Stephen Straus

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Stephen E. Straus, (November 23, 1946 – May 14, 2007), MD, was a highly awarded virologist who worked at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). His most noted work was with herpesviruses, especially Epstein-Barr virus, HIV/AIDS, chronic fatigue syndrome, and a rare genetic disorder called Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome (ALPS). In 1998 , he became the founding director of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, at the NIH.[1]

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  4. Fisher, Gregg Charles; Cheney, Paul; Straus, Stephen; Gantz, Nelson M.; Klonoff, David C.; Oleske, James M. (1997), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Comprehensive Guide to Symptoms, Treatments, and Solving the Practical Problems of CFS (book), Grand Central Publishing
  5. Straus, Stephen E.; Dale, Janet K.; Tobi, Martin; Lawley, Thomas; Preble, Olivia; Blaese, R. Michael; Hallahan, Claire; Henle, Werner (1988), "Acyclovir treatment of the chronic fatigue syndrome. Lack of efficacy in a placebo-controlled trial", New England Journal of Medicine, 319 (26): 1692-8, doi:10.1056/NEJM198812293192602
  6. Fukuda, Keiji; Straus, Stephen E; Sharpe, Michael C.; Dobbins, James G.; Komaroff, Anthony; International Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Study Group (December 15, 1994). "The Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Comprehensive Approach to Its Definition and Study". Annals of Internal Medicine. 121 (12): 953. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-121-12-199412150-00009. ISSN 0003-4819.