Poster Presentations

Behavioral Section

Computer-Assisted Cognitive Function Assessment in Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Patients

Cusco-Segarra AM,Garcia-Fructuoso FJ,Lopez_Crespi F, Poca-Dias, V, Garcia-Blanco S, Santos, C

A Qualitative Analysis of the Experience and Influence of Low Intensive Interval Training in Women with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Lennartsson Claudia , Tyni-Lenné Raija , Lindh Gudrun

A Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Health Behavior and Education Train-the-Trainer Program for Primary Care Providers

Dana Jones Benet , Ph.D., M.P.H., K. Kimberly McCleary,B.A., Teresa A. Lupton , R.N., B.S.S., Katherine M. Faryna , B.A., Kevin Hynes, Ph.D., and William C. Reeves, M.D.

Using Comprehensive Clinical Case Management to Improve Health-Care Utilization and Coping in Patients and Families Affected by CFS/FM

Patricia Fennell, MSW, LCSW-R

Depression and CFS: Similarities and Differences From Psychological Evaluation

Tokuzo Matsui M.D., Ph.D., Nobuo Kiriike M.D., Ph.D., Sanae Fukuda Ph.D. , Hirohiko Kuratsune M.D., Ph.D., Seiki Tajima M.D., Ph.D., Yoshiki Nishizawa M.D., Ph.D., Sasuyoshi Watanabe M.D., Ph.D.

Family Experience of Parental Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Pilot Study

Julie G. Donalek, R.N.,D.N.Sc.,A.P.R.N.,B.C.

The Impact of an Early Educational Intervention Program on Future Physicians Perceptions and Attitudes Regarding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)
Lu, T.V. & Jason, L.A.

Stagnation in CFS Publishing? Comparisons with Fibromyalgia and

Fatigue: 1995-2004

Fred Friedberg, PhD, Brett Schmeizer, BA & Stephanie Sohl, MA

A Standardized Test for Postexertional Malaise in CFS

Ruud C.W. Vermeulen MD PhD, Ruud M. Kurk MD and Hans R. Scholte PhD

A Proposed Clinical Protocol for Occupational Therapy in the Treatment of CFS/FM Utilizing the Model of Human Occupation and Fennell Four-Phase Treatment

Jennifer Burke, OTR/L, Patricia Fennell, MSW, LCSW-R

Intravenous Saline Administration Improves Physical Functioning

Travis L. Stiles, Staci R. Stevens, Christopher R. Snell, Lucinda Bateman, and J. Mark VanNess.

Treating People with CFS/FM Who Have Been Victims of Disaster or Trauma

Patricia Fennell, MSW, LCSW-R, Margaret Butkereit, MS, LMSW

The Buddy Program: Support for Individuals with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Till, L.D., Jason, L.A., Porter, N., Andrews, M. F.

Evaluating the CDC Criteria for an Empirical CFS Case Definition

Najar, N.S., BA., Porter, N. Ph.D., & Jason, L.A., Ph.D.

Brain Function Section

Metabolic and Immune Responses to Exercise Testing

J. Mark VanNess, Christopher R Snell, Staci R Stevens, Lucinda Bateman and Travis Stiles

Psychomotor Slowing in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Greta Moorkens, Filip Van Den Eede, Bernard G.C. Sabbe

Study of Biological Markers, Ergometric Parameters and Cognitive Function in a Cohort of Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Alegre-Martin J, Soriano Sanchez T, Javierre C, Garcia Quintana J, Ruiz E, Fernández de Sevilla T, De Meirleir K, Garcia Quintana AM.

Associations Between Biological Markers and Ergometric Parameters and Cognitive Function in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Alegre-Martin J, Soriano Sanchez T, Javierre C, Garcia Quintana J, Ruiz E, Fernández de Sevilla T, De Meirleir K, Garcia Quintana AM

Evidence of Increased Frequency of Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) in the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome with Enriched Oxygen Modulation of the PFO

Cheney, PR and Lucki, NC

Clinical Trials Section

Effect of Modafinil on Daytime Hypersomnia in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Garcia-Fructuoso F, Fernández-Solá J, Poca-Dias V, Fernández-Huerta JM, Fernandez-Sola A

Lipid Replacement and Antioxidant Therapy for Restoring Mitochondrial Function in Fatiguing Illnesses and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Garth L. Nicolson, Ph.D., Rita Ellithorpe, M.D. and Robert Settineri, M.S.

