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ME/CFS and related chronic complex diseases

Exciting News! Researchers Identify Characteristic Chemical Signature for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

SCOPE: Stanford researcher develops tools to understand Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Author: Holly MacCormick Many scientists care deeply about their work. Yet for researcher Ron Davis, PhD, the drive to decode the mystery of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is all-encompassing: Davis’ 33-year old son, Whitney Dafoe, has been bedridden with the disease for nearly four years. Since his son fell ill, Davis has worked to uncover the…

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HealthRising: Ron Davis’ Strategic Approach To Understanding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)

by Cort Johnson The Open Medicine Foundation released two videos of Ron Davis talking about their work over the past couple of weeks. I got a chance to talk to Davis twice since then and to flesh out a bit more what he’s doing right now. As most people probably know, the Davis group’s working…

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Dr. Ronald W. Davis Answers ME/CFS Patient Questions: Q and A follow-up to 2/20/17 Research Update

Today we are pleased to present our Scientific Advisory Board Director and Director of the Stanford Genome Technology Center, Ronald W. Davis, PhD, answering patient questions about his recent video. We thank you for all your great questions. We have chosen several of them for Dr. Davis to answer in this video, produced by Ashley (Davis)…

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OMF Scientific Advisory Board Director Ronald W. Davis, PhD: An Update on ME/CFS Research

We are pleased to share a research update by Open Medicine Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board director, Ronald W. Davis, PhD, produced by Ashley (Davis) Haugen at the Stanford Genome Technology Center (SGTC). The Center has made significant breakthroughs towards understanding the molecular mechanisms of the disease and is now in a position to test chemical compounds for treatment. Link to…

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12th IACFSME Conference Write-up

By Rosamund Vallings   • OCTOBER 27-30, 2016 – Fort Lauderdale, USA – The conference, opened by the president Fred Friedberg (NY, USA), was a day for patients, while the medical and research professionals could attend a series of workshops. The keynote speaker for the opening address at the patient conference was given by Vicky Whittemore…

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Exciting News! Researchers Identify Characteristic Chemical Signature for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Dr. Ronald Davis, Director of the Open Medicine Foundation Scientific Advisory Board, reports that “this is the best study on ME/CFS that has ever been done and it will transform research, diagnosis and treatment.” Dr. Davis’s review of the Naviaux RK, et al.’s publication “Metabolic features of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome” in the Proceedings of the…

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