ME/CFS in the Department of Medicine

Links & Resources

Links and Resources

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Herpes Simples Virus-1 and 2 (HSV-1/2), Epstein Barr Virus (EBV), Human Cytomegalovirus (HCMV), and Human Herpesvirus-6 (HHV-6)

Tick-borne disease

Enterovirus

Laboratories

Patient Forums and Blogs

Our research group created a yahoo group for patients with Infection-Associated CFS to communicate with each other. The postings do not represent the views of our research group. This site is intended only for patients to offer each other support. No medical advice is offered on this site.

There are other patient forums and blogs available as well. We do not endorse or take responsibility for the content of any of these forums, but want to make the links available to those who are interested.

Recent News

Response to valganciclovir in chronic fatigue syndrome patients with human herpesvirus 6 and Epstein-Barr virus IgG antibody titers. (please note this link will direct you to a webpage unaffiliated with Stanford University)

A multicenter blinded analysis indicates no association between chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis and either xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus of polytropic murine leukemia virus. (please note this link will direct you to a webpage unaffiliated with Stanford University)

"Chronic fatigue patients frustrated with FDA" SFGate article published February 15, 2013 (please note this link will direct you to a webpage unaffiliated with Stanford University)

Benefit from B-Lymphocyte Depletion Using the Anti-CD20 Antibody Rituximab in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. A Double-Blind and Placebo-Controlled Study. (please note this link will direct you to a webpage unaffiliated with Stanford University)

Stanford Medical Minutes with Dr. Jose Montoya (please note this link will direct you to the Stanford University YouTube.com page)

Presentation by Dr. Jose Montoya, given March 3, 2011, on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome at the Stanford University Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center (please note this link will direct you to the Stanford University YouTube.com page)

Helpful Videos

Videos from the 10th Annual International Association for CFS/ME Research and Clinical Conference, in Ottawa, Canada, September 22-25, 2011 (please note this link will direct you to the the National ME/FM Action Network website)

Voices from the Shadows, an Independent Film about ME/CFS featured at the Mill Valley Film Festival on October 8, 2011(please note this link will direct you to the Voices from the Shadows website)

Voices from the Shadows discussion with Dr. Jose Montoya at the Mill Valley Film Festival on October 8, 2011 (please note this link will direct you to the Voices from the Shadows website)

Video of Day One of the NIH State of Knowledge Workshop on ME/CFS Research, in Bethesda, MD, April 7, 2011 (please note this link will direct you to NIH Videocasting and Podcasting website)

Video of Day Two of the NIH State of Knowledge Workshop on ME/CFS Research, in Bethesda, MD, April 8, 2011 (please note this link will direct you to NIH Videocasting and Podcasting website)

Presentation by Dr. A. Martin Lerner to the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee given October 12, 2010 (please note this link will direct you to Dr. A. Martin Lerner's CFS website)

Additional Patient Resources

Additional information can be found on the following web sites. We do not endorse or take responsibility for the content of any of these web sites, but want to make the links available to those who are interested.

Bay Area Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Support Groups

Information on Orthostatic Intolerance/ Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome

Managing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia

Other Resources

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