A Randomized Double-blind, Placebo-Controlled Cross-Over Study with Methylphenidate in Sixty Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Daniel Blockmans, Philippe Persoons, Boudewijn Van Houdenhove, Herman Bobbaers

Comprehensive Treatments with IVIG For CFS

Tae H. Park, M.D.

A Proposed Protocol for the Dental Treatment of Patients With CFS

Wanda I. Saldaña, DDS, Patricia Fennell, MSW, LCSW-R

Treatment of Elevated C4a in Patients with CFS Using Low Doses of Erythropoietin Safely Reduces Symptoms and Lowers C4a: A Prospective Clinical Trial

Ritchie C. Shoemaker, MD, Margaret S. Maizel

Treatment of CFS Patients With Low Levels of Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide (VIP) and Shortness of Breath with Tadalafil Improves Exercise Tolerance and Pulmonary Artery Responses to Exercise

Ritchie C. Shoemaker, MD, Margaret S. Maizel

Treatment of CFS Patients With Elevated C4a Using Low Dose Erythropoietin Corrects Abnormalities in Central Nervous System Metabolites and Restores Executive Cognitive Functioning

Ritchie C. Shoemaker, MD, Margaret S. Maizel

Epidemiology Section

Self-Reported Chronic Fatigue and Timed Loaded Standing in The Gambia and in Belgium

Jan Eyskens, Marie Ielegems, Greta Moorkens

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia in Patients Affected of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

Joaquim Fernandez-Solà M.D., Santiago Nogué M.D., Elisabet Rovira M.D., José- Manuel Fernández-Huerta M.D., Esther Gómez M.D., Teresa Godàs Ph.D, Antoni Fernandez-Solà M.D and Ferran Garcia Fructuoso M.D

The Development of an Epidemiological Case Definition for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME)

T Osoba, D Pheby, S Gray, L Nacul, J Duffield,

Toward an Empirical Case Definition of CFS

Leonard A. Jason, Karina Corradi, Susan Torres-Harding

Chronic Fatigue Syndromes: To Exclude to Not to Exclude Other Diagnoses

James F. Jones, MD, Jin-Mann Lin, Elizabeth M. Maloney, William C. Reeves.

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.), The Definition:

Byron Hyde M.D.

Major Findings in 150 Consecutive M.E. and CFS Patients Who Were Subjected to Total Body Physical and Technological Examination of All Organs and Systems

Byron Hyde MD

A Discussion of the Los Angeles County Hospital 1934 M.E. epidemic and the Akureyri M.E. Epidemics

Byron Hyde MD

Fatigue Section

Comparing Heart Rate Variability in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Healthy Controls using Commercially Available Software

Eleanor Stein MD FRCP(C)

Post-Exertional Malaise Following an Exercise Challenge

Staci R. Stevens, Christopher R. Snell, Lucinda Bateman, Travis L. Stiles and J. Mark VanNess

Lactose Intolerance and/or Fructose Malabsorption: A Predisposing Factor for the Development of CFS?

P. De Becker, K. De Meirleir, J. De Leerssnijder, L. De Meirleir

Glutathione Depletion--Methylation Cycle Block Hypothesis for the Pathogenesis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Richard A. Van Konynenburg, Ph.D.

Effective Treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia with D-Ribose

Jacob E. Teitelbaum, MD, J.A. St.Cyr, MD, PhD, Clarence Johnson

What Do We Know About Multiple Chemical Sensitivity? An Overview of the Research

Pamela Reed Gibson, Ph.D., Amanda Lindberg*, M.A. Candidate

Physicians Perceptions and Practices Regarding Patient Reports of Chemical Sensitivity

Pamela Reed Gibson, Ph.D., Amanda Lindberg, M.A. Candidate

Unexplained Fatigue in Patients With and Without Symptoms of Chronic Rhinosinusitis: Do These Populations Differ?

