By Cort Johnson in Health Rising.
The two Dutch researchers, C. Linda van Campen and Frans Visser, and Peter Rowe from the U.S., have been on a tear recently. The Van Campen/Visser team (mostly with Peter Rowe) have published 6 ME/CFS studies thus far in 2020, one in 2019 and three in 2018. This is the second of three blogs covering their recent work.
I asked Peter Rowe how a Johns Hopkins researcher came to work so much with the two Dutch researchers. What he said pointed to how valuable in-person conferences can be.
“Frans, Linda, and I met when Sonya Chowdhury and Action for M.E. invited us all to speak on orthostatic intolerance at the UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative 2017 Conference in Bristol, England. Frans and Linda have been collecting data very carefully during tilt testing for several years in their cardiology clinic that specializes in the evaluation and treatment of ME/CFS. Their database is a gold mine of information on changes during tilt, and they are both exceptional physiologists and clinicians.
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