Nuno Sepúlveda

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Nuno Sepúlveda , BSs, MSc, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Statistical Genetics at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.[1] He is a team member of the UK research group, CureME.[2]

EUROMENE[edit | edit source]

Dr. Sepúlveda is a member of the Working Group on Epidemiology of ME/CFS across Europe on behalf of the EUROMENE, a European Union not-for-profit research organization committed to tackling the cause and treatment for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.[3]

Research studies[edit | edit source]

  • 2019, Cellular Immune Function in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)[5] - (Full text)
  • 2019, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome as a hyper-regulated immune system driven by an interplay between regulatory T cells and chronic human herpesvirus infections[6] - (Abstract)
  • 2020, A potential antigenic mimicry between viral and human proteins linking Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) with autoimmunity: The case of HPV immunization[7]
  • 2020, Systematic Review of the Epidemiological Burden of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Across Europe: Current Evidence and EUROMENE Research Recommendations for Epidemiology [8] - (Full text)

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  1. "Nuno Sepulveda". LSHTM. Retrieved Jan 23, 2019. 
  2. "People". CureMe. Retrieved Jan 23, 2019. 
  3. "Action CA15111". COST. Retrieved Mar 4, 2020. 
  4. 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. 
  5. Cliff, Jacqueline M.; King, Elizabeth C.; Lee, Ji-Sook; Sepúlveda, Nuno; Wolf, Asia-Sophia; Kingdon, Caroline; Bowman, Erinna; Dockrell, Hazel M.; Nacul, Luis; Lacerda, Eliana; Riley, Eleanor (Apr 16, 2019). "Cellular Immune Function in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)". Frontiers in Immunology. 10. doi:10.3389/fimmu.2019.00796. ISSN 1664-3224. 
  6. Sepúlveda, Nuno; Carneiro, Jorge; Eliana M. Lacerda, Eliana M.; Nacul, Luis C. (Oct 2019). "Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome as a hyper-regulated immune system driven by an interplay between regulatory T cells and chronic human herpesvirus infections". Frontiers in Immunology. doi:10.3389/fimmu.2019.02684. 
  7. Phelan, J; Grabowska, AD; Sepúlveda, N (Feb 13, 2020). "A potential antigenic mimicry between viral and human proteins linking Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) with autoimmunity: The case of HPV immunization". Autoimmunity Review. 102487. doi:10.1016/j.autrev.2020.102487. 
  8. Estévez-López, Fernando; Mudie, Kathleen; Wang-Steverding, Xia; Bakken, Inger Johanne; Ivanovs, Andrejs; Castro-Marrero, Jesús; Nacul, Luis; Alegre, Jose; Zalewski, Paweł; Słomko, Joanna; Bolle Strand, Elin; Pheby, Derek; Shikova, Evelina; Lorusso, Lorenzo; Capelli, Enrica; Sekulic, Slobodan; Scheibenbogen, Carmen; Sepúlveda, Nuno; Murovska, Modra; Lacerda, Eliana (May 2020). "Systematic Review of the Epidemiological Burden of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Across Europe: Current Evidence and EUROMENE Research Recommendations for Epidemiology". Journal of Clinical Medicine. 9 (5): 1557. doi:10.3390/jcm9051557. 

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.

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. Sometimes used as a the term as a synonym of myalgic encephalomyelitis, despite the different diagnostic criteria.

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.

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

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