Alexander C. Chester, MD, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC

Decreased Renal Function in CFS Patients

Tae Park, M.D.

Validation and Usefulness of the Quick Environment Exposure Sensivity Inventory (QEESI©) The Spanish Population

Cusco-Segarra AM, Garcia-Fructuoso FJ, Lopez-Crespi F, Poca-Dias, V

Thyroid Malignancy Association with Cortical & Subcortical Brain SPECT Changes In Patients Presenting with a Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Hyde, Byron M.D, Green, Tracy, Jean Léveillé M.D

Effect of Supplement With Lactic-Acid Producing Bacteria on Fatigue and Physical Activity in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Sullivan A, Nord CE, Evengard B

Gender Section

Why is the Prevalence of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Higher in Women than in Men?--A Hypothesis

Richard A. Van Konynenburg, Ph.D.

Specific Cardioventilatory Response in SFC Women During a Very Light Intensity of Exercise

Suarez A, Javierre C, Alegre J, Garcia Quintana A, Barbany JR, Morales A, Ventura JL

Differences in the Recovery Period Between a Group of CSF Women and a Matched Control Group After a Supramaximal Effort

Suarez A, Javierre C, Garcia-Quintana A, Alegre J, Ventura JL, Barbany JR and Segura R

Genetics / Proteomics Section

Genetics of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and its Subgroups Defined by Latent Class Analysis

Mangalathu S. Rajeevan†, Alicia K. Smith, Elizabeth Maloney, Eric Aslakson, Suzanne D. Vernon, William C. Reeves

Expression of MicroRNAs (miRNAs) in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

Robert Petty, Tim Rutherford, Ken Laing, Jane Montgomery, Selwyn CM Richards, Jonathan R Kerr

Transcriptome Analysis of Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells from Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Hanna Gräns, Birgitta Evengård and Peter Nilsson

Case-Control Study of Genotypes in Multiple Chemical Sensitivity: CYP2D6, NAT1, NAT2,

PON1, PON2 and MTHFR

Gail McKeown-Eyssen, Cornelia Baines, David EC Cole,Nicole Riley, Rachel F Tyndale, Lynn Marshalland Vartouhi Jazmaji

Presented by Alison C. Bested, M.D., FRCPC

Investigation of Human Gene Signatures of Past Persistent Microbial Infections in Unstressed Normal Blood donors; Possible Relevance to the Pathogenesis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Beverley Burke, Jonathan R Kerr

Pain Section

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Sufferers: Now There’s Hope and Help!

Alison C. Bested, M.D., FRCPC

Pediatrics Section

Are ‘Hypoglycaemic’ Symptoms in CFS Associated with Hypoglycaemia?

Fergus Cameron and Katherine Rowe

Pediatric Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Munchausen-by-proxy: A Case Study

Van Hoof E , De Becker P and De Meirleir K.

Sleep Section

Defining the Occurrence and Influence of Alpha-Delta Sleep in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Elke Van Hoof, PhD, Pascale De Becker PhD, Charles Lapp MD, Raymond Cluydts PhD, Kenny De Meirleir PhD

Perception versus Polysomnographic Assessment of Sleep in CFS and Non-Fatigued Controls: Results from a Population-Based Study

Matthias Majer, Ph.D., James F. Jones, M.D, Elizabeth R. Unger MD, Ph.D, Laura Solomon Youngblood, MPH , Michael J. Decker, R.N., Ph.D., Elizabeth Maloney, M.S., Dr. P.H., Brian Gurbaxani Ph.D. , Christine Heim, Ph.D., William C. Reeves, M.D., M.Sc

Viral / Immune Section

The Establishment of a National ME Observatory for the UK

D Pheby, PD Campion, M de L Drachler, E Lacerda, JC de Carvalho Leite, L Nacul, F Poland, Trish Taylor.

