Ismael Mena

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Ismael Mena, MD, (d. 15 February 2015) specialized in Nuclear Medicine. He was a Professor Emeritus of the UCLA School of Medicine; Doctor Honoris Causa of the Auvergne University, France; and received honor distinctions from the Association of Latin American Societies of Biology and Nuclear Medicine (ALASBIMN) in 2002 (Santiago, Chile) and 2005 (Montevideo, Uruguay). He was particularly interested in using the latest nuclear medicine imaging to measure functional brain flow in patients with brain degenerative diseases.[1]

International Consensus Criteria[edit | edit source]

Dr. Mena is one of the authors of the 2011 case definition, International Consensus Criteria.[2]

Notable studies[edit | edit source]

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  1. "Professor Ismael Mena, MD". Alasbimn Journal (in español). Retrieved February 4, 2020.
  2. Carruthers, Bruce M.; van de Sande, Marjorie I.; De Meirleir, Kenny L.; Klimas, Nancy G.; Broderick, Gordon; Mitchell, Terry; Staines, Donald; Powles, A.C. Peter; Speight, Nigel; Vallings, Rosamund; Bateman, Lucinda; Baumgarten-Austrheim, Barbara; Bell, David; Carlo-Stella, Nicoletta; Chia, John; Darragh, Austin; Jo, Daehyun; Lewis, Donald; Light, Alan; Marshall-Gradisnik, Sonya; Mena, Ismael; Mikovits, Judy; Miwa, Kunihisa; Murovska, Modra; Pall, Martin; Stevens, Staci (August 22, 2011). "Myalgic encephalomyelitis: International Consensus Criteria". Journal of Internal Medicine. 270 (4): 327–338. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2796.2011.02428.x. ISSN 0954-6820. PMC 3427890. PMID 21777306.
  3. Goldstein, Jay A.; Mena, Ismael; Jouanne, Eugenio; Lesser, Ira (1995), "The Assessment of Vascular Abnormalities in Late Life Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Brain SPECT: Comparison with Late Life Major Depressive Disorder", Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, 1 (1): 55-79, doi:10.1300/J092v01n01_05
  4. Goldberg, Michael J.; Mena, Ismael; Darcourt, Jacques (1997), "NeuroSPECT Findings in Children with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome", Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, 3 (1): 61-67, doi:10.1300/J092v03n01_05