The Solve ME/CFS Initiative (SMCI) is pleased to announce the return of our popular webinar series for 2018. The series focuses on bringing the latest research and developments in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome straight to your phone, computer, or tablet. The SMCI Webinar series features thought leaders from academia, industry, and government agencies.

SMCI webinars are always free of charge and will normally take place once a month on Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. eastern time/10:00 a.m. Pacific time (unless otherwise specified).

Registration for these webinars will be available soon at

2018 SMCI Webinar Series schedule includes:

Thursday, April 26, 2018

ME/CFS Advocacy Week Training: #MakeMayMatter4ME on Capitol Hill
presented by Emily Taylor, Director of Advocacy and Public Relations, Solve ME/CFS Initiative (SMCI)

This May, SMCI wants to #MakeMayMatter4ME on Capitol Hill by hosting ME/CFS Advocacy Week. In this advocacy training, learn what steps you can take to be part of this movement. Whether you are joining us on May 15th in Washington DC, or just helping from your social media account at hope, join Emily to learn tips and tricks for advocacy success as part of ME/CFS Advocacy Week 2018.

Register for this webinar at:


Thursday May 24

“Hot Areas in ME/CFS Research: 2018”
presented by Anthony L. Komaroff, MD, Simcox-Clifford-Higby Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Senior Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Join Anthony L. Komaroff, MD, as he provides the latest installment of “Hot Areas In ME/CFS Research: 2018”. With increased momentum in research over the past two years, this webinar is a timely update to his popular presentation from our 2016 series that addressed current understanding of the role of various systems – including the brain, energy metabolism, genes, and immune system – in the pathophysiology of ME/CFS.


Thursday June 28


“Title coming soon”
presented by Derya Unutmaz, MD, Professor and Principal Investigator at The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

Description coming soon



Thursday July 26

“Title coming soon”
presented by Maureen Hanson, PhD, Founder and Director of the Center for Enervating Neuroimmune Disease, Cornell University and member of the Research Advisory Council of the Solve ME/CFS Initiative

Description coming soon



August 2018

“Back to School: 504 Education Plans and Medical Accommodations for ME/CFS in Public Schools”
presented by TBD

Description coming soon


Other webinars addressing urgent and timely matters in the field of ME/CFS may also be added, as needed. Please check our website at or follow us on Facebook page at for registration notifications, links, and updates on future webinars.