Incidence of Chromosomally Integrated HHV-6 (CIHHV-6) in a Cohort of CFS Patients with Clonal TCR- and Lymphoid Malignancies

David Pomeranz1, Kathryn Hagen, Byron Hsu, Judy A. Mikovits and Daniel L Peterson.

In Vivo-Induced Antigen Technology for Detection of Antibodies Against Borrelia Burgdorferi and its Cross-reactive Antigens in Patients with Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia

Aristo Vojdani, Ph.D., M.T., Immunosciences Lab., Inc., Bernard Raxlen, M.D.

The Life Cycle of Cryptostrongylus pulmoni in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Lawrence A. Klapow, PhD


Immune Effects of an Acute Exercise Challenge in Gulf War Illness

Nancy G. Klimas, Martin Rosenthal and Mary A. Fletcher.

Visible and Near-Infrared Spectroscopy for Diagnosis of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Showing Fatigue Symptoms like Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Yukiko Hakariya1, Akikazu Sakudo, Takanori Kobayashi, Seiki Tajima, Junzo Nojima, Hirohiko Kuratsune, Yasuyoshi Watanabe, and Kazuyoshi Ikuta1

Comparison of the Composition of the Intestinal Microflora of FS Patients When in the Acute Phase of Illness

Brigitta Evengard, M.D., Ph.D.

Enteroviruses and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

John K. Chia, M.D., Andrew Y. Chia, B.S.

Meta-Analysis of Well-Controlled, Randomized, Double-Blinded, Phase II/III Clinical Trials of Poly I : Poly C12U vs. Placebo in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

David R. Strayer, Tom McCarron, Ying Han, William A. Carter, Staci Stevens

Meta-Analysis of Well-Controlled, Randomized, Double-Blinded, Phase II/III Clinical Trials of Poly I : Poly C12U vs. Placebo in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

David R. Strayer, Tom McCarron, Ying Han, William A. Carter, Staci Stevens

Absence of TH2 – Biased Mucosal Immunity As Measured by Eosinophil Peroxidase

Susana Repka-Ramirez, Kristina Naranch-Petrie, Gerald Gleich, James N. Baraniuk

 

Poster Presentations

Behavioral Section

Computer-Assisted Cognitive Function Assessment in Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Patients

Cusco-Segarra AM,Garcia-Fructuoso FJ,Lopez_Crespi F, Poca-Dias, V, Garcia-Blanco S, Santos, C

A Qualitative Analysis of the Experience and Influence of Low Intensive Interval Training in Women with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Lennartsson Claudia , Tyni-Lenné Raija , Lindh Gudrun

A Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Health Behavior and Education Train-the-Trainer Program for Primary Care Providers

Dana Jones Benet , Ph.D., M.P.H., K. Kimberly McCleary,B.A., Teresa A. Lupton , R.N., B.S.S., Katherine M. Faryna , B.A., Kevin Hynes, Ph.D., and William C. Reeves, M.D.

Using Comprehensive Clinical Case Management to Improve Health-Care Utilization and Coping in Patients and Families Affected by CFS/FM

Patricia Fennell, MSW, LCSW-R

Depression and CFS: Similarities and Differences From Psychological Evaluation

Tokuzo Matsui M.D., Ph.D., Nobuo Kiriike M.D., Ph.D., Sanae Fukuda Ph.D. , Hirohiko Kuratsune M.D., Ph.D., Seiki Tajima M.D., Ph.D., Yoshiki Nishizawa M.D., Ph.D., Sasuyoshi Watanabe M.D., Ph.D.

Family Experience of Parental Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Pilot Study

Julie G. Donalek, R.N.,D.N.Sc.,A.P.R.N.,B.C.

The Impact of an Early Educational Intervention Program on Future Physicians Perceptions and Attitudes Regarding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)
Lu, T.V. & Jason, L.A.

