Asheville, NC (PRWEB) October 8, 2009
The Cheney Clinic is a research-oriented, state-of-the-art treatment facility located in Asheville, NC. With over 25 years in the field of CFS, Paul R. Cheney MD, PhD serves as its director.
With the new Web site, the Cheney Clinic hopes to translate the most up-to-date and clinically useful research conducted at the clinic to both patients and clinicians, and to increase awareness of the Cheney Clinic's special expertise in cardiac-related issues in CFS. Other important information accessible from the site includes the concept of oxygen toxicity, disorders of cellular redox as measured by the echo terrain map (ETM) and the use of novel therapies such as cell-signaling factors and stem-cell therapy.
CheneyResearch.com lets users access the most useful concepts and data that underlie evolving views of Dr. Cheney through his personal blog, organized by date and topic. It also contains videocasts on specific topics which are key to Dr. Cheney's current thinking, and audio/PowerPoint of his most recent talks on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
About Dr. Paul Cheney:
For over 25 years, Dr. Paul Cheney has pioneered clinical research into CFS. He has lectured around the world on chronic fatigue syndrome and is an internationally recognized authority on the subject.
He has authored or co-authored over 35 articles in peer-reviewed medical journals and conference abstracts including three landmark studies in PNAS (1991), the Annals of Internal Medicine (1992) and Clin Inf Dis (1994).
In addition to decades of CFS experience going back to the initial Lake Tahoe CFS epidemic in 1985, Dr. Cheney has developed techniques, observations and conceptual approaches that have been clinically tested and subjected to peer review at international conferences as well as in medical publications.
His pre-medical educational background as a physicist (PhD, Duke Univ.) and research associate in the Division of Tumor Immunology at the CDC (1976-77), are important in his efforts to seek out and understand fundamental principles operating in the management of complex medical illnesses such as CFS.
About The Cheney Clinic:
The Cheney Clinic was established in February 1990. In 2001 it moved to its present location of Asheville, in the western mountains of North Carolina.
It covers over 2500 sq. ft. of environmentally friendly space in a modern medical arts building. The clinic was designed and constructed specifically for chronic fatigue syndrome patients in 2001 and includes comfortable recliners and chairs, and non-allergenic office materials including flagstone flooring.
The clinic sees only patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and has served over 8,000 patients from 48 states and 25 countries.