Category: Research


Gene differences found in severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis patients

Queensland scientists looked at patients with moderate and severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (International Consensus Criteria). In the severe ME patients, they found 37 genes were significantly upregulated and 55 genes were significantly downregulated compared with nonfatigued controls. However, there was no difference in expression of protein kinase genes between moderate ME patients and controls.

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Meet the Scientists: Dr Neil McGregor

Dr Neil McGregor Meet Dr Neil McGregor PhD from the University of Melbourne, Australia. He recently published Metabolic profiling reveals anomalous energy