Cara Tomas

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Cara Tomas, PhD, is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Tomas' interest in ME/CFS stems from her own experience with acute onset ME/CFS leaving her bedbound for a time.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Streeten, David H.P.; Bell, David S. (January 1998). "Circulating Blood Volume in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome". Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. 4 (1): 3–11. doi:10.1300/j092v04n01_02. ISSN 1057-3321.
  2. Tomas, Cara; Brown, Audrey; Strassheim, Victoria; Elson, Joanna; Newton, Julia; Manning, Philip (October 24, 2017). "Cellular bioenergetics is impaired in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome". PLOS ONE. 12 (10): e0186802. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0186802. ISSN 1932-6203. PMID 29065167.
  3. Tomas, Cara; Finkelmeyer, Andreas; Hodgson, Tim; MacLachlan, Laura; MacGowan, Guy A; Blamire, Andrew M; Newton, Julia L (2017), "Elevated brain natriuretic peptide levels in chronic fatigue syndrome associate with cardiac dysfunction: a case control study", Open Heart, doi:10.1136/openhrt-2017-000697
  4. Tomas, Cara; Newton, Julia L (2018), "Metabolic abnormalities in chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis: a mini-review", Biochemical Society Transactions, doi:10.1042/BST20170503, PMID 29666214
  5. Xu, Jiabao; Potter, Michelle; Tomas, Cara; Elson, Jo; Morten, Karl; Poulton, Joanna; Wang, Ning; Jin, Hanqing; Hou, Zhaoxu (2018). "A new approach to find biomarkers in chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) by single-cell Raman micro-spectroscopy". The Analyst. doi:10.1039/C8AN01437J. ISSN 0003-2654.
  6. Venter, Marianne; Tomas, Cara; Pienaar, Ilse S.; Strassheim, Victoria; Erasmus, Elardus; Ng, Wan-Fai; Howell, Neil; Newton, Julia L.; Van der Westhuizen, Francois H. (December 2019). "MtDNA population variation in Myalgic encephalomyelitis/Chronic fatigue syndrome in two populations: a study of mildly deleterious variants". Scientific Reports. 9 (1). doi:10.1038/s41598-019-39060-1. ISSN 2045-2322. PMID 30814539.
  7. Tomas, Cara; Elson, Joanna L (February 26, 2019). "The role of mitochondria in ME/CFS: a perspective". Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior: 1–7. doi:10.1080/21641846.2019.1580855. ISSN 2164-1846.
  8. Tomas, Cara; Brown, Audrey E.; Newton, Julia L.; Elson, Joanna L. (March 1, 2019). "Mitochondrial complex activity in permeabilised cells of chronic fatigue syndrome patients using two cell types". PeerJ. 7: e6500. doi:10.7717/peerj.6500. ISSN 2167-8359. PMID 30847260.
  9. Morten, Karl J.; Newton, Julia L.; Elson, Joanna L.; Potter, Michelle; Lodge, Tiffany A.; Tomas, Cara (August 7, 2019). "Assessing cellular energy dysfunction in CFS/ME using a commercially available laboratory test". Scientific Reports. 9 (1): 1–9. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-47966-z. ISSN 2045-2322.
  10. Tomas, Cara; Elson, Joanna L.; Newton, Julia L.; Strassheim, Victoria; Walker, Mark (April 10, 2020). "The effect of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) severity on cellular bioenergetic function". PLoS ONE. 15 (4): e0231136. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0231136.
  11. Tomas, Cara; Elson, Joanna L.; Newton, Julia L.; Walker, Mark (December 2020). "Substrate utilisation of cultured skeletal muscle cells in patients with CFS". Scientific Reports. 10 (1): 18232. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-75406-w. ISSN 2045-2322. PMC 7588462. PMID 33106563.
  12. "ME/CFS Canadian Collaborative Team Conference" (PDF). Retrieved March 11, 2019.
  13. "UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative Conference programme" (PDF). Action for ME. Retrieved March 5, 2019.