Could this scientist have the answer to long Covid? – The Times
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When Whitney Dafoe went from a lively, travel-mad twentysomething to being bedbound with ME/CFS — sometimes just called chronic fatigue syndrome — his father, Ron Davis, was determined to find a cure.
Davis, 80, isn’t just a well-meaning amateur, however. He’s a biochemist and director of the Stanford Genome Technology Center, where he helped to develop techniques for gene mapping that were later used in the Human Genome Project. In 2013 a piece in The Atlantic magazine rated him as one of the world’s greatest living inventors alongside Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos. So when he says that it is very important that the discoveries that have since been made by him and others about ME/CFS should not be overlooked when trying to treat those
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