Archive for October, 2016

SMCI Supports the Disability Integration Act

October 27, 2016

SMCI is proud to join 400 other organizations in supporting the Disability Integration Act The pending Disability Integration Act (Senate Resolution 2427) marks a key shift in the approach to disability services and definitions that could have substantial impact on the lives of patients with […]

CDC Convenes In-Person Meeting of Its Technical Development Workgroup (TDW)

October 14, 2016

The long-awaited, in-person meeting for members of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Technical Development Workgroup (TDW) took place on September 26, 2016, in Atlanta, GA. The advocacy community has long been frustrated that information on the CDC website, which is an important […]

New Research Project Launches through SMCI’s Targeted Initiative Research Program

October 14, 2016

SMCI recently launched a new partnership as a component of our targeted initiative program, within our Pathways and Biomarkers Discovery Track. The project consists of original research in the areas of bioenergetics, metabolomics, and lipidomics using high-throughput technology. Importantly, this new SMCI research project relies […]

UK Holds Third Annual CFS/ME Research Collaborative (CMRC) Conference

October 14, 2016

The annual CMRC conference, executed by UK-based charity Action for ME, is a major event for ME/CFS in the United Kingdom. This two-day conference took place September 28-29 in Newcastle upon Tyne, with active participation from all CMRC member organizations (including Action for ME, AYME, […]

October Research 1st – Dr. Nahle’s Letter

October 14, 2016

Dear Friends, Earlier this year, we announced the formation of our Research Advisory Council (RAC), consisting of leading ME/CFS experts and thought leaders across many disciplines. This distinguished assembly met in person last weekend for a full day of workshops, discussions, and lectures as part […]