Carmen Scheibenbogen

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Professor Doctor Carmen Scheibenbogen is an Internal Medicine physician, ME/CFS doctor and the Professor for Immunology and Deputy Chair, Institute of Medical Immunology, at the University Hospital Charité in Berlin, Germany. Her research focuses on the role of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), particularly the characterization of EBV specific B cell and T cell response and the enhanced antibody response against EBV peptides in myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) versus healthy controls.[1]

EUROMENE[edit | edit source]

Professor Scheibenbogen is the Leader of the Biomarkers Working Group of EUROMENE, a European Union, COST Action CA15111, not-for-profit research organization committed to tackling the cause and treatment for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.[2]

Diagnostic test[edit | edit source]

Professor Scheibenbogen helped create the CellTrend Diagnostic Test which may help identify a subset of 20-30% of all patients with ME/CFS. These patients have elevated levels of three auto-antibodies, i.e., against the b2-adrenergic receptor, against the muscarinic cholinergic receptor 3 (M3) and against the muscarinic cholinergic receptor 4 (M4).[3]

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  • Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany

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  1. "Invest in ME Research - International ME Conferences and Colloquiums Home Page". investinme.org. Retrieved Nov 14, 2019. 
  2. "Action CA15111". COST. Retrieved Nov 14, 2019. 
  3. http://www.celltrend.de/cfs-diagnostics.html
  4. "2016 Ramsay Award Program Results". Solve ME/CFS Initiative. Retrieved Nov 14, 2019. 
  5. "2017 Ramsay Award Program Results". Solve ME/CFS Initiative. Retrieved Nov 14, 2019. 
  6. Loebel, Madlen; Strohschein, Kristin; Giannini, Carolin; Koelsch, Uwe; Bauer, Sandra; Doebis, Cornelia; Thomas, Sybill; Unterwalder, Nadine; von Baehr, Volker; Reinke, Petra; Knops, Michael; Hanitsch, Leif G.; Meisel, Christian; Volk, Hans-Dieter; Scheibenbogen, Carmen (Jan 15, 2014), "Deficient EBV-Specific B- and T-Cell Response in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome", PLoS One, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0085387 
  7. Guenther, Sabrina; Loebel, Madlen; Mooslechner, Agnes A; Knops, Michael; Hanitsch, Leif G; Grabowski, Patricia; Wittke, Kirsten; Meisel, Christian; Unterwalder, Nadine; Volk, Hans-Dieter; Scheibenbogen, Carmen (2015), "Frequent IgG subclass and mannose binding lectin deficiency in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome", Human Immunology, 76 (10): 729-35, doi:10.1016/j.humimm.2015.09.028 
  8. Loebel, Madlen; Mooslechner, Agnes Anna; Bauer, Sandra; Günther, Sabrina; Letsch, Anne; Hanitsch, Leif G; Grabowski, Patricia; Meisel, Christian; Volk, Hans-Dieter; Scheibenbogen, Carmen (2015), "Polymorphism in COMT is associated with IgG3 subclass level and susceptibility to infection in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome", Journal of Translational Medicine, 13, doi:10.1186/s12967-015-0628-4 
  9. Loebel, M; Grabowski, P; Heidecke, H; Bauer, S; Hanitsch, LG; Wittke, K; Meisel, C; Reinke, P; Volk, H; Fluge, Ø; Mella, O; Scheibenbogen, C (2016), "Antibodies to β adrenergic and muscarinic cholinergic receptors in patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome", Brain, behavior, and immunity, 52: 32-39, doi:10.1016/j.bbi.2015.09.013 
  10. Loebel, Madlen; Eckey, Maren; Sotzny, Franziska; Hahn, Elisabeth; Bauer, Sandra; Grabowski, Patricia; Zerweck, Johannes; Holenya, Pavlo; Hanitsch, Leif G.; Wittke, Kirsten; Borchmann, Peter; Rüffer, Jens-Ulrich; Hiepe, Falk; Ruprecht, Klemens; Behrends, Uta; Meindl, Carola; Volk, Hans-Dieter; Reimer, Ulf; Scheibenbogen, Carmen (2017), "Serological profiling of the EBV immune response in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome using a peptide microarray", PLOS ONE, 12 (6): e0179124, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0179124 
  11. Scheibenbogen, Carmen; Freitag, Helma; Blanco, Julià; Capelli, Enrica; Lacerda, Eliana; Authier, Jerome; Meeus, Mira; Castro Marrero, Jesus; Nora-Krukle, Zaiga; Oltra, Elisa; Strand, Elin Bolle; Shikova, Evelina; Sekulic, Slobodan; Murovska, Modra (Jul 26, 2017). "The European ME/CFS Biomarker Landscape project: an initiative of the European network EUROMENE". Journal of Translational Medicine. 15 (1). doi:10.1186/s12967-017-1263-z. ISSN 1479-5876. PMC 5530475Freely accessible. PMID 28747192. 
  12. Sotzny, Franziska; Blanco, Julià; Capelli, Enrica; Castro-Marrero, Jesús; Steiner, Sophie; Murovska, Modra; Scheibenbogen, Carmen (2018), "Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – Evidence for an autoimmune disease", Autoimmunity Reviews, doi:10.1016/j.autrev.2018.01.009 
  13. Scheibenbogen, Carmen; Loebel, Madlen; Freitag, Helma; Krueger, Anne; Bauer, Sandra; Antelmann, Michaela; Doehner, Wolfram; Scherbakov, Nadja; Heidecke, Harald; Reinke, Petra; Volk, Hans-Dieter; Grabowski, Patricia (2018). "Immunoadsorption to remove ß2 adrenergic receptor antibodies in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome CFS/ME". PLoS ONE. 13 (3): e0193672. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0193672. 
  14. Yang, Chin-An; Bauer, Sandra; Ho, Yu-Chen; Sotzny, Franziska; Chang, Jan-Gowth; Scheibenbogen, Carmen (Aug 17, 2018). "The expression signature of very long non-coding RNA in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome". Journal of Translational Medicine. 16 (1). doi:10.1186/s12967-018-1600-x. ISSN 1479-5876. 
  15. Estévez-López, Fernando; Castro-Marrero, Jesus; Wang, Xia; Bakken, Inger Johanne; Ivanovs, Andrejs; Nacul, Luis; Sepúlveda, Nuno; Strand, Elin B.; Pheby, Derek; Alegre, José; Scheibenbogen, Carmen; Shikova, Evelina; Lorusso, Lorenzo; Capelli, Enrica; Sekulic, Slobodan; Lacerda, Eliana; Murovska, Modra (Sep 1, 2018). "Prevalence and incidence of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome in Europe—the Euro-epiME study from the European network EUROMENE: a protocol for a systematic review". BMJ Open. 8 (9): e020817. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020817. ISSN 2044-6055. PMID 30181183. 
  16. Rasa, Santa; Nora-Krukle, Zaiga; Henning, Nina; Eliassen, Eva; Shikova, Evelina; Harrer, Thomas; Scheibenbogen, Carmen; Murovska, Modra; Prusty, Bhupesh K.; European Network on ME/CFS (EUROMENE) (Oct 1, 2018). "Chronic viral infections in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS)". Journal of Translational Medicine. 16 (1). doi:10.1186/s12967-018-1644-y. ISSN 1479-5876. PMID 30285773. 

Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) - A disease often marked by neurological symptoms, but fatigue is sometimes a symptom as well. Some diagnostic criteria distinguish it from chronic fatigue syndrome, while other diagnostic criteria consider it to be a synonym for chronic fatigue syndrome. A defining characteristic of ME is post-exertional malaise (PEM), or post-exertional neuroimmune exhaustion (PENE), which is a notable exacerbation of symptoms brought on by small exertions. PEM can last for days or weeks. Symptoms can include cognitive impairments, muscle pain (myalgia), trouble remaining upright (orthostatic intolerance), sleep abnormalities, and gastro-intestinal impairments, among others. An estimated 25% of those suffering from ME are housebound or bedbound. The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies ME as a neurological disease.

Antibody - Antibodies or immunoglobulin refers to any of a large number of specific proteins produced by B cells that act against an antigen in an immune response.

Antibody - Antibodies or immunoglobulin refers to any of a large number of specific proteins produced by B cells that act against an antigen in an immune response.

Antibody - Antibodies or immunoglobulin refers to any of a large number of specific proteins produced by B cells that act against an antigen in an immune response.

ME/CFS - An acronym that combines myalgic encephalomyelitis with chronic fatigue syndrome. Sometimes they are combined because people have trouble distinguishing one from the other. Sometimes they are combined because people see them as synonyms of each other.

Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) - A disease often marked by neurological symptoms, but fatigue is sometimes a symptom as well. Some diagnostic criteria distinguish it from chronic fatigue syndrome, while other diagnostic criteria consider it to be a synonym for chronic fatigue syndrome. A defining characteristic of ME is post-exertional malaise (PEM), or post-exertional neuroimmune exhaustion (PENE), which is a notable exacerbation of symptoms brought on by small exertions. PEM can last for days or weeks. Symptoms can include cognitive impairments, muscle pain (myalgia), trouble remaining upright (orthostatic intolerance), sleep abnormalities, and gastro-intestinal impairments, among others. An estimated 25% of those suffering from ME are housebound or bedbound. The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies ME as a neurological disease.

Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) - A disease often marked by neurological symptoms, but fatigue is sometimes a symptom as well. Some diagnostic criteria distinguish it from chronic fatigue syndrome, while other diagnostic criteria consider it to be a synonym for chronic fatigue syndrome. A defining characteristic of ME is post-exertional malaise (PEM), or post-exertional neuroimmune exhaustion (PENE), which is a notable exacerbation of symptoms brought on by small exertions. PEM can last for days or weeks. Symptoms can include cognitive impairments, muscle pain (myalgia), trouble remaining upright (orthostatic intolerance), sleep abnormalities, and gastro-intestinal impairments, among others. An estimated 25% of those suffering from ME are housebound or bedbound. The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies ME as a neurological disease.

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