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Two Research  

Funding Announcements

 

The Mason Foundation (of Australia) has awarded grants totaling $831,037 over four years to researchers at Bond University (Australia) and their collaborators at Stanford University and Sierra Internal Medicine-both in U.S. Read more

Medical Research Council announces ME/CFS research projects worth £1.6m

The Medical Research Council (MRC) has awarded more than £1.6m (Approximately 2.4 million US) for research into the causes of the debilitating condition chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis. Read more


       



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Paul Haines
Kitty Sherback
Tim Smith
Stacey Townsend
Jane Wallace
Mike Munoz

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meeting


Next Event:

  

Discussion/Support Group Meeting  

Saturday, January 21, 2012
1:15 - 3:45 PM
  

Meeting Room A at Southglenn Library  

"The Streets at SouthGlenn."

6972 S. Vine Street, Centennial, CO - map

   

For More information


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Dr. Suzanne Vernon
RMCFA Youtube 
 
For those that were unable to join us for the event on December 6th featuring Dr. Suzanne Vernon, you can veiw the event on RMCFA YouTube. The event was recorded in two parts:
 

 

 

David Tuller - Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

and the CDC: A Long, Tangled Tale

 

David Tuller, a freelance writer for the New York Times, writes a gripping article on the Virology blog outlining the CDC's CFS program. David has written several articles on CFS dating back to 2007. The article can read be read - here
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CFSAC meeting was held November 8-9th

 

The full video is available of the Chronic Fatigue Advisory Committee meeting (CFSAC) website

Mike Munoz, RMCFA Executive Director, testimony to the CFSAC Committee on behalf of RMCFA and the Coalition 4 ME/CFS can be read here
 

 

 News and Views

 

Science Retracts Paper on XMRV-Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Link -By Katherine Hobson - WSJ - Also David Tuller article

Brain Scans Reveal Brain Abnormalities in Fibromyalgia Patients -By Kathleen Doheny

ME/CFS brain volume anomalies consistent with impaired memory, subtle vision & movement processing changes - Prohealth

Norway directs $350,000 to rituximab trial; plans nat'l ME Center - Prohealth

The Clinical Concept of Fibromyalgia as a Changing Paradigm in the Past 20 Years - Pain Research and Treatment

Neurobiology underlying fibromyalgia symptoms - Source: Pain Research and Treatment - Prohealth -abstract

Cardiac autonomic impairment and chronotropic incompetence in fibromyalgia - Arthritis Research & Therapy

Dr. Klimas joins Nova Southeastern University - Newswise

Conflicting Approaches to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Mayo Clinic "Goes British" - By , About.com Guide

Contrasting Case Definitions for CFS ME -Leonard A. Jason

BC Womens Hospital named new medical centre for Lyme, chronic fatigue and other complex diseases - The Vancouver Sun

 

 

 

 

  

 
   

 


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