME/CFS Center of Excellence A Center of Excellence is a program assembled to supply an exceptionally high concentration of expertise and resources in an area of medicine. The Fatigue Consultation Clinic and OFFER joined forces to establish the Bateman Horne Center, a ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia Center of Excellence. The objective is to…

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Dr. Elizabeth Sherlock shares her wealth of experience as a clinical psychologist in this month’s education series, Living with a Chronic Illness. She will share insights and tactics for coping, life modifications, acceptance, and building a system of support. Dr. Sherlock has been a caregiver and has experienced life with ME/CFS first hand, in close…

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Dr. Vernon Removing Uncertainty to Advance ME/CFS

In this month’s education meeting we were delighted to hear from Suzanne Vernon, PhD, research director at the Bateman Horne Center. She has raised millions of dollars for ME/CFS research resulting in over 85 published papers. Dr. Vernon presented the two-pronged approach that the Bateman Horne Center is using to accelerate the state of ME/CFS…

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For decades, no one has known what causes myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME, commonly called ME/CFS). As a result, this debilitating disease has been very difficult to diagnose and even harder to treat. Funded by a major grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bateman Horne Center is studying the biology of ME/CFS in unprecedented detail.…

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The NIH will host 3 days of meetings focusing on ME/CFS research. The meeting on April 3 is titled, “Thinking the Future: A Workshop for Young Early Career ME/CFS Investigators”.  This is followed on April 4–5 with a meeting titled, “Accelerating Research on ME/CFS”.  The presentations for this meeting will be given by the veteran…

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This is one of the largest ME/CFS epigenetic studies to date and identifies new genetic and epigenetic associations relevant to ME/CFS and useful for the development of new treatments. Samples from a well-defined clinic population of ME/CFS patients were used.

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