Karl Tronstad

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Karl Johan Tronstad, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Biomedicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway, where he heads the Tronstad Lab which studies cell metabolism and mitochondrial involvement in cancer and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). In 2017, his research group received a grant of 9.5 million for the development of new ME/CFS treatment methods and biomarkers. Dr. Tronstad collaborates with Professor Olav Mella and Øystein Fluge at the Department of Oncology and Medical Physics at Haukeland University Hospital on ME/CFS research.[1]

Notable ME/CFS studies[edit | edit source]

  • 2016, Metabolic profiling indicates impaired pyruvate dehydrogenase function in myalgic encephalopathy/chronic fatigue syndrome[2](Full Text)

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  1. http://www.uib.no/en/biomedisin/108972/finding-cause-chronic-fatigue-syndromeme
  2. Fluge, Øystein; Mella, Olav; Bruland, Ove; Risa, Kristin; Dyrstad, Sissel E.; Alme, Kine; Rekeland, Ingrid G.; Sapkota, Dipak; Røsland, Gro V.; Fosså, Alexander; Ktoridou-Valen, Irini; Lunde, Sigrid; Sørland, Kari; Lien, Katarina; Herder, Ingrid; Thürmer, Hanne; Gotaas, Merete E.; Baranowska, Katarzyna A.; Bohnen, Louis M.L.J.; Schäfer, Christoph; McCann, Adrian; Sommerfelt, Kristian; Helgeland, Lars; Ueland, Per M.; Dahl, Olav; Tronstad, Karl J. (2016), "Metabolic profiling indicates impaired pyruvate dehydrogenase function in myalgic encephalopathy/chronic fatigue syndrome", JCI Insight, 1 (21), doi:10.1172/jci.insight.89376 

Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome, often used when both illnesses are considered the same.

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