Dr Nancy Klimas

Dr Nancy Klimas MD, is a Professor of Medicine, Psychology, Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Miami School of Medicine. She is the University’s director of the Allergy and Immunology Clinic  as well as Director of Research for the Clinical AIDS/HIV Research at the Miami Veterans Affairs Medical Centre.

She is a member of the federal CFS Advisory Committee (CFSAC) and former President and current Board Member of the International Association of CFS/ME (IACFS/ME) and a founding editor of the Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Dr Klimas has been a leader in the field of ME/CFS research for many years and recently Dr Klimas opened a model clinic for CFS patients with the aim to treat patients as well as train doctors.

Dr Klimas has published  over a 130 peer reviewed scientific papers.

As the principal investigator of one of the NIH sponsored CFS Research Centers she leads a multidisciplinary research team representing the fields of immunology, autonomic medicine, neuroendocrinology, behavioral psychology, rheumatology, nutrition, and exercise physiology. The University of Miami CFS Research Center is exploring interactions between the immune, autonomic and neuroendocrine.