Mike Beadsworth

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Dr Michael BJ Beadsworth, also known as Mike Beadsworth, is a consultant in Infectious Diseases, Clinical Director Specialist and the Clinical Lead at the Royal Liverpool University's CFS/ME service in Liverpool, UK.

Beadsworth has been appointed to the review panel for the NICE guidelines review, which strongly influence NHS treatment for people with ME/CFS in the UK.[1]

Professional memberships[edit | edit source]

Notable studies[edit | edit source]

  • 2015 - The Role of Cytokines in Muscle Fatigue in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)[5]
This study found low levels of inflammation in some patients with ME/CFS. The study was partly funded by the ME Association
  • 2017 - The Role of IP-10 in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome[6]
This study found "compelling evidence" of the role of several cytokines/chemokines in the physiological and cognitive pathology in a group of patients with CFS.
  • 2017 - Vitamin D status in chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis: a cohort study from the North-West of England[7]
This study found that vitamin D deficiency was unreal to the fatigue experienced by patients with M.E./CFS in North West England, and that patients were more likely to take vitamin D supplements compared to healthy controls. Severely ill patients were not included in the study and patients were not involved in the study's design, implementation or interpretation of results.

Clinic location[edit | edit source]

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Pembroke Place Liverpool

L3 5QA UK

General: +44(0)151 705 3100

Well Travelled Clinic: 0151 705 3223

Fax: +44(0)151 705 3370

e-mail: info@lstmed.ac.uk

Talks and interviews[edit | edit source]

Online presence[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

Learn more[edit | edit source]

  • Wikipedia
  • Institution

References[edit | edit source]

cytokine any class of immunoregulatory proteins secreted by cells, especially immune cells. Cytokines are small proteins important in cell signaling that modulate the immune system. (Learn more: me-pedia.org)

BMJ The BMJ (previously the British Medical Journal) is a weekly peer-reviewed medical journal.

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