Stagnation in CFS Publishing? Comparisons with Fibromyalgia and

Fatigue: 1995-2004

Fred Friedberg, PhD, Brett Schmeizer, BA & Stephanie Sohl, MA

A Standardized Test for Postexertional Malaise in CFS

Ruud C.W. Vermeulen MD PhD, Ruud M. Kurk MD and Hans R. Scholte PhD

A Proposed Clinical Protocol for Occupational Therapy in the Treatment of CFS/FM Utilizing the Model of Human Occupation and Fennell Four-Phase Treatment

Jennifer Burke, OTR/L, Patricia Fennell, MSW, LCSW-R

Intravenous Saline Administration Improves Physical Functioning

Travis L. Stiles, Staci R. Stevens, Christopher R. Snell, Lucinda Bateman, and J. Mark VanNess.

Treating People with CFS/FM Who Have Been Victims of Disaster or Trauma

Patricia Fennell, MSW, LCSW-R, Margaret Butkereit, MS, LMSW

The Buddy Program: Support for Individuals with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Till, L.D., Jason, L.A., Porter, N., Andrews, M. F.

Evaluating the CDC Criteria for an Empirical CFS Case Definition

Najar, N.S., BA., Porter, N. Ph.D., & Jason, L.A., Ph.D.

Brain Function Section

Metabolic and Immune Responses to Exercise Testing

J. Mark VanNess, Christopher R Snell, Staci R Stevens, Lucinda Bateman and Travis Stiles

Psychomotor Slowing in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Greta Moorkens, Filip Van Den Eede, Bernard G.C. Sabbe

Study of Biological Markers, Ergometric Parameters and Cognitive Function in a Cohort of Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Alegre-Martin J, Soriano Sanchez T, Javierre C, Garcia Quintana J, Ruiz E, Fernández de Sevilla T, De Meirleir K, Garcia Quintana AM.

Associations Between Biological Markers and Ergometric Parameters and Cognitive Function in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Alegre-Martin J, Soriano Sanchez T, Javierre C, Garcia Quintana J, Ruiz E, Fernández de Sevilla T, De Meirleir K, Garcia Quintana AM

Evidence of Increased Frequency of Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) in the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome with Enriched Oxygen Modulation of the PFO

Cheney, PR and Lucki, NC

Clinical Trials Section

Effect of Modafinil on Daytime Hypersomnia in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Garcia-Fructuoso F, Fernández-Solá J, Poca-Dias V, Fernández-Huerta JM, Fernandez-Sola A

Lipid Replacement and Antioxidant Therapy for Restoring Mitochondrial Function in Fatiguing Illnesses and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Garth L. Nicolson, Ph.D., Rita Ellithorpe, M.D. and Robert Settineri, M.S.

A Randomized Double-blind, Placebo-Controlled Cross-Over Study with Methylphenidate in Sixty Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Daniel Blockmans, Philippe Persoons, Boudewijn Van Houdenhove, Herman Bobbaers

Comprehensive Treatments with IVIG For CFS

Tae H. Park, M.D.

A Proposed Protocol for the Dental Treatment of Patients With CFS

Wanda I. Saldaña, DDS, Patricia Fennell, MSW, LCSW-R

Treatment of Elevated C4a in Patients with CFS Using Low Doses of Erythropoietin Safely Reduces Symptoms and Lowers C4a: A Prospective Clinical Trial

Ritchie C. Shoemaker, MD, Margaret S. Maizel

Treatment of CFS Patients With Low Levels of Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide (VIP) and Shortness of Breath with Tadalafil Improves Exercise Tolerance and Pulmonary Artery Responses to Exercise

Ritchie C. Shoemaker, MD, Margaret S. Maizel

Treatment of CFS Patients With Elevated C4a Using Low Dose Erythropoietin Corrects Abnormalities in Central Nervous System Metabolites and Restores Executive Cognitive Functioning

Ritchie C. Shoemaker, MD, Margaret S. Maizel

Epidemiology Section

Self-Reported Chronic Fatigue and Timed Loaded Standing in The Gambia and in Belgium

Jan Eyskens, Marie Ielegems, Greta Moorkens

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia in Patients Affected of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

Joaquim Fernandez-Solà M.D., Santiago Nogué M.D., Elisabet Rovira M.D., José- Manuel Fernández-Huerta M.D., Esther Gómez M.D., Teresa Godàs Ph.D, Antoni Fernandez-Solà M.D and Ferran Garcia Fructuoso M.D

The Development of an Epidemiological Case Definition for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME)

T Osoba, D Pheby, S Gray, L Nacul, J Duffield,

Toward an Empirical Case Definition of CFS

Leonard A. Jason, Karina Corradi, Susan Torres-Harding

Chronic Fatigue Syndromes: To Exclude to Not to Exclude Other Diagnoses

James F. Jones, MD, Jin-Mann Lin, Elizabeth M. Maloney, William C. Reeves.

