Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), acting on behalf of the authors of the highly controversial PACE trial, has rejected a request made by a group of scientists for raw, anonymised data from the trial. The group was led by world-famous geneticist Professor Ron Davis of Stanford University, whose son, Whitney Dafoe, is gravely ill
Day: January 19, 2016
Calling all British M.E. sufferers & allies, Inspired by our American friends and the progress that has been made over in the States with government funding and new research projects, we think it’s time for patients to put the pressure on the UK parliament. We are asking for an increase in budget to fund bio-medical research as well as the formation of a work group to represent the issues facing our community in government.
Lancet Psychiatry have published three letters criticising a paper published in the journal on the long-term follow-up results of the PACE trial. A response from the study authors was also published. The paper, published in October, showed little difference in self-rated fatigue and physical function between the four treatment arms and thus no benefit of