David Bell

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David S. Bell, MD, is a retired American doctor who had a practice in General Medicine and Pediatrics. He was at the center of the 1985 Lyndonville outbreak of the disease in upper New York state in the United States.[1] Dr. Bell serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Open Medicine Foundation[2] and is a member of the Working Group which offers their expertise and resources to the ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center at Stanford University.[3]

International Consensus Criteria[edit | edit source]

Dr. Bell is one of the authors of the 2011 case definition, International Consensus Criteria.[4]

Pediatric case definition[edit | edit source]

Notable studies[edit | edit source]

Talks and interviews[edit | edit source]

Articles[edit | edit source]

Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome[edit | edit source]

Open Medicine Foundation[edit | edit source]

Health Rising[edit | edit source]

Books[edit | edit source]

  • Neuro-immune fatigue ME/CFS/FM and cellular hypoxia, David Bell - WingSpan Press - 2007
  • Faces of CFS: case studies of chronic fatigue syndrome, David Bell - The Author - 2000
  • A parents' guide to CFIDS: how to be an advocate for your child with chronic fatigue immune dysfunction, David Bell - Haworth Medical Press - 1999
  • The doctor's guide to chronic fatigue syndrome: understanding, treating, and living with CFIDS, David Bell - Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. - 1994
  • Curing fatigue: a step-by-step plan to uncover and eliminate the causes of chronic fatigue, David Bell - Stef Donev - Rodale Press - 1993
  • The disease of a thousand names: CFIDS--chronic fatigue/immune dysfunction syndrome, David Bell - Unknown Binding – 1991

Open Letter to The Lancet[edit | edit source]

Two open letters to the editor of The Lancet urged the editor to commission a fully independent review of the PACE trial, which the journal had published in 2011. In 2016, Dr. Bell, along with 41 colleagues in the ME/CFS field, signed the second letter.

Online presence[edit | edit source]

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  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Sheffield_Bell
  2. http://www.openmedicinefoundation.org/scientific-advisory-board/
  3. https://bos.etapestry.com/prod/viewEmailAsPage.do?erRef=773.0.423082047&databaseId=OMF&mailingId=34274682&jobRef=773.0.506425459&key=b6b9237b3ebd1e462a5d11dbc5c4dae&personaRef=773.0.423082048&memberId=1348639685
  4. Carruthers, BM; van de Sande, MI; De Meirleir, KL; Klimas, NG; Broderick, G; Mitchell, T; Staines, D; Powles, A C P; Speight, N; Vallings, R; Bateman, L; Baumgarten-Austrheim, B; Bell, DS; Carlo-Stella, N; Chia, J; Darragh, A; Jo, D; Lewis, D; Light, A; Marshall-Gradisnik, S; Mena, I; Mikovits, JA; Miwa, K; Murovska, M; Pall, ML; Stevens, S (2011), "Myalgic encephalomyelitis: International Consensus Criteria.", Journal of Internal Medicine, 270 (4): 327-38, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2796.2011.02428.x, PMID 21777306 
  5. Jason, Leonard A; Jordan, Karen; Miike, Teruhisa; Bell, David S; Lapp, Charles; Torres-Harding, Susan; Rowe, Kathy; Gurwitt, Alan; De Meirleir, Kenny; Van Hoof, Elke LS (2006), "A Pediatric Case Definition for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome", Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, 13 (2-3): 1-44, doi:10.1300/J092v13n02_01 
  6. Brown, Molly M.; Bell, David S.; Jason, Leonard A.; Christos, Constance; Bell, David E. (2012), "Understanding long-term outcomes of chronic fatigue syndrome.", Journal of Clinical Psychology, 68 (9): 1028-35, doi:10.1002/jclp.21880 
  7. Jason, Leonard; Porter, Nicole; Shelleby, E; Till, L; Bell, David S; Lapp, Charles W; Rowe, Kathy; De Meirleir, Kenny (2009), "Severe versus Moderate criteria for the new pediatric case definition for ME/CFS", Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 40 (4): 609-20, doi:10.1007/s10578-009-0147-8 
  8. David S. Bell & E. Van Hoof. (2006). Guidelines for the Diagnosis of Pediatric Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Things Parents Need to Know. Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Vol. 13, Iss. 2-3, pp. 79-88. doi:10.1300/J092v13n02_05
  9. Bell, David S.; Jordan, Karen; Robinson, Mary (2001), "Thirteen-Year Follow-Up of Children and Adolescents With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome", Pediatrics, 107 (5): 994-998, PMID 11331676 
  10. Streeten DH, Thomas D, Bell DS.(2000). The roles of orthostatic hypotension, orthostatic tachycardia, and subnormal erythrocyte volume in the pathogenesis of the chronic fatigue syndrome. American Journal of the Medical Science, 320 (1):1-8. PMID:10910366
  11. David H. P. Streeten and David S. Bell, MD. (1998). Circulating Blood Volume in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome', Vol. 4, Iss. 1, pp. 3-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J092v04n01_02
  12. Bell, David S. (1995), "Illness Onset Characteristics in Children with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Idiopathic Chronic Fatigue", Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, 3 (2): 43-51, doi:10.1300/J092v01n01_03 
  13. http://www.investinme.eu/IIMEC6.shtml#agenda
  14. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Remember_Me
  15. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AW0x9_Q8qbo
  16. Bell, David S. (1995), "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Children", Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, 1 (1): 9-33, doi:10.1300/J092v01n01_03 


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