Perspectives on ME/CFS

Difficult to diagnose. Difficult to treat. A pain to live with.

  • Chronic fatigue syndrome center Search Magazine February 26, 2019

    Solving the mystery of chronic fatigue syndrome

    A collaborative JAX research center led by Derya Unutmaz is diving deep into the biology of ME/CFS patients to find a root cause of the disease, which may lie in their own immune systems.

  • Documentary: Perspectives on ME/CFS

    New video explores ME/CFS research at The Jackson Laboratory and digs into the issues that patients face on a daily basis. It also delves into the challenges faced by doctors and scientists alike.

  • Teaching young physicians about ME/CFS

    Connecticut physician Morris Papernik describes how the lack of knowledge about ME/CFS has led to difficulty in treating patients.

  • Taking things day by day

    An interview with Shannon, an ME/CFS patient who was willing to share the obstacles she faces on a day-to-day basis.

  • Could microbiome shed light on ME/CFS?

    JAX microbiome researcher Julia Oh talks about how the microbiome could inform research into ME/CFS.

  • Side by side

    Shannon's parents and caregivers, Jim and Patricia, share what it's like to care for a loved one who is facing the challenge of living with ME/CFS.