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.), The Definition:

Byron Hyde M.D.

Major Findings in 150 Consecutive M.E. and CFS Patients Who Were Subjected to Total Body Physical and Technological Examination of All Organs and Systems

Byron Hyde MD

A Discussion of the Los Angeles County Hospital 1934 M.E. epidemic and the Akureyri M.E. Epidemics

Byron Hyde MD

Fatigue Section

Comparing Heart Rate Variability in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Healthy Controls using Commercially Available Software

Eleanor Stein MD FRCP(C)

Post-Exertional Malaise Following an Exercise Challenge

Staci R. Stevens, Christopher R. Snell, Lucinda Bateman, Travis L. Stiles and J. Mark VanNess

Lactose Intolerance and/or Fructose Malabsorption: A Predisposing Factor for the Development of CFS?

P. De Becker, K. De Meirleir, J. De Leerssnijder, L. De Meirleir

Glutathione Depletion--Methylation Cycle Block Hypothesis for the Pathogenesis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Richard A. Van Konynenburg, Ph.D.

Effective Treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia with D-Ribose

Jacob E. Teitelbaum, MD, J.A. St.Cyr, MD, PhD, Clarence Johnson

What Do We Know About Multiple Chemical Sensitivity? An Overview of the Research

Pamela Reed Gibson, Ph.D., Amanda Lindberg*, M.A. Candidate

Physicians Perceptions and Practices Regarding Patient Reports of Chemical Sensitivity

Pamela Reed Gibson, Ph.D., Amanda Lindberg, M.A. Candidate

Unexplained Fatigue in Patients With and Without Symptoms of Chronic Rhinosinusitis: Do These Populations Differ?

Alexander C. Chester, MD, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC

Decreased Renal Function in CFS Patients

Tae Park, M.D.

Validation and Usefulness of the Quick Environment Exposure Sensivity Inventory (QEESI©) The Spanish Population

Cusco-Segarra AM, Garcia-Fructuoso FJ, Lopez-Crespi F, Poca-Dias, V

Thyroid Malignancy Association with Cortical & Subcortical Brain SPECT Changes In Patients Presenting with a Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Hyde, Byron M.D, Green, Tracy, Jean Léveillé M.D

Effect of Supplement With Lactic-Acid Producing Bacteria on Fatigue and Physical Activity in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Sullivan A, Nord CE, Evengard B

Gender Section

Why is the Prevalence of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Higher in Women than in Men?--A Hypothesis

Richard A. Van Konynenburg, Ph.D.

Specific Cardioventilatory Response in SFC Women During a Very Light Intensity of Exercise

Suarez A, Javierre C, Alegre J, Garcia Quintana A, Barbany JR, Morales A, Ventura JL

Differences in the Recovery Period Between a Group of CSF Women and a Matched Control Group After a Supramaximal Effort

Suarez A, Javierre C, Garcia-Quintana A, Alegre J, Ventura JL, Barbany JR and Segura R

Genetics / Proteomics Section

Genetics of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and its Subgroups Defined by Latent Class Analysis

Mangalathu S. Rajeevan†, Alicia K. Smith, Elizabeth Maloney, Eric Aslakson, Suzanne D. Vernon, William C. Reeves

Expression of MicroRNAs (miRNAs) in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

Robert Petty, Tim Rutherford, Ken Laing, Jane Montgomery, Selwyn CM Richards, Jonathan R Kerr

Transcriptome Analysis of Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells from Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Hanna Gräns, Birgitta Evengård and Peter Nilsson

Case-Control Study of Genotypes in Multiple Chemical Sensitivity: CYP2D6, NAT1, NAT2,

PON1, PON2 and MTHFR

Gail McKeown-Eyssen, Cornelia Baines, David EC Cole,Nicole Riley, Rachel F Tyndale, Lynn Marshalland Vartouhi Jazmaji

Presented by Alison C. Bested, M.D., FRCPC

Investigation of Human Gene Signatures of Past Persistent Microbial Infections in Unstressed Normal Blood donors; Possible Relevance to the Pathogenesis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Beverley Burke, Jonathan R Kerr

Pain Section

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Sufferers: Now There’s Hope and Help!

