No Increase in Funding in Latest Plan for ME/CFS Collaborative Research Centers The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced their intent to extend the ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center (CRC) program, first launched in 2017, beyond its initial 5-year lifetime. They have issued a $7.1M annual funding opportunity for the ME/CFS CRCs, and another $500K
#MEAction has been a leader in the fight for health equity for people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis for the past six years, as led by our visionary co-founder and first executive director, Jen Brea, and then by our current executive director, Julia Miele, over the past year. Julia has helped our growing organization streamline our processes,
This year, we are excited to announce that #MillionsMissing will be held in two parts: May and September! #MillionsMissing is about demonstrating our community’s collective refusal to let the stories of people with ME be erased, or access to healthcare and medical research blocked. We protest against all barriers to justice for the growing community
Please help #MEAction UK and #MEAction Scotland by taking part in this survey to find out the effect that Covid-19 has on people with ME. Take the survey We are working in collaboration with Action for ME to gather evidence on the impact of Covid-19 on our community. We have heard many stories from people
Who: Dr. Nina Muirhead and the Study Team at Cardiff University, United Kingdom have developed a survey with two questionnaires, one for the patient and one for a life partner or family member. If you cannot be together to complete it, you can save and return. What: An international research study, looking at the impact
Today is International Women’s Day! #MEAction is joining in the IWD #ChooseToChallenge theme to challenge gender bias in medicine and medical research. You can participate by creating and sharing your own #ChooseToChallenge image, share one of the ones we created for you, and reading /watching /sharing one or all of the resources we compiled for
We are thrilled to share that The US ME/CFS Clinician Coalition has launched a website to provide clinicians with expert information on the diagnosis and management of myalgic encephalomyelitis/ chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS).
What a Summer for Advocacy and Education! We know the summer isn’t over yet, but A LOT has been happening with ME advocacy and education in the United States and the United Kingdom, and we want to make sure you are up to date, in the loop, and ready for next steps! National Institutes of Health (NIH)
#MEAction hosted a seminar for post-COVID-19 “long haulers” on Friday, August 7, to learn more about ME/CFS as a potential diagnosis after viral infection, in partnership with Body Politic and the COVID-19 Working Group New York. Watch the seminar now!