Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Report on the International Science Symposium on ME/CFS, Bond University, Australia

by XMRV Global Action on Monday, January 3, 2011:

International Science Symposium on ME/CFS
3-4 December 2010
Bond University, Queensland, Australia.

The first paper was by Nancy Klimas (Miami,USA), and she presented a systems biology approach to ME/CFS. She described CFS is a disorder of homeostatic imbalance. She briefly outlined her 25 year history of involvement with this illness, when initially she worked on the theory of a chronic immune activation syndrome, with an immunological focus. It was next recognised as a neuro-inflammatory disorder, and now genomics have become involved. She listed and described some of her current research work.

One study involved an exercise challenge to induce relapse ... Read more>>

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