Researchers Identify Biomarkers Associated with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Severity

July 31, 2017

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have linked chronic fatigue syndrome to variations in 17 immune-system signaling proteins, or cytokines, whose concentrations in the blood correlate with the disease’s severity.

The findings provide evidence that inflammation is a powerful driver of this mysterious condition, whose underpinnings have eluded researchers for 35 years. See full article

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NEW Pediatric Primer Published!

A new Pediatric Primer has been published.

Among the esteemed authors are NJME/CFSA Trustee Kenneth Friedman, PhD and former Trustee Dr. Rosemary Underhill.

It includes info for schools (not confined to the school section), discussion of Munchausen’s by proxy, the severely affected who can’t get to school as well as handouts for schools in the appendices.…/10.33…/fped.2017.00121/full


NJ Governor Christie signs Proclamation

2017 HS Scholarship Appliction Deadline extended to May 26th

Available at Scholarships tab above

Ryde4Life Program

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Department of Human Services

Division of Senior Services

One Bergen County Plaza

Hackensack, New Jersey 07601

17_0329_Ryde4Life Program Brochure


2017 Medical Scholarship

Application available by clicking on the link above or the “Scholarships” tab at the top of this page.

ME and the PACE trial in the New York Times

David Tuller and Julie Rehmeyer have published an article in the New York Times about ME and the PACE trial.



This is the season of giving. Tuesday is National Day of Giving!

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The 2016 Scholarships have been posted.  Click on the “Scholarships” tab above.  The Medical Scholarship winner and runner-up essays are at that site.