Videocast scrutiny later today of major US federally-funded ME/CFS research initiative | 26 May 2016

People interested in following the money in ME/CFS research should watch a videocast later today of a discussion being held on the US Government’s latest federally-funded ME/CFS research initiative.

Dr Vicky Whittemore, a programme director at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke in Bethesda, Maryland, will be seeking concept clearance for the initiative from the Institute’s advisory council. It will be a day-long meeting but the section on ME/CFS is due to start at 2pm EDT (7pm UK). The item is scheduled for discussion for 30 minutes before the public part of the meeting is closed.

The videocast website is http://videocast.nih.gov/

Agenda for today’s meeting: www.ninds.nih.gov/find_people/nands/council_agenda_may_2016.htm

A National Institutes of Health press release about this latest US research initiative can be found by clicking on the following link: www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/nih-takes-action-bolster-research-myalgic-encephalomyelitis/chronic-fatigue-syndrome

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