Naviaux Lab

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Naviaux Lab was founded in 1994 and is focused on mitochondrial disease and "cell danger and healing with implications for over half of all complex chronic disease from Autism to Alzheimer’s."[1]

Their research include Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Major and Bipolar Depression, and Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis."[2]

Chronic fatigue syndrome research[edit | edit source]

Dr. Robert Naviaux and his team analyzed CFS patients' blood and found both core and differing male and female chemical signatures and that these signatures correlate to severity. They produced the groundbreaking open data open access paper Metabolic features of chronic fatigue syndrome.

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mitochondria - Important parts of the biological cell, with each mitochondrion encased within a mitochondrial membrane. Mitochondria are best known for their role in energy production, earning them the nickname "the powerhouse of the cell". Mitochondria also participate in the detection of threats and the response to these threats. One of the responses to threats orchestrated by mitochondria is apoptosis, a cell suicide program used by cells when the threat can not be eliminated.

chronic disease - a disease or condition that usually lasts for 3 months or longer and may get worse over time

chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) - A fatigue-based illness. The term CFS was invented invented by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control as an replacement for myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Some view CFS as a neurological disease, others use the term for any unexplained long-term fatigue (idiopathic chronic fatigue) without additional symptoms. Sometimes used as a the term as a synonym of myalgic encephalomyelitis, despite the different diagnostic criteria.

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