May Momentum Tuesdays
Research Updates from Christopher Armstrong, PhD
Christopher W. Armstrong, PhD, is the Director of the OMF Supported Melbourne ME/CFS Collaborative. As part of our May Momentum Tuesdays webcast, he updates the community on the Ocular Motor project to monitor eye behavior in ME/CFS patients, his research into Post Exertion Malaise (PEM), and more!
*Be sure to turn on YouTube’s closed captions to view with subtitles.*
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More about Christopher W. Armstrong, PhD:
Chris Armstrong, PhD, is a Visiting Scholar at Stanford and is most well-known for his research using metabolomics to observe biochemical alterations in ME/CFS patients. He began his work in this field at the University of Melbourne, beginning a PhD project to apply metabolomics to study Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and published his first ME/CFS metabolomics study on blood and urine in 2015.
Since then, Chris has set up collaborative efforts to apply metabolomics to immunological experiments on ME/CFS, observing how metabolism may relate to immune cell function. He has also focused on longitudinal research in ME/CFS while looking to extend metabolic capabilities across the field of ME/CFS to help collate different patient groups.
Learn more about the critical research underway at the Melbourne Collaboration:
May Momentum Tuesdays Schedule
This webcast series is a special effort to update the community on the progress underway at the OMF supported Collaborative Research Centers (CRC)s.
May 3, 2022 – Jonas Bergquist, MD, PhD, OMF Chief Medical Officer,
Director, Uppsala CRC. Video now available.
May 10, 2022 – Alain Moreau, PhD, Director, Montreal CRC. Video now available.
May 17, 2022 – Christopher W. Armstrong, PhD, Director, Melbourne Collaborative. Video now available.
May 24, 2022 – Wenzhong Xiao, PhD, Co-Director, The Ronald G. Tompkins Harvard CRC, Director, Computational Research Center for Complex Diseases & David Systrom, MD, Co-Director, The Ronald G. Tompkins Harvard CRC
May 31, 2022 – Ronald W. Davis, PhD, Chair of Open Medicine Foundation Scientific Advisory Board, Director, ME/CFS Stanford Collaborative Research