CDMRP for ME/CFS: Navigating the Grant Application Process

The FY22 Defense Appropriation provides funding to support therapeutic research related to medical threats, and treatments for Service Members in current and future battlefield settings. The managing agent for the funding opportunities is the Department of Defense Office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) at the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC). […]

ME/CFS: NO problem?

In 2019, Francisco Westermeier, PhD, was awarded a Ramsay Research Grant by Solve M.E. to study endothelial function in ME/CFS. Like many other researchers in the Ramsay network, Dr. Westermeier has since been dedicated to expanding the ME/CFS knowledge base. In the coming months, Dr. Westermeier and his team will be working to expand evidence […]

Is There a Herpesviruses-Related Antibody Signature In Patients With ME/CFS?

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Many patients with ME/CFS experience common herpesviruses infections at their disease onset. Alternatively, others experience reactivation of the same infections during the disease course. These facts suggest the existence of a disease-specific antibody signature related to these viruses. However, current evidence is conflicting about this signature due to the heterogeneous nature of the disease, the […]

New Hope for Diagnosing and Treating Post-Infection Illnesses: Lessons Learned from HIV/AIDS

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In this special webinar, Dr. Steven Deeks (Professor of Medicine-in-Residence at the University of California, San Francisco) will be hosted by Solve M.E. Medical Advisor Dr. David Hardy (former Director of Division of Infectious Diseases at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, and Professor of Medicine at David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los […]

ME/CFS and Long COVID Federal Advocacy Update

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Join a special presentation by Solve M.E.'s Emily Taylor during the 2022 Virtual Scientific Conference from July 27 - 30, 2022! Meeting events include workshops, Keynote lecture by famed immunologist Akiko Iwasaki, PhD (Yale University, USA), Plenary Lecture by innovative ME/CFS clinician-researcher David Systrom, MD (Harvard Medical School, USA), and oral/ poster presentations of original […]

Solve M.E. Research Team at IACFS/ME 2022 Conference

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Join Solve M.E.'s research team at this year's IACFS/ME for a special presentation by Solve M.E.'s Kate Mudie, as well as a poster session, during the 2022 Virtual Scientific Conference from July 27 - 30, 2022! Presentation: Do people with joint hypermobility represent a subgroup of myalgic encephalomyelitis/ chronic fatigue syndrome? Poster Session: Baseline Characteristics […]

Long Covid & Fatiguing Illness Recovery Program

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Research Update Featuring: Avindra Nath, MD (Clinical Director of National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke – NIH; Chief of the Section of Infections of the Nervous System – NIH; Director of the Translational Neuroscience Center – NIH) Article: https://academic.oup.com/brain/article/145/7/2555/6621999 Hector Bonilla, MD (Associate Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases – Stanford University Medical Director […]

COVID-19 as a Trigger for ME/CFS: Severity Biomarkers and Underlying Mechanisms

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Since the beginning of the pandemic, SARS-CoV-2 has been suspected of causing chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). A well-controlled cohort study conducted by a group of researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) has now shown that in the subset of patients who suffer from fatigue and exertion […]

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