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Meet researchers

Meet the Scientists: Dr Alice Richardson

Meet the Scientists: Dr Alice Richardson, biostatistician from the ANU. Her work is helping diagnose and identify sub-groups of patients with ME.


Is ME an autoimmune disease? Examining evidence and a small treatment trial.

European researchers have examined the evidence that ME may be an autoimmune disease, stating “disease onset is often reported to be triggered by infections and the link between infections and autoimmune diseases is well established”. A group of German scientists tested this theory, using a process called immunoadsorption to remove antibodies in 10 people with ME.


How much can people with ME stand?

by Sasha Nimmo Australian researchers have literally measured how long people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis can stand up. The study shows