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Published research that has been funded by the ME Association Ramsay Research Fund

2017: Keith Geraghty et al. ME/CFS patients’ reports of symptom changes following cognitive behavioural therapy, graded exercise therapy and pacing treatments: Analysis of a primary survey compared with secondary surveys

2017: Jo Nijs et al. The Role of Autonomic Function in Exercise-induced Endogenous Analgesia: A Case-control Study in ME/CFS and Healthy People

2017: Joanna Elson et al.Clinically proven mtDNA mutations are not common in those with chronic fatigue syndrome (The MEA contributed £5,000 to this study which was largely funded by Action for M.E.)

2015: Anne McArdle et al. The Role of Cytokines in Muscle Fatigue in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

2015: Zoe Gotts et al. The Experience of Sleep in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Qualitative Interview Study with Patients

2012: Julia Newton et al. Loss of Capacity to Recover from Acidosis on Repeat Exercise in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Case-control Study

How you can help

Please help us to build on our success and continue to expand our vital work. One day we will find the cause of ME/CFS and have an effective form of treatment. And with your help, that day could come much sooner.

If you would like to help The Ramsay Research Fund support even more biomedical research, please donate now:

  • Donate to us through BT MyDonatewith either a single online donation, or click the button opposite
  • by cheque (made payable to: The ME Association Ramsay Research Fund) to: The ME Association, 7 Apollo Office Court, Radclive Road, Gawcott, Bucks MK18 4DF.
  • by card donation over the phone to our head office (01280 818964)

Or, if you would like to fundraise for The Ramsay Research Fund, please start your online giving page, here.

2009: Derek Pheby and Lisa Saffron, Risk Factors for Severe ME/CFS

2009: John Gow et al. A Gene Signature for Post-infectious Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

2008: Rhona Wilson et al. Dietary Intervention in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

2006: Ronald A. Chalmers et al. CFSUM1 and CFSUM2 in Urine from Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome are Methodological Artefacts

2005: Mark G. Jones et al. Plasma and Urinary Carnitine and Acylcarnitines in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

2005: Mark G. Jones et al. Urinary and Plasma Organic Acids and Amino Acids in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

2003: Evelina Georgiades et al. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: New Evidence for a Central Fatigue Disorder

2003: Faisel Khan et al. Prolonged Acetylcholine-induced Vasodilatation in the Peripheral Microcirculation of Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

2001: John Gow et al. Antiviral Pathway Activation in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Acute Infection

2000: Jonathan Brooks et al. Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Morphometry of the Hippocampus in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Visit the other pages in this section:

Research: overview of the Ramsay Research Fund.

Current Research: including PACE trial critiques, and ‘patient evidence’ research.

Published Research: from 2000 to present.

Volunteering for Research: studies requiring volunteers.

CFS/ME Research Collaborative: including the MEGA project.

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