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Link to last night's panel discussion at Berkeley with Dr David Tuller and Prof Ron Davis

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Countrygirl, Feb 21, 2018.

  1. alex3619

    alex3619 Senior Member

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    Such claims go back to the 90s or even 80s. This is not the first time. What is interesting is this happened during development of an animal model.
     
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    Appreciate the panel members and Ron Davis' participation and research update.

    His opening comments [5:20 - 9:20 on video] are worth a listen; he notes the collection of vast amounts of data since his appearance in the film UNREST.

    Data analysis is revealing patterns of heterogeneity in how ME/CFS is "expressed." He's still pretty optimistic they can trace it back to a single cause, however, hence a focus on cause not heterogeneity.

    Hearing this I thought it might tie in with Step 1 of Dr. Naviaux's 3-Step Treatment Strategy presented at the Community Symposium:

    1. Remove the CDR trigger if still present
    2. Refill the metabolic tank
    3. Use antipurinergic therapy

    @Cinders66 I agree with you about the compassion and dedication. A stellar International Working Group of researchers, sharing data, involving the patient community, working collaboratively, open to input....so much to be grateful for!

    Edit: Link at 17:43 on Naviaux's presentation:
     
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