Cornell ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center

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The Cornell ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center is a collaborative research center based out of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, US, which is partly funded by the NIH. The Center, led by Dr Maureen Hanson, has been awarded $9.4M by the NIH for research of ME/CFS.[1]

In 2017, Maureen Hanson, M.D. was named the Principal Investigator of the Cornell ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center.[2]

The collaborative includes:

  • Cornell University, Ithaca campus, New York
  • Weill Cornell Medicine
  • Ithaca College, New York
  • Boyce Thompson Institute, an independent research institute in Ithaca, New York
  • Workwell Foundation
  • EVMED Research, a research institute investigating the role of enteroviruses in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalitis (CFS/ME) and other diseases
  • Solve ME/CFS Initiative
  • private ME/CFS medical practices

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Hanson, Professor Maureen. "Professor Maureen Hanson – Cornell Center for Enervating NeuroImmune Disease". Retrieved Apr 5, 2019. 
  2. Ramanujan, Krishna (Sep 27, 2017). "$9.4M NIH grant funds chronic fatigue syndrome center". Cornell Chronicle. Retrieved Apr 5, 2019. 

chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) - A fatigue-based illness. The term CFS was invented invented by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control as an replacement for myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Some view CFS as a neurological disease, others use the term for any unexplained long-term fatigue (idiopathic chronic fatigue) without additional symptoms. Sometimes used as a the term as a synonym of myalgic encephalomyelitis, despite the different diagnostic criteria.

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.

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