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Which studies are most prominent within the ME/CFS community?

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Hi there,


I'm a newcomer to scientific research for ME/CFS. In my reading so far Ron Davis, Robert Naviaux and Jose Montoya seem to be the names which are cited the most.


The reason I ask is because I'm attempting to summarise research into images which can be easily understood and shared across the Internet (see my original thread here: http://forums.phoenixrising.me/index.php?threads/infographics-archive.55912/ )


After a bit of research I found these 2 studies:

'Metabolic features of chronic fatigue syndrome' by Naviaux
( https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5027464/ )

'Cytokine signature associated with disease severity in chronic fatigue syndrome patients'
by Jose G. Montoya
( http://www.pnas.org/content/114/34/E7150.full?sid=4fca51a6-9278-402d-af47-48d7aedc67f1 )


Could someone point me towards studies by Ron Davis?

And are there any other researchers I should be looking at?


Thanks



PS. To give you an idea, below is a draft image I created yesterday based on Naviaux's work

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Hip

Senior Member
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And are there any other researchers I should be looking at?

A good way to dip into the many areas of ME/CFS research might be via the Phoenix Rising articles, which you can find archived here. Have a look at the Categories pop-up menu on the right of that page, which lists dozens of different ME/CFS research categories.

You will find a similar set of articles and categories on Health Rising.
 

Countrygirl

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@Hip , who is keeping the research articles up to date, do you know? There is the new one on Nov 10th, but I don't recall seeing it in the research papers.
 

Hajnalka

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Prof. Ron Davis hasn't published on ME yet, but you might be able to extract information for your graphics from his talks, e.g. this one:
More of his talks are on the OMF youtube channel.

I guess you just would need to be extra careful how to present unpublished data (and I know nothing about copyright etc). The talks include very interesting information about a possible factor in the serum and a disrupted metabolism:

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Hip

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who is keeping the research articles up to date, do you know? There is the new one on Nov 10th, but I don't recall seeing it in the research papers.

You mean editing the old articles to update them when necessary? I don't think anyone has ever done that.
 
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Location
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Thanks for quick & varied replies everyone! That will keep me busy over the next few weeks.


I guess you just would need to be extra careful how to present unpublished data
- Thanks for highlighting this @Joh. Not something I considered. I will start with published studies so won't be a problem in the near future, but maybe something to consider as I progress.