JTM advances in uncharted territories: diseases and disorders of unknown etiology

J Transl Med. 2017 Sep 13;15(1):192. doi: 10.1186/s12967-017-1293-6.


We are delighted to announce a new section in the Journal of Translational Medicine, 'Illnesses of Unknown Etiology'. This section aims to provide a translational medicine forum for the publication of research on illnesses, multisystem diseases and syndromes of unknown etiology. Examples of these include Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Syndrome.

Keywords: Aetiology; Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; Etiology; Fibromyalgia Syndrome; Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.

Publication types

  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Disease*
  • Humans
  • Periodicals as Topic*
  • United States
  • United States Food and Drug Administration