Invest in ME Research

Failings Of The Establishment Organisations Toward People With ME


  From Invest in ME Research.   It may have escaped the notice of some that the MRC is preparing to be absorbed into the new UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the existing CEO, Sir John Savill, will be winding down affairs until the transition is completed. Link to Appointment notification We have stated […]

Funding Biomedical Research Into ME


  From Invest in ME Research.   An update to our gut microbiota and related projects being performed at the UK Centre of Excellence for ME in Norwich Research Park brings the total raised so far for projects there to £186,000. Thanks to our supporters maintaining the momentum in establishing this major UK and European […]

Invest in ME Research – Integrity in Media and Research


    A week can be a long time in ME. Although Invest in ME Research has been highlighting plans to establish a Centre of Excellence for ME for some years, and although our supporters have been raising funds for the UK rituximab trial since we announced plans for that in 2013, it has suddenly […]

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 […]

What is ME ?


    ME – What it IS… Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) is a severe systemic, acquired illness Estimated to be 2* as common as MS and 3* times more prevalent than HIV/AIDS, Clear clinical symptoms which manifest predominantly based on neurological, immunological and endocrinological dysfunction Multi-factorial pathogenesis with the hypothesis of initiation by a viral infection […]

A Summit Of CMOs For ME


  From Invest in ME Research.   Invest in ME Research is already approaching the issues around ME with an international context. We have already engaged with researchers and clinicians in other countries. So in this discussion we can also use the knowledge and collaborative activities from discussions the charity has had with all of […]

Invest In ME Research


  Invest in ME Research (IiMER) was set up with the objectives of making a change in how ME is perceived and treated in the media, by health departments and by healthcare professionals. We aim to do this by identifying the three key areas to concentrate our efforts on – funding for biomedical research, education […]

Response To “Why We Are Supporting The MEGA Research Project” Action for ME Nov22/2016


    By James David Chapman   MEGA: I will not support CFS researchers who refuse to discuss CFS research. I do not believe science and “patient engagement” is served when patients’ questions are blocked.  The continued joint silence over Pace gives me no confidence in the MEGA trial proposals. People with M.E (pwme) have […]

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 […]

Landmark Day For Research Funding


  From Invest in ME Research.   Today we reach a landmark day in our B-cell/rituximab research project where the total in donations and pledges has reached £1/2 million. This is a phenomenal achievement for the charity and its team of supporters. Congratulations to everyone on this fantastic news. In a comparatively short period of […]

UK Rituximab Trial Update


    We are pleased to announce that Dr Oystein Fluge and his team from Haukeland University Hospital in Bergen, Norway, will be visiting the Norwich Centre to continue and extend the collaboration between IiME-funded researchers as the plans for the UK rituximab trial develop. Already the IiME funded researchers have been collaborating with Dr […]

“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 […]

A Foundation For Biomedical Research Into ME


  Invest in ME Research are pleased to announce that it has been awarded an Awards for All grant to support our proposal for a Centre of Excellence for ME.   The charity will use the funding to create a business plan for the development of a dedicated Centre of Excellence for ME. We will […]

The Results They Really Didn’t Want You To See: Key ME/CFS Trial Data Released


    By Conrad Bower in The Canary.   Researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), have been ordered to release a full data from a controversial ME/CFS (myalgic encephalomyelitis/ chronic fatigue syndrome) study known as the PACE trial. A preliminary analysis of the data reveals a shocking difference to the original published results, […]

Mike’s EU Marathons for Invest In ME Research – Gdansk Marathon Completed !


      Wow that was tough. No shade throughout and a real challenge but got back in 4.25, a Summer PB at least. The finish was superb, amongst the best I’ve experienced, I ran over the line with my Invest In ME flag and got snapped a lot (hope to show soon). Cheers everyone […]

Invest In ME Research Centre Of Excellence For ME


  Invest in ME Research is an independent UK charity facilitating and funding a strategy of biomedical research into Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) as defined by WHO-ICD-10-G93.3. and promoting better education about ME. The charity is run by volunteers – patients or parents of children with ME. Like their growing number of supporters, they have big […]

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 […]

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