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Research Update from The Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research Center (CFSRC) at Stanford University

The CFSRC, directed by Dr. Ronald W. Davis, PhD (Professor of Biochemistry and Genetics) operates within the Stanford Genome Technology Center (SGTC). The goal of the CFSRC is to discover causes, […]

Griffith University NCNED Makes Breakthrough in ME/CFS Research

As recently reported in the news by SBS and the Huffington Post researchers Professor Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik and Professor Donald Staines and co-workers at the National Centre for Neuroimmunology and Emerging Diseases (NCNED) […]

Bio 21 Institute research – Inside Story report

Chris Armstrong is a researcher at the University of Melbourne’s Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute and the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He is the lead author on […]

Q&A with Dr Lucinda Bateman

Attached is a webinar of Dr. Lucinda Bateman of Salt Lake City, in which she discusses questions which are frequently asked to her in her clinical practice. Examples of questions […]

Australian Government asked: What are you doing for people with ME?

Author: Sasha Nimmo. This article first appeared on, West Australian Senator and deputy leader of the Greens party, Scott Ludlam, asked the Australian Government what they are doing for people […]

Cubing for CFS seeks crowdfunding support

Melissa Gijsbers is a published author, blogger and mother of two young boys. She writes a variety of different things, from picture books to chapter books for children, fiction and […]

New Documentary Launched: Forgotten Plague

Ryan Prior, director, co-writer and producer of the documentary Forgotten Plague explores the enduring fight with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). ME/CFS affected Ryan’s life so dramatically it inspired him […]

Victoria’s Next 10 Year Mental Health Strategy: An opportunity to have your say

Good mental health and social and emotional well being is fundamental for any community to thrive. Mental health problems and mental illness can affect anyone, at any age. One in […]

Humans of ME/CFS

If you’re active on Facebook or other social media, you’ve probably heard of the ‘Humans of New York’ photoblog and Facebook page. It publishes photos of the inhabitants of New […]

ME/CFS and the Immune System and Cell Functioning

The previous instalment of Wetenschap voor Patiënten’s webinar series with Professor Alan Light of the University of Utah looked at ME/CFS and the Brain. The final episode of the series […]