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Farewell to Dio

It is with huge sadness that we have to announce Dio Giotas’s departure from the CureME team. Dio has been part of the team for almost two years, and we know that you will share our sadness as he takes up a new position. A major part of Dio’s work involves meeting with and clinically […]

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Q&A for UKMEB COVID-19 study (for our current participants)

Q. “I participated in the UK ME/CFS Biobank study as a control (i.e. I don’t have ME/CFS); did you mean to contact me?” A. Yes! We are inviting all participants of the UK ME/CFS Biobank Study to join this sub-study, whether they have ME/CFS, MS or are a healthy control. We would like to gather […]

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It’s M.E. Linda

“Personal” I’ve not been so busy for many, many years.  All because I am now the Logistics Manager obtaining all supermarket requirements for 3 vulnerable households. Weeks 1-5 were horrendous, constant, repetitive supermarket slot hunting, despite having been a continuous weekly online supermarket shopper for at least 4 years. Eventually, being a delivery pass holder […]

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Research Round-up: our work over the last year

As ME Awareness Week draws to a close, we’d like to round up some of our research work over the past year. Our published research is found in a number of different journals, but you can always find all of our peer-reviewed publications on our website. Our team has diverse expertise in clinical research, epidemiology, […]

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Lydia’s Story: ME and COVID-19

I’m 31 and was diagnosed with ME in March 2018, but had actually been ill for three years before that: putting it down to a busy work life, parents being ill, moving house, renovating the house, holidays and work-based learning all going on at the same time. This is the first time during my illness that I […]

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COVID-19: our work thus far

The CureME team has now been away from the office for eight weeks, but our work has continued during that period. Lab work has stopped (though that will resume next week, in line with new Government regulations) and visits to participants are paused, but the rest of our work has continued. One element of that […]

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Caroline’s Story: My Experience with ME and COVID-19

One of the difficulties in suffering from ME is that it is hard to know when you are suffering from a flare-up in symptoms or when you have actually caught a virus, since some of the distinguishing features of coronaviruses, especially influenza, are akin to cardinal ME symptoms. Therefore, when I first started suffering from […]

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European ME Coalition (EMEC)

The European ME Coalition is a newly formed advocacy group for persons suffering from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrom (ME/CFS) in Europe. Their team consists of ME/CFS patients and carers who strive for high-quality scientific research so that one day an effective treatment for this debilitating illness can be found. Check out their website: http://europeanmecoalition.wordpress.com/ 

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A Collaborative Research Proposal with the CMRC

The CureME team at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is excited to announce that it is collaborating with the UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative (CMRC), to submit a research proposal on ME/CFS to the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The CureME team is a critical partner in this […]

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Dr Luis Nacul appointed to new position in Canada

The CureME team is delighted to share the news that our Principal Investigator Dr Luis Nacul has been appointed as Medical Director of the Complex Chronic Diseases Program at British Columbia Women’s Hospital in Vancouver, Canada. This appointment is the result of close collaboration with colleagues in Canada, and comes after Luis’s term as International […]

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