About Us

The Solve ME/CFS Initiative (Solve M.E.) is a non-profit organization that serves as a catalyst for critical research into diagnostics, treatments, and cures for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), Long Covid and other post-infection diseases.

Our work with the scientific, medical, and pharmaceutical communities, advocacy with government agencies, and alliances with patient groups around the world are laying the foundation for breakthroughs that can improve the lives of millions who suffer from various “long haul” diseases.

Our Mission

Our Vision
A world free of ME/CFS, Long Covid and other post-infection diseases.

Our Mission
Make ME/CFS, Long Covid and other post-infection diseases widely understood, diagnosable, and treatable. 

Our Core Values
To lead and collaborate with integrity, innovation, and purpose.

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Our People

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Board of Directors

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Staff Roster

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Research Advisory Council

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Lived Experience Taskforce (LET)

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Our Partners

Solve M.E. partners with key medical organizations and government agencies such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to influence the ME/CFS narrative, advocate for research funding, nurture promising findings, and articulate effective, data driven policies and solutions.

Solve M.E. acts as an agent for change and unity in the ME/CFS community by advocating for policies, funding, and action. We meet with senior government officials, medical and industry leaders, and scientific pioneers; only a strong and multi-faceted coalition of stakeholders will effect change at the federal level.

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Our Work

Research

Solve M.E. invests in innovative scientific studies to address knowledge gaps in ME/CFS, Long Covid and other post-infection diseases. We fund original research projects at some of the most prestigious medical centers and research laboratories around the world, attracting new researchers to the field and adding to the cumulative, scientific knowledge. Our registry has a robust data repository, an integrated symptom tracking app to collect longitudinal health information from people with ME/CFS, Long Covid and control volunteers, and is designed to be a foundational resource for research.

Some of our top initiatives include:

  • The You + ME Registry and Biobank
  • Ramsay Grant Program
  • Long Covid Initiative
  • Collaborative research
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Advocacy and Engagement

Solve M.E. acts as an agent for change and unity in the ME/CFS, Long Covid and chronic disease communities by supporting federal, state, private, and public initiatives that provide desperately needed funding, education, and action. We are the advocacy partners of choice with senior government officials, medical and industry leaders, and scientific pioneers. We believe that only a strong and multifaceted coalition of stakeholders will effect meaningful change.

Some of our top initiatives include:

  • The Long COVID Alliance
  • EmPOWER M.E.
  • Advocacy Week
  • Promoting health equity
  • Educating policy makers and community advocates
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Help us solve ME/CFS, Long Covid, and “long haul” diseases

Solve M.E. relies on the generous support of patients, family members, and friends to sustain our important work. When you support us, you stand united with thousands of like-minded people who understand the devastation of these diseases.

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The Solve ME/CFS Initiative is a 501(c)(3) organization and donations are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law. We are fueled by gifts large and small, from people just like you.