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PHANU is moving to a bigger, better laboratory at Griffith University

PHANU is rising…. Lead by Dr.Sonya Marshall-Gradisnuk and Dr. Donald Staines, the PHANU ME/CFS Australian research team presented more studies at the 2011 Ottawa IACFS/ME conference than any other, scored a major grant from the Mason Foundation, established close ties with Dr. Peterson at the Simmaron Foundation and is  moving to a larger laboratory at Griffith University.

This team is moving….Despite being formed just three years ago, PHANU’s co-leader, Dr. Staines provided the keynote speech on “New Directions for ME/CFS Research” and Dr. Marshall-Gradisnuk followed that up with a talk on Immunological Biomarkers at the 2011 Invest in ME conference.… Read More


Posted by Cort Johnson

PHANU, located in the Gold Coast region of Australia, has made major strides in 3 years

Looking Up Down Under – the PHANU Story

ME/CFS research around the world is pretty spotty. The US and the UK are long-time hubs, with Canada coming on in the last few years.  Outside of the Nijs/DeMeirleir work in the Netherlands/Belgium, you can scratch out most of Europe.  South of the equator, the picture is bleak until you get to Australia: things are definitely happening “Down Under”.

The Lloyd team pulled off the Dubbo studies, which are cited again and again in the literature.… Read More