Frequently Asked Questions


Would it be useful to include relatives who have ME to see whether they have the same mutations associated with disease?

We welcome participation by all people with ME, whether or not others in their family are affected. Our project is not to identify such large-effect, family-specific DNA variants, but smaller-effect, general-population DNA variants.

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