Australian ME Research

Emerging Insights #1: McGregor’s Grand Conception Of ME/CFS


  By Cort Johnson in Health Rising.   This is the first in a series of blogs that report on the recent EMERGE conference in Australia. The different conference format – which allowed for long presentations – allowed the presenters to dig more deeply into their topics than usual. Longtime Australian metabolomics researcher Neil McGregor […]

SAHMRI Researchers In Hunt To Find Cure For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome


  Rebecca Baker, Social Affairs Reporter, The Advertiser (Australia).   World-first research in Adelaide that involves taking the blood samples of donors every seven minutes aims to unlock the mystery of a debilitating illness that has no cure or treatment. Thousands of samples taken for the study are now being stored in a freezer to […]

Australia University Will Study Effects Of XBOX On Physical Activity In ME/CFS Patients


    By Sasha Nimmo in #MEAction.   The University of South Australia has approval to begin the trial, “Active video gaming to increase physical activity in adults with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.” The study has no set research criteria, despite studies that show 2 out of 5 patients are misdiagnosed with CFS/ME in Australia. The study does not […]

Australian Government Seeking Expert Advice On ME And CFS Research Grants


    by Sasha Nimmo in ME Australia.   Senator Scott Ludlam asked about the progress of proposals to research ME and CFS at last night’s budget estimates hearing in Parliament House, Canberra. Prof Anne Kelso, CEO of Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), said she was delighted to hear of the important advance made by Griffith […]

Major Breakthrough In Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) ? Aussies Believe Biomarker Found


  By Cort Johnson in Health Rising. Hot Story The media reports have been sizzling! Griffith University, the home of the NCNED group in Australia that produced the study, called it “groundbreaking”.  IFL Science lead off with a piece called “People With Chronic Fatigue Have A Defective Channel In Immune System Cells” which stated, “The finding confirms […]

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