ME Conferences & Seminars

Stanford Medicine X Ignite Talk


    By Ryan Prior in   Below is the text of a speech I delivered on the main stage of Stanford Medicine X on September 16, 2017. Giving the speech was a highlight of 2017, and I used the occasion to talk personally about my disease and how it affects my outlook on […]

Molecular Underpinnings Of ME/CFS Explored At The Open Medicine Foundation Symposium


  By Cort Johnson in Health Rising.   “This is not a disease that can be solved by one person. It needs a community, and lots of expertise. I will work with anybody to do this.” Ron Davis The Working Group was impressive. Davis had Bob Naviaux to his left and Maureen Hanson next to him […]

Antibodies To Adrenergic And Muscarinic Receptors In ME/CFS


  Latest news During the Community Symposium on the molecular basis of ME/CFS (R) two different groups of researchers reported on the increased level of antibodies to beta adrenergic and muscarinic receptors in sera from ME/CFS patients vs healthy controls (Figure 1). These new data have been collected independently by Alan Light (University of Utah) and Jonas Bergquist (Uppsala […]

The First Community Symposium On The Molecular Basis Of ME/CFS


    From   On August 12, 2017, the Community Symposium on the Molecular Basis of ME/CFS (myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome) convened ~300 researchers, clinicians, patients, caregivers, families, and advocates at Stanford University – and nearly 3000 more via live-stream. Here’s what happened.   There is a debilitating, mysterious disease out there that affects […]

OMF Symposium To Provide First Look At Metabolomic / Immune Results In ME/CFS


    By Cort Johnson in Health Rising.   The Real Action – The Working Group The Open Medicine Foundation’s “Community Symposium on the Molecular Basis of ME/CFS” is coming up next week. The Symposium follows a two-day workshop – an ME/CFS research jam session that dozens of researchers and MD’s will participate in. Davis […]

Viruses And CFS: Statements By Ron Davis And Bob Naviaux

Medicine Foundation

    From Open Medicine Foundation.   Ron Davis: There is a great deal of evidence that a variety of viruses can initiate ME/CFS, but it is less clear that a virus is involved in sustaining the disease. However, some patients may have a continuous problem with viruses, especially those viruses we always carry like […]

New Members Of The European ME Alliance


  From the European ME Alliance Website.   Recently the European ME Alliance met in London for its 2017 Annual General Meeting. The events took place following the Invest in ME Research Conference week consisting of research Colloquium and Conference events. Amongst the other business at the meeting was the acceptance of applications from two […]

Treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS): The IACFS/ME Conference Overviews Part V

Cort Johnson

    By Cort Johnson in Health Rising.   Treatments are, of course, where the rubber meets the road. The Oct 2016 conference featured a different chemotherapy/autoimmune drug that appears to be helping, a drug that helped one ME/CFS/POTS patient to fully recover, how exercise tests may be uncovering drug combinations to prevent PEM, a […]

ME/CFS Talks Held In Norwich

Institute of Food Research

From The Institute of Food Research.   An event held in Norwich in January 2017 gave the public a chance to hear about some of the biomedical research being undertaken on the debilitating condition ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis). The event was hosted by IFR and Invest in ME Research, a charity promoting biomedical research and education into […]

Biomedical Research Into ME Colloquium 7 – 31st May – 1st June 2017


  Our international conferences and research colloquiums are annual events which are designed to bring together researchers, clinicians, patient groups and patients/carers in order to make progress in research into ME. All conferences have been held in London and have been CPD-accredited. Our conference trailer below was made to celebrate our tenth year as a […]

Dr Øystein Fluge To Give Public Talk In Norwich


  From Invest in ME Research.   We are pleased to announce that Dr Øystein Fluge and his team from Haukeland University Hospital in Bergen, Norway, will be giving a public lecture in Norwich on 26th January 2017. The lecture will take place at The Assembly House, Norwich beginning at 18.30. More details will be […]

The IACFS/ME 2016 Conference Overviews #1: Energy And Exercise To The Fore

Cort Johnson

  By Cort Johnson in Health Rising.   The wind blew like mad all four days of the conference. Maybe those are winds of change… A sense of excitement and hope I hadn’t seen before pervaded this conference.  More than anything else, this was a conference of possible beginnings. Fields of inquiry such as metabolomics are being […]

“Biomarker Research Advances In ‘Chronic Fatigue Syndrome’ ”


  by Miriam Tucker, 8th November 2016   According to Professor Anthony Komaroff, Professor of Medicine at Harvard, studies over the last decade point to the biological underpinnings of ME/CFS. At the biennial International Association for CFS/ME Conference in Fort Lauderdale (27th-30th October 2016), more than 100 papers were presented that further contribute to the […]

11th Invest In ME International ME Conference 2016

Invest in ME

  The 11th Invest in ME – Research International ME Conference 2016 – IIMEC11 – took place on 3rd June 2016 in London and attracted delegates from eighteen different countries – from Europe, North America, Middle East and Australasia. The conference day was preceded by the 6th Invest in ME Biomedical Research into ME Colloquium […]

Do You Want Your MP To Have A Better Understanding Of M.E.? 


  The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on M.E. is hosting an awareness-raising drop-in session for MPs in London on Wednesday 11 May from 12.45pm to 2pm. If you’d like your MP attend, get in touch with them now if you can, or get someone well enough to email them.  Just Google to find out […]

11th Invest In ME International ME Conference 2016 – DVD


The 11th Invest in ME International ME Biomedical Research Conference 2016 will take place on 3rd June 2016 in Westminster, London. Invest in ME have again taken the decision to film the conference and, for ME Awareness Month 2016, the charity is offering an earlybird rate for purchase of the DVD – a reduced rate on […]

Invest In ME Research Update


  Firstly, have a look at this video via YouTube.  We also have it saved under our video tab at the top of the York ME Community Website.   Link to Video re the Norwich ME Facility Building of a new £81.6m facility at Norwich Research Park to house the Quadram Institute began in February […]

Dr. David Tuller Discusses The Flaws Of The PACE Trial – Video


I wanted to let you know that I’ve added a couple of videos to our tab at the top of the site.  One is of Dr David Tuller, filmed in Amsterdam on Sunday 28th of Feb 2016 during the screening of Forgotten Plague, organised by Dutch severe ME-patient Anil van der Zee and the Dutch ME/cvs Vereniging. […]

11th Invest in ME International ME Conference 2016


  Invest in ME Research is pleased to welcome back Professor Mady Hornig to participate in both BRMEC6 colloquium and IIMEC11 conference. This will be the fourth year that Professor Hornig has contributed to the IiME conference events. Professor Hornig continues her research at Columbia. Professor Hornig recently visited Norwich Research Park in UK to […]

International ME Colloquium And Conference 2016


    We are an independent UK charity campaigning for bio-medical research into Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.), as defined by WHO-ICD-10-G93.3. We have links nationwide and also internationally. Invest in ME are one of the founding members of The European ME Alliance. Our aim is to bring together like-minded individuals and groups to campaign for research […]

Invest in ME (Research)


  Who we are: We are an independent UK charity campaigning for bio-medical research into Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.), as defined by WHO-ICD-10-G93.3. We have links nationwide and also internationally. Invest in ME are one of the founding members of The European ME Alliance. Our aim is to bring together like-minded individuals and groups to campaign […]

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