Buttonwood Books and Toys and the Massachusetts Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association will welcome Tracie White, Ronald W. Davis, and Janet Dafoe on Feb. 12 for an online event discussing “The Puzzle Solver: A Scientist’s Desperate Quest to Cure the Illness that Stole His Son.” The 4 p.m. event will be live on Zoom.
The facilitator for the discussion will be Rivka Solomon, MassME event coordinator, and the host will be Kathy Detwiler, Buttonwood owner.
In “The Puzzle Solver”, journalist Tracie White, who first wrote an award-winning piece on Ronald Davis and his family in “Stanford Medicine,” tells his story. White writes about Davis’ journey to solve a current mystery in medicine, the enigma of ME/CFS. Davis’ son, Whitney Dafoe, suffers with this chronic illness and has since he was 21. He is now 37.
Davis is a Stanford University professor and renowned geneticist. His research confirms that Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a biological disease.
Advance registration is required. Register online at buttonwoodbooksandtoys.com. Buttonwood will donate 20 percent of sales of “The Puzzle Solver” to the Open Medicine Foundation.
Call Buttonwood at 781-383-2665 with any questions.