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  1. Countrygirl

    Fascinating talk by Amy Proal: why ME research is relevant to Long Covid, includes micro clots

    Fascinating talk by Amy Proal. I am just listening to Amy Proal talk about how ME research is relevant to Long Covid. She also describes why micro clots will form in ME. Unfortunately, although the content is fascinating, I find she talks too fast for the ME brain to follow. Thank...
  2. Shanti1

    Amy Proal - Interview with Dr. Resia Pretorius: LongCovid microclots and Hypercoagulation

    Dr. Resia Pretorius is both the Department Head and a Research Professor in the Physiological Sciences Department, Faculty of Science at Stellenbosch University in South Africa. Her team has used super-resolution and electron microscopy, together with several other methods to identify microclots...
  3. Shanti1

    Craniocervical Instability - Dr. Amy Proal interviews Dr. Ilene Ruhoy about diagnosis/treatment of structural issues such as CCI

    Ilene S. Ruhoy, MD, PhD is a board certified neurologist and Medical Director for the Chiari/EDS Center at Mount Sinai South Nassau. Dr. Ruhoy has trained in both pediatric and adult neurology at Seattle Children’s Hospital and the University of Washington where she received additional training...
  4. Shanti1

    How environmental factors may impact vagus nerve/brainstem/neuroinflammation in ME/CFS and LongCovid

    Dr. Michael VanElzakker and Dr. Amy Proal discuss vagus nerve to dorsal brainstem signaling and microglial activation (neuroinflammation). They further examine how environmental factors may impact this signaling in patients with ME/CFS and LongCovid.
  5. Shanti1

    Dr. Amy Proal interviews Dr. Liisa Selin about T cell exhaustion and viral activity in ME/CFS

    Dr. Liisa Selin is a professor of pathology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. In her work as a viral immunologist, she and her colleague Dr. Anna Gil recently received an NIH grant to study the role of viral infection and T-cell exhaustion in the development of ME/CFS. She has...
  6. Shanti1

    Dr. John Chia talks about chronic enterovirus infection in ME/CFS - Interview by Amy Proal

    This is part of Polybio's new PodCast posted about by @Pyrrhus earlier this month.
  7. Pyrrhus

    Long COVID or Post-acute Sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC): An Overview of Biological Factors That May Contribute to Persistent Symptoms (PolyBio, 2021)

    I thought this recent paper probably deserved its own discussion thread... Long COVID or Post-acute Sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC): An Overview of Biological Factors That May Contribute to Persistent Symptoms (Proal and VanElzakker, 2021)...
  8. Pyrrhus

    The PolyBio Research Initiative: New ME/CFS research from some of the brightest young minds!

    A brand-new research initiative from a coalition of some of the brightest young minds in ME/CFS research: