ME Research Funding

Who Reviews ME/CFS Applications For NIH ?

Funding

    by Jennie Spotila in Occupy M.E. There is no question that NIH’s funding of ME/CFS research has been minuscule relative to the size of the public health crisis. Review of ME/CFS grant applications at NIH has drawn scrutiny from the public as one contributing factor. The public perception is that the grant review panelists have not been […]

ME Debate In Parliament – Thursday 24th Of January 2019

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  Today is a huge day for those of us dealing with ME.  Carol Monaghan MP will be making our case for improved medical education and research funding in this illness.   Although these figures are now probably out of date and on the low side, it’s estimated that there are 250,000 in the UK, […]

The NIH Is Thwarting Research On A Poorly Understood Yet Serious Condition

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      By JENNIFER SPOTILA in statnews.com.   When I first developed myalgic encephalomyelitis in 1994, I had no idea that I would be just as sick 25 years later, or that there would still be limited scientific understanding of the disease and no effective treatments. Nor did I imagine that my career as a lawyer was over, and […]

2018 Ramsay Class Receives Supplemental Funding To Support Innovative Projects From New Investigators

Funding

    From Solve ME/CFS Initiative.   Solve ME/CFS Initiative (SMCI) is pleased to announce that we have received funding to support additional Ramsay studies for the 2018 Ramsay Award Program Class that will be led by Dawei Li, PhD, an Assistant Professor at the University of Vermont, and Malav Trivedi, PhD, an Assistant Professor at Nova Southeastern University. Both Dr. Li […]

ME Research To Receive £90,000 Funding Boost

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  By Catriona Webster in The Sunday Post.   Funding of £90,000 has been announced for research into the causes, diagnosis and treatment of a little-understood illness that blights the lives of at least 20,000 Scots. The money will fund a new PhD studentship focused on improving understanding of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME). ME, sometimes known as […]

How Disabled People Care For Each Other When Doctors Can’t

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  By David M Perry in Pacific Standard.   In her new film Unrest, Jennifer Brea offers a groundbreaking look at the power of community where medicine falls short. When Jennifer Brea was 28 years old, she got sick and spiked a fever of 104.7 degrees. The fever went down, but soon she found herself […]

Three NIH Funded ME/CFS Research Centers….And (What Else ?) A Controversy

Research

  By Cort Johnson in Health Rising.   And then there were three. Almost two years after Dr. Collins announced that the NIH would reinvigorate ME/CFS, the NIH has finally provided funding for three research centers and one data center. Earlier this year the ME/CFS research community surprised by submitting no less than 10 applications, […]

Three NIH Funded ME/CFS Research Centers….And (What Else ?) A Controversy

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  By Cort Johnson in Health Rising.   Almost two years after Dr. Collins announced that the NIH would reinvigorate ME/CFS, the NIH has finally provided funding for three research centers and one data center. Earlier this year the ME/CFS research community surprised by submitting no less than 10 applications, including one from a research […]

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