Our Strategic Commitment, Critical Initiatives and Growing Team

Dear Solve community members, As summer evolves into autumn, I write to share news about our continuing evolution and growth. In the last several months, we deepened our strategic commitment to identifying diagnostics and treatments for people with ME/CFS and Long Covid, sharpened our focus on translational research, made significant progress on the initiatives that […]

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Harnessing the Power of Big Data to Understand Long Covid

By Sadie Whittaker, Chief Scientific Officer, Solve M.E. Many Covid-19 patients experience debilitating symptoms for months after the acute phase of the disease. Researchers worldwide have been collecting much-needed patient data on Long Covid. We are among them–we opened our patient registry, called You + ME, to those with Long COVID in December. Our enrollment […]

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Register for Our December Webinar! “You + ME: A Registry for the Whole ME/CFS Community”

After months of collaborative development with community members and researchers, we opened the You + ME Registry for enrollment in June 2020. You + ME is driven by a big vision — building a community of thousands contributing health information to create the largest dataset ever for ME/CFS research. Many research projects have come to […]

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Watch Now! The Congressional Roundtable on Women’s Chronic Illness During a Pandemic

Watch now! The Congressional Roundtable on Women’s Chronic Illness During a Pandemic Last week, as part of our collaboration with the Congressional Bipartisan Women’s Caucus, Miles for Migraine, and the Headache and Migraine Policy Forum, Solve M.E. hosted a virtual congressional briefing on COVID-19, ME/CFS, and Migraine Disease. Moderated by two-time Emmy nominated TV host, […]

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Solve M.E. partners with UCLA to expand ME/CFS research

New funding from Solve M.E. opens up ME/CFS research opportunity at UCLA Solve M.E. is partnering with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Iris Cantor Women’s Health Center to issue an ME/CFS-specific funding announcement through their Annual Health Pilot Program. This is an opportunity to engage a research network that has successfully funded a range of […]

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Our Biggest Ramsay Class Ever Gears Up for New Studies and Collaborations

Last week we announced the research teams funded by Solve M.E.’s 2019 Ramsay Grant Program. The Program is designed to attract researchers to the ME/CFS field and generate pilot data that can be used to obtain follow-on funding. 2019 is our biggest year yet, with over 30 researchers working across seven projects. Not all research collaborators pictured As part of the rollout, we provided a place […]

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Dr. Sadie Whittaker on the NANDS Working Group’s Strategic, Coordinated Approach to ME/CFS

Within any large organization is a system of operating that is best navigated by those who work within it. That’s why the ME/CFS community is lucky to have among its ranks, Dr. Vicky Whittemore (NINDS liaison to ME/CFS), who understood exactly what was needed to make progress on ME/CFS within NIH. A year ago, she […]

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National Institutes of Health Conferences Demonstrate ME/CFS Progress: How Far We’ve Come and How Far We Need to Go

Solve M.E.’s Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Sadie Whittaker, introducing a clinician panel discussion with Solve M.E. Research Advisory Council members Tony Komaroff (moderator), Dr. Lucinda Bateman, Dr. Susan Levine, Dr. Jose Montoya, Dr. Peter Rowe, and Simmaron’s Dr. Dan Peterson at the NIH conferenceLast week, people with ME/CFS, researchers, and clinicians gathered at the National […]

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Report from the CDC Medical Education Roundtable

On Thursday, August 30, Solve M.E.’s Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Sadie Whittaker attended the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Roundtable on Medical Education and ME/CFS in Atlanta, GA. In this short video, she discusses the conference with Scientific Administrator Allison Ramiller and explains why advocacy with government agencies like the CDC is important […]

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