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Apply for NIH grants for early-stage investigators of ME/CFS

Yesterday, the International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (IACFS/ME) announced that the NIH awarded them a R13 conference grant by the National Institutes of Health for their international conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, October 27 – 30, 2016. The grant will fund conference registration, travel and hotel expenses for up to 10 early stage

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#MillionsMissing Meets With Government Officials

In late May, protesters all over the world met with their government representatives to discuss the #MillionsMissing demands:  better research funding, better physician training, and government oversight for ME/CFS. In Washington, DC, nine #MillionsMissing protesters met with 17 U.S. Congressional offices: Senator McCain (AZ-R) Lindsey Graham (SC-R) Dianne Feinstein (CA-D) Tammy Baldwin (WI-D) Cory Booker

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Belfast: Make your voice heard at tomorrow's #MillionsMissing Protest!

What is Chasing Competent Care? Hope 4 ME & Fibro Northern Ireland have organized Chasing Competent Care as part of a campaign to improve medical care for the thousands of ME and fibromyalgia patients in Northern Ireland.  The conference will be tomorrow, Monday, June 6 at 6 PM at the Stormont Hotel, 587 Upper Newtownards

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Speeches from the Front Lines of #MillionsMissing: Sonya

Sonya Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) Patient 5/25/16 Washington, DC #MillionsMissing Protest Speech Transcript In April of 2011, I was thriving and loving life. At the peak of my career, working my dream job in the U.S. Foreign Service, only 39 years old but already the equivalent of a Colonel in the military, I was successful, healthy,

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Scientists write open letter to PLoS One

Five professors of science and mathematics, including Professor Ron Davis of Stanford University, have written to PLoS One demanding the correction of an “inaccurate claim” central to a PACE trial paper on cost-effectiveness that was published in the journal in 2012. Referring to a series of articles by Dr. David Tuller criticizing the PACE trial,

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Speeches from the front lines of #MillionsMissing: Carol Head

I’m Carol Head, President of the Solve ME/CFS Initiative, here with Linda Tannenbaum.  Our organization conducts innovative research to solve ME/CFS. We conduct research and have created a biobank of ME/CFS patient information for use by all researchers. Before I begin, a quick note of thanks to Mark Cormizand. As you may know, we are

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#MillionsMissing in the News

The #MillionsMissing protest gained worldwide attention in the form of national and local press, including an excellent piece by Rivka Solomon that was first picked up by STAT, a national publication, and then by Business Insider and The Week.  London’s protest was covered by The Evening Standard; and several local radio programs, including BBC Bristol,

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Speeches from the front lines of #MillionsMissing: L.A. Cooper

Hello, and a very warm welcome to #MillionsMissing London. My name is L.A. Cooper, I founded and run Change For M.E. Change For Us. We are middle representatives of this global movement; Melbourne kicked things off at 12pm their time (which is around 2am, 3am GMT, I believe) and Canada and USA follow us later

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Support the #MillionsMissing in Belfast and Bergen

Belfast, Ireland and Bergen, Norway will be joining their voices to the #MillionsMissing protest this June. In Belfast, shoes will be displayed at the Chasing Competent Care conference on Monday, June 6 at 6 PM at the Stormont Hotel, 587 Upper Newtownards Road, BT4 3LP Belfast.  The shoes will be displayed down the side of

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