Alison C. Bested, M.D., FRCPC

Pediatrics Section

Are ‘Hypoglycaemic’ Symptoms in CFS Associated with Hypoglycaemia?

Fergus Cameron and Katherine Rowe

Pediatric Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Munchausen-by-proxy: A Case Study

Van Hoof E , De Becker P and De Meirleir K.

Sleep Section

Defining the Occurrence and Influence of Alpha-Delta Sleep in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Elke Van Hoof, PhD, Pascale De Becker PhD, Charles Lapp MD, Raymond Cluydts PhD, Kenny De Meirleir PhD

Perception versus Polysomnographic Assessment of Sleep in CFS and Non-Fatigued Controls: Results from a Population-Based Study

Matthias Majer, Ph.D., James F. Jones, M.D, Elizabeth R. Unger MD, Ph.D, Laura Solomon Youngblood, MPH , Michael J. Decker, R.N., Ph.D., Elizabeth Maloney, M.S., Dr. P.H., Brian Gurbaxani Ph.D. , Christine Heim, Ph.D., William C. Reeves, M.D., M.Sc

Viral / Immune Section

The Establishment of a National ME Observatory for the UK

D Pheby, PD Campion, M de L Drachler, E Lacerda, JC de Carvalho Leite, L Nacul, F Poland, Trish Taylor.

Incidence of Chromosomally Integrated HHV-6 (CIHHV-6) in a Cohort of CFS Patients with Clonal TCR- and Lymphoid Malignancies

David Pomeranz1, Kathryn Hagen, Byron Hsu, Judy A. Mikovits and Daniel L Peterson.

In Vivo-Induced Antigen Technology for Detection of Antibodies Against Borrelia Burgdorferi and its Cross-reactive Antigens in Patients with Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia

Aristo Vojdani, Ph.D., M.T., Immunosciences Lab., Inc., Bernard Raxlen, M.D.

The Life Cycle of Cryptostrongylus pulmoni in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Lawrence A. Klapow, PhD


Immune Effects of an Acute Exercise Challenge in Gulf War Illness

Nancy G. Klimas, Martin Rosenthal and Mary A. Fletcher.

Visible and Near-Infrared Spectroscopy for Diagnosis of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Showing Fatigue Symptoms like Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Yukiko Hakariya1, Akikazu Sakudo, Takanori Kobayashi, Seiki Tajima, Junzo Nojima, Hirohiko Kuratsune, Yasuyoshi Watanabe, and Kazuyoshi Ikuta1

Comparison of the Composition of the Intestinal Microflora of FS Patients When in the Acute Phase of Illness

Brigitta Evengard, M.D., Ph.D.

Enteroviruses and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

John K. Chia, M.D., Andrew Y. Chia, B.S.

Meta-Analysis of Well-Controlled, Randomized, Double-Blinded, Phase II/III Clinical Trials of Poly I : Poly C12U vs. Placebo in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

David R. Strayer, Tom McCarron, Ying Han, William A. Carter, Staci Stevens

Meta-Analysis of Well-Controlled, Randomized, Double-Blinded, Phase II/III Clinical Trials of Poly I : Poly C12U vs. Placebo in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

David R. Strayer, Tom McCarron, Ying Han, William A. Carter, Staci Stevens

Absence of TH2 – Biased Mucosal Immunity As Measured by Eosinophil Peroxidase

Susana Repka-Ramirez, Kristina Naranch-Petrie, Gerald Gleich, James N. Baraniuk