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UK ME/CFS Research Collaborative (CMRC) Annual Science Conference 2016

Discussion in 'Upcoming ME/CFS Events' started by AndyPR, Sep 27, 2016.

  1. AndyPR

    AndyPR Senior Member

    http://www.meresearch.org.uk/news/cmrc-conference-2016/
     
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  2. AndyPR

    AndyPR Senior Member

    From AfME Facebook page
     
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  3. Janice Hargreaves

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    That's really good to know. Brilliant. Thanks for sharing info.
     
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  4. Simon

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    Today's programme, livestreaming from 9.30am here

    all times are GMT +1 hour

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    Not much to see after lunch - looks like nothing til 4:30pm
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  5. Simon

    Simon

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    Stephen Holgate reports Francis Collins, NIH Director, flagged up recent PNAS mecfs metabolomics paper as an example of the value of metabolomics (via Dr Rick Dunn, part of the MEGA project, who was at the washington meet with Collins)
     
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    Can someone confirm? Stephen Holgate said the MEGA study will use "broad criteria".
    As Crawley is involved in this that wouldn't be a surprise, unfortunately...
     
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    If Crawley's involved, it'd be a wonder if they use any criteria at all. "Tired, love? Step this way..."
     
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  8. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Hey, superb sound and vision - so unlike last year!
     
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    How depressing the ME/CFS research scene is in the UK. Thank goodness for the recent research efforts from California.
     
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    We probably have something even less rigorous than Oxford criteria to look forward to. It takes effort to recruit actual ME patients since they struggle to make it to clinics, or can't make it at all.
     
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  11. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Current guy is interesting - wish I'd seen it from the beginning. He's talking about using an existing cohort to test Naviaux's metabolomics and seeing if it's the result of inactivity or disease (pre vs post, case vs control) but I didn't follow his logic there, since both inactivity and disease would go hand-in-hand, timewise.
     
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    Dr David Patrick - worth following what he's doing, I think - he's very focused on what look like promising leads and the metabolomics approach is key now.
     
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    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Bit of an echo on Zaher - sounds like he's in a bucket. :(

    Should be interesting - one of the good guys (and he's on the forum).
     
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  14. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Oh! Lost the channel. Says it's off-air. Anyone else?
     
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  15. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Damn - clicked the link again and it's taken me to the beginning of Dr Patrick and I'd like to see the live feed. Can anyone help?
     
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  18. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    They're still off-air, right?
     
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    Think either they may be running late or the stream is delayed, Dr David Patrick is only just finishing up on the stream I'm watching.
     
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