Maria Vera

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Maria Vera, MD, (aka Maria Vera Nunez) is an Internist and researcher at the Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine (INIM), as well as, an Associate Professor at the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Nova Southeastern University, in Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Her bio on the INIM webpage states that: "Her research interest is focused in the development of tools and application of medical informatics to improve the education and care of patients with CFS/ME. She is also working on the potential role of immunomodulators and understanding the pathophysiologic pathways for CFS/ME, to recognize other therapeutic targets and management options for this condition."[1]

Notable Studies[edit | edit source]

  • 2016, Poor sleep quality is associated with greater circulating pro-inflammatory cytokines and severity and frequency of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) symptoms in women[2] (Full Text)
  • Vitamin D and IL 10 in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Vera MA, Rey I, Garcia L, Fletcher MA, Klimas NG. 10th International IACFS/ME Conference. Ontario, Canada.
  • Abnormal Cytokine Levels in Patients with CFS Regardless of Metabolic Syndrome. Vera MA, Garcia L, Valencia WM, Barnes Z, Fletcher MA, Klimas NG. 10th International IACFS/ME Conference. Ontario, Canada.
  • 2010, Mysterious Paralysis: A Case of Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis. Vera MA. FL Chapter ACP Annual Meeting 2010.
  • Immune and Viral Response to Isoprinosine in Women with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Vera MA. Women's Health Research Day. Institute for Women's Health, University of Miami, Florida.
  • Sleep Patterns in CFS Patients and the Immunoimodulatory Effects of Xyrem in Patients with Alpha Intrusion. Hone N, Garcia L, Vera MA, Chediak N, Klimas NG. 9th International IACFS/ME Conference. Reno, Nevada.
  • Immune and Viral Response to Isoprinosine in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Vera MA, Fletcher MA, Cuba C, Garcia L, Klimas NG. 9th International IACFS/ME Conference. Reno, Nevada.

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. http://www.nova.edu/nim/clinic/dr-vera-bio-page.html
  2. Milrad, Sara F.; Hall, Daniel L.; Jutagir, Devika R.; Lattie, Emily G.; Ironson, Gail H.; Wohlgemuth, William; Vera Nunez, Maria; Garcia, Lina; Czaja, Sara J.; Perdomo, Dolores M.; Fletcher, Mary Ann; Klimas, Nancy; Antoni, Michael H. (2016), "Poor sleep quality is associated with greater circulating pro-inflammatory cytokines and severity and frequency of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) symptoms in women", Journal of Neuroimmunology, 0 (0), doi:10.1016/j.jneuroim.2016.12.008 


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