Will the 21st Century Cures Act Deliver Innovation and Health Breakthroughs for Post-Infection Diseases?

By Emily Taylor, Director of Advocacy and Community Relations Five years ago, the 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act) was signed into law making national headlines, launching new health initiatives, and spearheading a new chapter in government scientific investment. With robust funding, multiple government agencies rolled out programs designed to accelerate medical product development and […]

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Breaking News: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee Dissolved

Today, without any prior notice to committee members of the public, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that the charter for the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee (CFSAC) was allowed to expire. Formed in 2002, CFSAC was the ONLY federal entity focused entirely on ME/CFS.  It included many relevant federal agencies, including NIH […]

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