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

October 14, 2016

Friday, October 14, 2016The 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 […]

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

October 14, 2016

Friday, October 14, 2016SMCI 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 […]

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

October 14, 2016

Friday, October 14, 2016The 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 […]

October Research 1st – Dr. Nahle’s Letter

October 14, 2016

Friday, October 14, 2016Dear 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 […]

Solve ME/CFS Initiative Joins Forces with Fellow Advocates

December 22, 2015

We are thrilled to announce our involvement in a new coalition of more than 20 ME/CFS advocates, who have begun working together to share ideas, leverage resources and implement tactics as a single dynamic and powerful community that will bring the greatest benefit to ME/CFS patients. Read More…

Solve ME/CFS Initiative Calls for Review of PACE Trial

November 20, 2015

The Solve ME/CFS Initiative is one of 12 organizations that have signed a letter asking the heads of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to examine the issues raised by journalist David Tuller’s analysis of the U.K.’s £5 million PACE trial for ME/CFS. Read More…

SMCI Team Meets with NIH

October 16, 2015

Saturday, October 17, 2015On Oct. 6, SMCI President Carol Head, Research Director Dr. Zaher Nahle and Board members Diane Bean and Christine Williams met with NIH officials regarding ME/CFS research and how to increase NIH funding so that it is more consistent with the number […]