These are selected biographies related to the pathogens which appear on Portal:Pathogens.
is an Infectious disease doctor and researcher, and was Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine) at Stanford University Medical Center
into 2019. His special areas of clinical focus include: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Infectious Disease, Toxoplasmosis, Infection in the setting of solid organ transplantation, and Infection as a trigger of chronic diseases. (more...
Nancy G. Klimas
, MD, is an American researcher and physician who is the Director at the Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine
at Nova Southeastern University in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. She is, also: Director of Clinical Immunology Research, Miami VAMC; Professor of Medicine, Department of Clinical Immunology, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University; Chair, Department of Clinical Immunology, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University; and Professor Emerita, University of Miami, School of Medicine. (more...
Dr. John K. S. Chia
is an infectious disease doctor with a medical practice in Torrance, California. Dr. Chia became heavily involved in research and clinical care of myalgic encephalomyelitis
) and chronic fatigue syndrome
(CFS) patients after his son Andrew Chia became ill with CFS
. He has published several papers on infectious causes of ME and CFS, including evidence of involvement of enteroviruses
such as coxsackie B
, other viruses, such as parvovirus B19
, as well as, bacteria, such as Chlamydia pneumoniae
. In addition to his clinical work, he runs his own enterovirus
research laboratory and is on the board of directors of the Enterovirus Foundation
Professor Kenny L. De Meirleir
is a Belgian
Internal Medicine doctor who specializes in ME/CFS
. He frequently partners with numerous myalgic encephalomyelitis
/chronic fatigue syndrome
) researchers in the EU, UK, US, and Australia to further the understanding of the pathophysiology of ME/CFS
. He was an editor of the former Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
Charles Bernard Shepherd
, MB, BS, is the Honorary Medical Adviser to the ME Association
, a patient charity in London, United Kingdom and the co-author with Dr Abhijit Chaudhuri
of ME/CFS/PVFS: An Exploration of Key Clinical Issues
, a health professional's guidebook published by the ME Association
. He was on the Steering Committee of the National ME Observatory
, a collaborative research project in the UK. His special interest in myalgic encephalomyelitis
/chronic fatigue syndrome
) stems from having developed the illness after a bout of chickenpox. (more...