While research has lagged behind many other fields due to low federal investment, the field is growing with the recent entry of new labs and growth in private and public support. Learn more about the current state of the field, attend a conference, or connect with an existing research group.

Learn more about ME research

Supporting researchers

  • Recruit patients for your research study 
    Now you can post recruitment announcements for enrolling studies at  Recruitment announcements will also be added to our newsletter, which reaches over 30,000 patients and caregivers every month.
  • Young investigator fellowship
    We want to help inspire and support undergraduate and graduate students aspiring to careers in science to research ME/CFS! Accepting applications through [??].
  • Quarterly researcher newsletter
    Research news, conferences, funding announcements and other opportunities to support the movement as a scientist or researcher

Patient engagement with science

  • MEpedia
    A crowd-sourced Wiki project and living literature review summarizing current research in ME/CFS and related fields. All contributors welcome!
  • #MEAction patients and caregiver volunteers participate in a range of research efforts including the April 2019 NIH ME/CFS research conference.

Connect with conferences & scientific organizations around the world


Organizations that may be of especial interest to researchers

Research Groups


Organizations & Conferences


Organizations, Conferences, and Research Groups


Organizations & Conferences

More to come!

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