Bhupesh Prusty

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Bhupesh K. Prusty, PhD, is the Group Leader in the Department of Microbiology, Julius Maximilian University of Wuerzburg, Germany. His research expertise includes the molecular mechanisms of latency and activation of Human herpesvirus 6 and the finding of the chromosomal integration and inheritance of Human herpesvirus 7.[1]

Education[edit | edit source]

Dr. Prusty earned his doctorate in Biosciences from Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi, India.

Awards[edit | edit source]

  • 2015 - Koichi Yamanishi Young Investigator Award for Excellence in Basic Science given by the HHV-6 Foundation[2]
  • 2016 - Ramsay Award Program grant recipient, sponsored by the Solve ME/CFS Initiative for his work on HHV-6 mediated mitochondrial modulation and its association to ME/CFS.[3]

EUROMENE[edit | edit source]

Dr. Prusty is a substitute member of the Biomarkers Working Group of ME/CFS across Europe on behalf of EUROMENE, a European Union COST Action CA15111 not-for-profit research organization committed to tackling the cause and treatment for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.[4]

Notable studies[edit | edit source]

  • 2018, Chronic viral infections in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS)[5](Full text)

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Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) - A disease often marked by neurological symptoms, but fatigue is sometimes a symptom as well. Some diagnostic criteria distinguish it from chronic fatigue syndrome, while other diagnostic criteria consider it to be a synonym for chronic fatigue syndrome. A defining characteristic of ME is post-exertional malaise (PEM), or post-exertional neuroimmune exhaustion (PENE), which is a notable exacerbation of symptoms brought on by small exertions. PEM can last for days or weeks. Symptoms can include cognitive impairments, muscle pain (myalgia), trouble remaining upright (orthostatic intolerance), sleep abnormalities, and gastro-intestinal impairments, among others. An estimated 25% of those suffering from ME are housebound or bedbound. The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies ME as a neurological disease.

ME/CFS - An acronym that combines myalgic encephalomyelitis with chronic fatigue syndrome. Sometimes they are combined because people have trouble distinguishing one from the other. Sometimes they are combined because people see them as synonyms of each other.

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