Tag: Dr Charles Shepherd

We’re at the Royal College of GPs conference in Liverpool! | 24 October 2019

The RCGP conference is underway and we’re there with Forward ME. Medical student Emilia Allwright has presented her research based on your responses to a recent survey.

ME Association statement – XMRV: UK research group fails to replicate American findings

Failure to detect the novel retrovirus XMRV in chronic fatigue syndrome. Erlwein O et al.  Public Library of Science/PLoS ONE open access journal: January 2010. In October 2009, an American research group published a paper in Science which reported that they had found evidence of a new retrovirus called XMRV (xenotropic murine leukaemia virus-related virus) in […]

MRC Expert Group on ME/CFS: Brief Notes on Research Workshop held on 19/20 November 2009

The Medical Research Council’s Expert Group Workshop on ME/CFS Research took place on Thursday 19 November and Friday 20 November at Heythrop Park, Oxford. Around 30 researchers and clinicians from various disciplines, plus MRC staff, took part.

ME Association cited in Nursing Times review of new pacing DVD and booklet

The ME Association and our medical adviser, Dr Charles Shepherd, are both cited in a Nursing Times review this week – which looks at a new DVD and booklet package produced by the Shropshire Enablement Team at Telford and Wrekin Primary Care Trust to promote the use of pacing as a symptom control strategy for […]

Inside our ME Essential magazine – Autumn 2009

The Autumn 2009 edition of ME Essential magazine – delivered to all members of the ME Association – has Amazon adventurer Ed Stafford on the front cover. He’s raising money for our Tissue Bank Appeal with a long, hard slog from source of the river to its mouth. Inside, ME Essential comes much closer to […]

ME Association submission to the APPG Inquiry into NHS Services for people with ME

The All Party Parliamentary Group on ME Inquiry into NHS services for people with ME/CFS is now calling witnesses to give evidence before it. Dr Charles Shepherd, our medical adviser, answered questions this afternoon (Thursday July 9). Our written submission appears below. If you would like to download a 5-page pdf file of this document […]

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