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ANZMES videos: research talks by Tate & Vallings, Nov 2019

Discussion in 'BioMedical ME/CFS News' started by Ravn, May 16, 2020.

  1. Ravn

    Ravn Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I don't think these have been posted yet?
    Recorded at AGM in November 19, posted on Youtube March 20.
    Some issues with sound quality, especially with the Q&A video.

    Dr Vallings (eclectic overview of international research, nothing new in there):



    Prof Tate (presentation of his team's work, mostly published, but some may be unpublished?):



    Q&A (both, but mostly Prof Tate):

     
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  2. wigglethemouse

    wigglethemouse Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I knew Prof Tate had a daughter with ME but I didn't realise he had two family members with ME :(.

    He describes how funding is very difficult, often wondering how he is going to continue to pay wages. One nice story was that he had a South Island farmer phone him up and they got in a bit of a heated debate about ME. Following that the farmer donated 100,000 to his research and followed up right before this talk with another significant donation.

    Here is the last slide showing what was planned for 2020
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    He would also like to try and replicate the Stanford IDO2 gene testing to see if his cohort of patients also have those mutations.

    He has samples stored from people taken monthly and would like to compare "good" samples with "relapsed" ones to see if he can find something that is significantly changed.
     
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