Lily Chu

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Lily Chu, MD, MSHS, is board certified in both internal medicine and geriatric medicine.[1]

Education[edit | edit source]

  • Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, University of California, Los Angeles
  • MSHS, Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Internal Medicine Residency, University of Rochester
  • MD, University of Washington
  • BS, Biology, University of Washington[2]

Boards and Committees[edit | edit source]

ME/CFS Common Data Element (CDE) Project[edit | edit source]

Dr Chu is Co-chair of Post-exertional Malaise Working Group and a member of the Sleep Working Group and the Biomarkers Working Group of the Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Common Data Elements (CDE) Project sponsored by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.[6]

Quotes[edit | edit source]

  • 2016, "Ultimately the best way to prevent suicide in ME/CFS will be to find effective disease-modifying treatments or cures for it."[7]

Publications[edit | edit source]

Open Letter to The Lancet[edit | edit source]

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

Notable Studies[edit | edit source]

  • 2017, Cytokine signature associated with disease severity in chronic fatigue syndrome patients[11](Full Text)
  • 2017, Patients diagnosed with Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome also fit systemic exertion intolerance disease criteria[12]
  • 2019, Onset patterns and course of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome[14](Full text)

Talks and Interviews[edit | edit source]

Written questions and answers to Dr. Chu's webinar

HHS/CFSAC Testimony[edit | edit source]

Online Presence[edit | edit source]

  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Youtube
  • Website

Learn more[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. "Lily Chu". Retrieved Feb 7, 2019. 
  2. "Lily Chu". LinkedIn. Retrieved Feb 7, 2019. 
  3. Stanford ME/CFS Initiative. "Meet the Team". ME/CFS Initiative. Retrieved Feb 7, 2019. 
  4. International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. "Leadership of the IACFS". Retrieved Feb 7, 2019. 
  5. http://me-pedia.org/wiki/Institute_of_Medicine_report
  6. https://www.commondataelements.ninds.nih.gov/ReportViewer.aspx?%2fnindscdereports%2fRoster&rs%3aCommand=Render&rc:Parameters=false&diseaseid=MECFS&custom:disableExcel=true&custom:disableXML=true&custom:disableCSV=true
  7. http://http://iacfsme.org/PDFS/2016MayNesletter/Attachment-03-Dr-Lily-Chu-ME-CFS-and-suicide.aspx
  8. Chu, Lily; Friedberg, Fred; Friedman, Kenneth J.; Littrell, Nereida; Stevens, Staci; Vallings, Ros (2012). "Exercise and chronic fatigue syndrome: maximize function, minimize post-exertional malaise". European Journal of Clinical Investigation. 42 (12): 1362–1362. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2362.2012.02723.x. ISSN 1365-2362. 
  9. Chu, Lily; Valencia, Ian J.; Montoya, Jose G. (2017). "Differences of opinion on systemic exercise intolerance disease are not 'mistakes': a rejoinder to Jason Sunnquist, Gleason and Fox". Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior. doi:10.1080/21641846.2017.1362750. 
  10. Stringer, EA; Baker, KS; Carrol, IR; Montoya, JG; Chu, L; Maeker, HT; Younger, JW (Apr 9, 2013). "Daily cytokine fluctuations, driven by leptin, are associated with fatigue severity in chronic fatigue syndrome: Evidence of inflammatory pathology,". J Transl Med. doi:10.1186/1479-5876-11-93. PMID 23570606. 
  11. Montoya, Jose G.; Holmes, Tyson H.; Anderson, Jill N.; Maecker, Holden T.; Rosenberg-Hasson, Yael; Valencia, Ian J.; Chu, Lily; Younger, Jarred W.; Tato, Cristina M.; Davis, Mark M. (2017). "Cytokine signature associated with disease severity in chronic fatigue syndrome patients". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114 (34): E7150-E7158. doi:10.1073/pnas.1710519114. 
  12. Chu, Lily; Norris, Jane; Valencia, Ian J.; Montoya, Jose G. (2017). "Patients diagnosed with Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome also fit systemic exertion intolerance disease criteria". Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior. 5. doi:10.1080/21641846.2017.1299079. 
  13. Chu, Lily; Valencia, Ian J.; Garvert, Donn W.; Montoya, Jose G. (Jun 1, 2018). "Deconstructing post-exertional malaise in myalgic encephalomyelitis/ chronic fatigue syndrome: A patient-centered, cross-sectional survey". PLOS One. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0197811. 
  14. Chu, Lily; Valencia, Ian J.; Garvert, Donn W.; Montoya, Jose G. (Feb 5, 2019). "Onset Patterns and Course of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome". Frontiers in Pediatrics. 7 (12). doi:10.3389/fped.2019.00012. 

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