Finding Hope in Active Research and Trustworthy Resources

Part of our mission at the Enterovirus Foundation is to provide you with information, resources, and research needed to help all understand the extent of the enterovirus disease, and through this knowledge may they find answers and hope.  The research and resources provided here are representative of some of the types of information available online.  May you find this information helpful and may you be comforted with the work we are supporting at the Enterovirus Foundation to raise awareness, expand research and bring hope.

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Leaders in the field of Enterovirus Research

By far, Dr. John Chia has been a beacon of light in leading research efforts within the field of enterovirus research.  Dr. Chia is the President of EV Med Research, Owner/Physician at Infectious Disease Med, and Assistant Professor at the UCLA School of Medicine. He is an infectious disease specialist and studies the role of enteroviral infections in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME).

Dr. Chia recently published original research from a study that found 135 out of 165 (82%) of CFS/ME patients had stomach biopsy samples that stain positive for enteroviral antigens compared with 7 out of 34 (20%) of the controls. He also found that 9 out of 24 (37%) of CFS/ME patients had enteroviral RNA in their gut tissues compared to 1 out of 21 controls. Currently, Dr. Chia is investigating treatment strategies for persistent enteroviral infections.  We are honored to have Dr. Chia serve on our Enterovirus Foundation Board of Directors and grateful to share his research with you and others of the EF community.

If you wish to set up a consultation with board member John Chia M.D. Please contact his Medical Office directly at:  

23560 Crenshaw Blvd. #101
Torrance, CA 90505
Tel (310) 784-5880 

EVF is not affiliated with Dr. Chia’s medical practice.

For Immunohistochemistry stain requests, please do not send samples to the foundation.

EV Med Research

25332 Narbonne Ave. #170
Lomita, CA, 90717
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