Jonathan Kerr

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Jonathan Richard Kerr, BSc, MBBCh, MD, PhD, FRCPath, is a British researcher who became interested in ME/CFS after studying the consequences of Parvovirus B19 infection and finding that some of those infected went on to develop CFS. He has worked for St. George’s University of London[1] and as an Associate professor in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences at Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia.[2] Having returned to the UK in 2018, he now is practicing at the Department of Microbiology, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.[3]

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  1. "Invest in ME Research - UK Charity for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Centre of Excellence for ME Blog". investinme.org. Retrieved August 3, 2019.
  2. http://www.urosario.edu.co/Profesores/Listado-de-profesores/K/Kerr-Jonathan-Ricardo/
  3. 3.03.1 Kerr, Jonathan R (July 17, 2019). "Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) reactivation and therapeutic inhibitors". Journal of Clinical Pathology: jclinpath–2019–205822. doi:10.1136/jclinpath-2019-205822. ISSN 0021-9746.
  4. Kerr, Jonathan R.; Barrett, Ann-Marie; Curran, Martin D.; Behan, Wilhelmina M. H.; Middleton, Derek; Behan, Peter O. (January 1997). "Parvovirus B19 and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome". Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. 3 (3): 101–107. doi:10.1300/J092v03n03_07. ISSN 1057-3321.
  5. Kerr, Jonathan R.; Bracewell, Janice; Laing, Ian; Mattey, Derek L.; Bernstein, Robert M.; Bruce, Ian N.; Tyrrell, David A. J. (March 2002). "Chronic fatigue syndrome and arthralgia following parvovirus B19 infection". The Journal of Rheumatology. 29 (3): 595–602. ISSN 0315-162X. PMID 11911112.
  6. Kaushik, N; Fear, D; Richards, S C M; McDermott, C R; Nuwaysir, E F; Kellam, P; Harrison, T J; Wilkinson, R J; Tyrrell, D A J; Holgate, S T; Kerr, J R (August 1, 2005). "Gene expression in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from patients with chronic fatigue syndrome". Journal of Clinical Pathology. 58 (8): 826–832. doi:10.1136/jcp.2005.025718. ISSN 0021-9746. PMC 1770875. PMID 16049284.
  7. Smith, J; Fritz, E L; Kerr, J R; Cleare, A J; Wessely, S; Mattey, D L (August 1, 2005). "Association of chronic fatigue syndrome with human leucocyte antigen class II alleles". Journal of Clinical Pathology. 58 (8): 860–863. doi:10.1136/jcp.2004.022681. ISSN 0021-9746. PMC 1770867. PMID 16049290.
  8. Kerr, J R; Christian, P; Hodgetts, A; Langford, P R; Devanur, L D; Petty, R; Burke, B; Sinclair, L I; Richards, S C M; Montgomery, J; McDermott, C R; Harrison, T J; Kellam, P; Nutt, D J; Holgate, S T; Collaborative Clinical Study Group (June 2, 2006). "Current research priorities in chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis: disease mechanisms, a diagnostic test and specific treatments". Journal of Clinical Pathology. 60 (2): 113–116. doi:10.1136/jcp.2006.042374. ISSN 0021-9746.
  9. Kerr, Jonathan R; Petty, Robert; Burke, Beverley; Gough, John; Fear, David; Sinclair, Lindsey I; Mattey, Derek L; Richards, Selwyn C; Montgomery, Jane; Baldwin, Don A; Kellam, Paul; Harrison, Tim J; Griffin, George E; Main, Janice; Enlander, Derek; Nutt, David J; Holgate, Stephen T (April 15, 2008), "Gene Expression Subtypes in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis", The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 197 (8): 1171–1184, doi:10.1086/533453
  10. Zhang, L.; Gough, J.; Christmas, D.; Mattey, D. L.; Richards, S. C. M.; Main, J.; Enlander, D.; Honeybourne, D.; Ayres, J. G.; Nutt, D. J.; Kerr, J. R. (February 1, 2010). "Microbial infections in eight genomic subtypes of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis". Journal of Clinical Pathology. 63 (2): 156–164. doi:10.1136/jcp.2009.072561. ISSN 0021-9746. PMC 2921262. PMID 19955554.
  11. Kerr, J. R.; Gough, J.; Richards, S. C. M.; Main, J.; Enlander, D.; McCreary, M.; Komaroff, A. L.; Chia, J. K. (April 1, 2010). "Antibody to parvovirus B19 nonstructural protein is associated with chronic arthralgia in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis". Journal of General Virology. 91 (4): 893–897. doi:10.1099/vir.0.017590-0. ISSN 0022-1317.
  12. Shimosako, Nana; Kerr, Jonathan R. (2014), "Use of single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) to distinguish gene expression subtypes of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME)", Journal of Clinical Pathology, 67 (12), doi:10.1136/jclinpath-2014-202597
  13. Petty, Robert D.; McCarthy, Nail E.; Le Dieu, Rifca; Kerr, Jonathan R. (2016), "MicroRNAs hsa-miR-99b, hsa-miR-330, hsa-miR-126 and hsa-miR-30c: Potential Diagnostic Biomarkers in Natural Killer (NK) Cells of Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)/ Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)", PLOS One, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0150904, PMID 26967895
  14. Kerr, Jonathan R. (February 2019). "Epstein-Barr virus induced gene-2 upregulation identifies a particular subtype of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Myalgic Encephalomyelitis". Frontiers in Pediatrics. doi:10.3389/fped.2019.00059.
  15. "Invest in ME Research - IIMEC1". Invest in ME Research. Retrieved February 17, 2020.
  16. "Invest in ME Research - IIMEC2". Invest in ME Research. Retrieved February 18, 2020.
  17. "Invest in ME Research - IIMEC3". Invest in ME Research. Retrieved February 17, 2020.
  18. "Invest in ME Research - IIMEC4". Invest in ME Research. Retrieved February 17, 2020.
  19. "Invest in ME Research - IIMEC5 International ME Conference 2010". Invest in ME Research. Retrieved February 17, 2020.

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.

antibodies 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.

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