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Cheers!

August 18, 2017 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm The Grove at South Creek Join Nevada Center for Biomedical Research (NVCBR) in support of scientific discovery and treat yourself to an entertaining evening at The Grove at South Creek! Indulge in delectable food created by talented chefs at The Grove while enjoying delicious champagne and wine [...]

By | May 11th, 2017|NewsAndEvents|0 Comments

A Biomarker for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)? Immunosignature Provides Another Possibility

by Cort Johnson | Mar 21, 2017 A Different Look at the Immune System The ultimate goal of this work is the development of a non-subjective clinical tool for diagnosing patients with ME. Lombardi et. al. Last month Health Rising looked at a potential ion channel biomarker coming out of the NCNED in Australia. This [...]

By | March 23rd, 2017|NewsAndEvents|0 Comments

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

The Skin–Brain Connection Hypothesis, Bringing Together CCL27-Mediated T-Cell Activation in the Skin and Neural Cell Damage in the Adult Brain

Authors: Nataliya L. Blatt, Timur I. Khaiboullin,Vincent C. Lombardi, Albert A. Rizvanov and Svetlana F. Khaiboullina1, Link: http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fimmu.2016.00683/full Publication: Front. Immunol., 16 January 2017 Recent discovery of an association of low serum melatonin levels with relapse in multiple sclerosis (MS) opens a new horizon in understanding the pathogenesis of this disease. Skin is the main organ [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|NewsAndEvents, Publications|0 Comments

Humoral Immunity Profiling of Subjects with MyalgicEncephalomyelitis Using a Random Peptide MicroarrayDifferentiates Cases from Controls with High Specificityand Sensitivity

Authors: Sahajpreet Singh, Phillip Stafford, Karen A. Schlauch, Richard R. Tillett, Martin Gollery, Stephen Albert Johnston, Svetlana F. Khaiboullina, Kenny L. De Meirleir, Shanti Rawat, Tatjana Mijatovic, Krishnamurthy Subramanian, András Palotás, Vincent C. Lombardi Link: http://bit.ly/2h55uXC Publication: Mol Neurobiol (DOI 10.1007/s12035-016-0334-0) Abstract Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) is a complex, heterogeneous illness of unknown etiology. The search for biomarkers that can delineate [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|NewsAndEvents, Publications|0 Comments

Partner with NVCBR on #GivingTuesday

You may have participated in Black Friday and Cyber Monday, today is your chance to participate in #GivingTuesday.  This global day of giving reminds us to share our gifts with others in need during the holiday season. Join the #GivingTuesday movement by giving to Nevada Center for Biomedical Research (NVCBR) in support of local discovery [...]

By | November 29th, 2016|NewsAndEvents|0 Comments

Save the Date & Participate! November 29th is #GivingTuesday

Join us on November 29th for #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving. Following the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this day of generosity reminds us to share our gifts with others in need during the holiday season. We encourage you to participate in the #GivingTuesday movement by giving to Nevada [...]

By | November 21st, 2016|NewsAndEvents|0 Comments

NVCBR Attends 12th International IACFS/ME Research and Clinical Conference

We’re proud to announce that Nevada Center for Biomedical Research will be well represented at the 12th International IACFS/ME Research and Clinical Conference: Emerging Science and Clinical Care in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, from October 27-30, 2016.  Dr. Vincent Lombardi, NVCBR Research Director, Dr. Kenny De Meirleir, NVCBR Medical Director, and Annette Whittemore, NVCBR CEO, will [...]

By | October 11th, 2016|NewsAndEvents|0 Comments