Enrica Capelli

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Professor Enrica Capelli is the Senior Researcher and Head of the Laboratory of Immunology and Genetic Analyses Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Pavia in Pavia, Italy. Since 2010, she has been a member of working group on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), National Agency for Health Regional Service (AGENAS) of the Italian National Institute of Health.[1]

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Dr. Capelli is a member of the Biomarkers Working Group of ME/CFS across Europe on behalf of EUROMENE, a European Union COST Action CA15111 not-for-profit research organization investigating the cause of and treatment for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.[2]

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  1. http://www.euromene.eu/workinggroups/Enrica%20Capelli%20CV.pdf
  2. http://www.cost.eu/COST_Actions/ca/CA15111?management
  3. Lorusso, Lorenzo; Mikhaylova, Svetlana V.; Capelli, Enrica; Ferrari, Daniela; Ngonga, Gaelle K.; Ricevuti, Giovanni (Feb 2009). "Immunological aspects of chronic fatigue syndrome". Autoimmunity Reviews. 8 (4): 287–291. doi:10.1016/j.autrev.2008.08.003. ISSN 1873-0183. PMID 18801465. 
  4. Capelli, Enrica; Zola, R; Lorusso, Lorenzo; Venturini, Luigi; Sardi, F; Ricevuti, Giovanni (2010), "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis]]: An Update", International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology, 23 (4): 981-989, doi:10.1177/039463201002300402, PMID 21244747 
  5. Capelli, Enrica; Lorusso, Lorenzo; Ghitti, M; Venturini, Luigi; Cusa, C; Ricevuti, Giovanni (2015), "Chronic fatigue syndrome: Features of a population of patients from northern Italy", International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology, doi:10.1177/0394632015572074 
  6. Maltese, PE; Venturini, L; Poplavskaya, E; Bertelli, M; Cecchin, S; Granato, M; Nikulina, SY; Salmina, A; Aksyutina, N; Capelli, Enrica; Ricevuti, Giovanni; Lorusso, Lorenzo (2016), "Genetic evaluation of AMPD1, CPT2, and PGYM metabolic enzymes in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome", Genet Mol Res, 15 (3), doi:10.4238/gmr.15038717 
  7. 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. 
  8. Panelli, Simona; Lorusso, Lorenzo; Balestrieri, Alessandro; Lupo, Giuseppe; Capelli, Enrica (2017), "XMRV and Public Health: The Retroviral Genome Is Not a Suitable Template for Diagnostic PCR, and Its Association with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Appears Unreliable", Frontiers in Public Health, 5 (108), doi:10.3389/fpubh.2017.00108 
  9. 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 
  10. Bozzini, S; Albergati, A; Capelli, Enrica; Lorusso, Lorenzo; Gazzaruso, C; Pelissero, G; Falcone, C (2018), "Cardiovascular characteristics of chronic fatigue syndrome.", Biomedical Reports, 8 (1): 26–30, doi:10.3892/br.2017.1024, PMID 29399336 
  11. 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. 

enzyme - a substance produced by a living organism which acts as a catalyst to bring about a specific biochemical reaction.

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.

genome - an organism’s complete set of DNA, including all of its genes

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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