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NVCBR researchers close in on a diagnostic test for ME/CFS patients

Physicians lack effective tools to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of those who are impacted by ME/CFS, a complex and often disabling disease.  That could change now that scientists at Nevada Center for Biomedical Research (NVCBR) have taken the first step in developing a clinical assay for diagnosing ME/CFS patients through the creation of [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|NewsAndEvents|0 Comments

National Institutes of Health announces significant funding for ME/CFS

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued a request for Center grant proposals, with a promise to fund two to three regional ME/CFS Collaborative Research Centers as early as September 2017. The NVCBR research team and their collaborators are working hard to create a competitive proposal based on the knowledge that they have gained through [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|NewsAndEvents|0 Comments

What happens when you have a disease doctors can’t diagnose?

Jen Brea gives an impassioned TED talk about the realities of dealing with the disease known as ME or myalgic encephalomyelitis.  Please listen as she tells about her struggles from the effects of the disease and the difficulties she encountered trying to find a doctor who could diagnose and treat her debilitating illness.   Sharing this [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|NewsAndEvents|0 Comments