Cornell ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center
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.
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
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Hanson, Professor Maureen. "Professor Maureen Hanson – Cornell Center for Enervating NeuroImmune Disease". Retrieved Apr 5, 2019.
- 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.