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IiME 2014 Conference report by Rosamund Vallings MB BS

The IiME 2014 Conference report by Rosamund Vallings is available to read at http://www.investinme.eu/report.html  DVDs of the conference (and past conferences) are available from IiME   http://www.investinme.eu/2014%20Conference%20DVD%20Order.html “The main conference was opened by Dr Ian Gibson. The first speaker was Prof Jonathan Edwards (London) who spoke about the lessons learnt for ME from his lifelong study of […]

The IACFS/ME Conference Syllabus

The March 2014 IACFS/ME Conference Syllabus with abstracts for the research presentations is now available to download from http://www.iacfsme.org/DesktopModules/DigitalDownload/2014Syllabus25.pdf or http://bit.ly/1t6rxAh The conference was held in San Francisco and consisted of a patients day and professionals workshops on the Thursday, followed by three days of presentations by international researchers. It was sponsored by Stanford and […]

Stanford ME/CFS Symposium videos.

The videos from the March 2014 Stanford ME/CFS Symposium are now available to view on the Stanford website at – http://mecfs.stanford.edu/2014SymposiumVideo.html They cover – 1 – Epidemiology of ME/CFS, What Have We Learned?
 Elizabeth R. Unger, MD, PhD 2 – Daily Fluctuations of Cytokines in ME/CFS Patients
. Jarred Younger, MD Gene Expression Findings in ME/CFS.
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News from ME Research UK

ME Research’s “Breakthrough” special magazine to celebrate over £1,000,000 of research funding for ME is now online at http://www.meresearch.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/research-overview.pdf    These quotes below are from an article  http://www.meresearch.org.uk/our-research/overview-of-funded-research/ “In early 2014, ME Research UK reached a milestone, topping the £1 million mark in grants awarded to researchers. This represents 35 specific biomedical projects, the results of […]

News from the Czech Republic about an awareness campaign using Voices from the Shadows

Patient groups in some countries have been particularly active in using the film to educate and raise awareness: Japan, Sweden, the Netherlands, Northern Ireland – UK and the Czech Republic. Here is news about the project undertaken by a group of patients to buy and use a box of dvd as effectively as possible – giving […]

Invest in ME International Research Conference May 30th.

It will soon be time for the 9th Invest in ME Conference to be held in London again – Synergising Research into ME. As usual, speakers from the cutting edge of ME research will be brought together from around the world for an intensive session. This year  more speakers from the UK are included. Details […]

Stanford Medical School ME/CFS Symposium screening of ‘Voices from the Shadows’

‘Voices’ was screened at the Stanford Medical School ME Symposium last week on March 19th, followed by a panel discussion – ‘Media Portrayal of ME’. The symposium was packed with doctors and researchers as well as some patients, in a very large hall with three screens at the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge. It […]

Videos from ‘Exercise & ME/CFS’ Event at Bristol Watershed now online

Presentations from the Exercise and ME/CFS event in Bristol in Feb 5th, following a screening of Voices can be now be watched here (found under the screenings tab)

Exercise and ME/CFS evening a success

The ‘Exercise and ME/CFS – the evidence’ evening in Bristol went extremely well. It was oversubscribed  - completely packed with around 120 people – despite terrible weather, massive traffic jams and extensive flooding in Somerset. Prof Mark VanNess, Dr Nigel Speight and Erinna Bowman all gave very good presentations after a 30 min version of […]

Stanford Symposium March 19th

The programme for the March 19th Stanford Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Symposium is available to view at http://chronicfatigue.stanford.edu/documents/ChronicFatigueSyndromeCME2014-FORMS-r3a.pdf