Myalgic encephalomyelitis


Unknown cause. No cure. New hope. Research on a condition that has befuddled scientists for eight decades receives fresh funding, and more than a million Americans, many confined to dark bedrooms, wait for answers. Our writer, Lily Williams, talks to patients and their families, researchers, journalists and advocates about bringing this disease to light.

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Meet Ursula Jakob


The new Journal of Biological Chemistry associate editor investigates heat-shock proteins and their relation to bacterial defense mechanisms against hypochlorous acid.

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