Amolak Bansal

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Doctor Amolak Singh Bansal is a consultant immunologist at the Epsom & St Helier University Hospitals in the United Kingdom. He has researched the involvement of B cells (also known as B lymphocytes) in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). His professional interests are allergy, autoimmunity, CFS/ME and immunodeficiency.

Bansal Score Chart for ME/CFS[edit | edit source]

Dr. Bansal developed a diagnostic scoring system, the Bansal Score Chart for ME/CFS, in order to improve the diagnostic certainty for primary and secondary care physicians.[1]

Current ongoing work[edit | edit source]

  • Evaluation of Glucocorticoid receptor resistance in CFS as determined from leucocyte GCRalpha and beta mRNA.[2]

Notable studies[edit | edit source]

Talks and interviews[edit | edit source]

Talk title - "Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis: Combining clinic and research"
Talk title - "Diagnosis/Treatments and ME in UK"
Title - "Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME)"

Online presence[edit | edit source]

Learn more[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. http://www.investinme.org/Documents/Education/Invest%20in%20ME%20BRMEC4%20and%20IIMEC9%20Report%202014.pdf
  2. 2014 - Dr. Amolak S. Bansal - Seminarium om barn och unga med ME/CFS
  3. Mensah, Fane; Bansal, Amolak; Ford, Brian; Cambridge, Geraldine (2017), "Chronic fatigue syndrome and the immune system: Where are we now?", Neurophysiologie Clinique, 47 (2): 131-138, doi:10.1016/j.neucli.2017.02.002 
  4. Bansal, Amolak (19 Jul 2016), "Investigating unexplained fatigue in general practice with a particular focus on CFS/ME", BMC Family Practice, 17 (81), doi:10.1186/s12875-016-0493-0 
  5. Mensah, Fane; Bansal, Amolak; Berkovitz, Saul; Sharma, Arti; Reddy, Venkat; Leandro, Maria; Cambridge, Geraldine (2016), "Extended B cell phenotype in patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A cross-sectional study", Clinical and Experimental Immunology, 184 (2): 237-247, doi:10.1111/cei.12749 
  6. Bradley, AS; Ford, B; Bansal, Amolak (2013), "Altered functional B cell subset populations in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome compared to healthy controls", Clinical and Experimental Immunology, 172 (1): 73–80, doi:10.1111/cei.12043 
  7. Bradley, AS; Ford, B; Bansal, Amolak (2013), "The Immune System in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome", Advances in Neuroimmune Biology, 4 (4): 255-263, doi:10.3233/NIB-130068 
  8. Amolak Bansal, Bradley AS, Bishop KN, Kiani-Alikhan S, Ford B. (2012). Chronic fatigue syndrome, the immune system and viral infection. Brain Behav Immun. 2012 Jan;26(1):24-31. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2011.06.016.


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