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Results of ME/CFS Program Awards from The National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$7m Awarded for ME/CFS Research from National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced to award a total of over $7 million in grants to four Institutions and Centres for funding a collaborative scientific research investigation on ME/CFS. […]

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12th IACFS/ME Conference 2016 — part 2

The 12th International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (IACFS/ME) Conference was held in Fort Lauderdale, USA from 27–30 October 2016. The conference had a theme of ‘Emerging science and […]

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12th IACFS/ME Conference 2016 — part 1

The 12th International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (IACFS/ME) Conference was held in Fort Lauderdale, USA from 27–30 October 2016. The conference had a theme of ‘Emerging science and […]

Research Update from The Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research Center (CFSRC) at Stanford University

The CFSRC, directed by Dr. Ronald W. Davis, PhD (Professor of Biochemistry and Genetics) operates within the Stanford Genome Technology Center (SGTC). The goal of the CFSRC is to discover causes, […]

Griffith University NCNED Makes Breakthrough in ME/CFS Research

As recently reported in the news by SBS and the Huffington Post researchers Professor Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik and Professor Donald Staines and co-workers at the National Centre for Neuroimmunology and Emerging Diseases (NCNED) […]

Bio 21 Institute research – Inside Story report

Chris Armstrong is a researcher at the University of Melbourne’s Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute and the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He is the lead author on […]

ME/CFS Health and Welfare Survey – UPDATE

The beginning The ME/CFS Health and Welfare Survey began in January 2014 with a discussion at the Emerge Australia office. We were talking about the sorts of questions and requests […]

Australian scientists make breakthrough in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome testing – ABC Radio

Radio interview: PM with Mark Colvin Scientists at Griffith University discuss their recent research findings on ABC Radio – PM with mark Colvin on Monday evening (29/02/2016). They believe they […]

Large controversial UK study refusing to release data: PACE trial

AUTHOR: Sasha Nimmo In January 2016, the authors of a £5 million trial into cognitive behavior therapy and graded exercise therapy again refused to release the data to scientists who […]

Australian Health Dept answers questions on ME

AUTHOR: Sasha Nimmo.  Most of the $2.4 million in research, the government says is for CFS, is research into psychology, exercise or for other conditions such as hepatitis C. For […]