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Professor Esther Crawley

Professor Esther Crawley

Professor Esther Crawley
BA(Hons), BM BCh(Oxon), PhD(UCLond)

Professor of Child Health

Office Barley House BG2
Oakfield House,
Oakfield Grove, Clifton BS8 2BN
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Fax. +44 (0) 117 33 14088
Tel. +44 (0) 117 33 14099

Research summary



My research concentrates on the epidemiology and treatment of CFS/ME.

I lead research using the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) to investigate the prevalence of and risk factors for CFS/ME at ages 13, 15 and 18. We have completed work on the prevalence of CFS/ME at 13, 15 and 18 and the natural history. We are finishing analyses investigating which factors predict the development of CFS/ME. Simon Collin now runs the CFS/ME National Outcomes Database, which collects assessment and outcome data from 26 adult and 4 paediatric teams across England ...

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Professor Esther Crawley, is a Professor of Child Health at the University of Bristol and a Consultant Paediatrician with a special interest in CFS/ME. She set up and leads the Bath specialist CFS/ME service for children based at the Royal United Hospital in Bath. This service provides assessment and treatment for over 400 children and young people each year and is probably the largest specialist CFS/ME service in the world. It is a research intensive clinical service dedicated to providing the best treatment possible for children with CFS/ME. 

Esther trained in Oxford, and then worked ...

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