CMRC conference 2016

Posted on 28 Sep 2016

Today marks the start of the third UK ME/CFS Research Collaborative (CMRC) Annual Science Conference in Newcastle. To facilitate travel for speakers and visitors, the venue is the 3-star Novotel at Newcastle Airport, the same venue as 2015. The first day of the conference is open to researchers and all CMRC members, while tomorrow is open to researchers only. Download the latest 2016 CMRC conference programme (pdf). The plan is to livestream as...

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Breakthrough Autumn 2016

Posted on 21 Sep 2016

The electronic version of our Autumn 2016 Breakthrough magazine is now online. Download a pdf or read it online. The contents include ME Research UK-funded research on the role of microRNAs as biomarkers in ME/CFS, and and other cutting-edge genetic research; short essays on changes in brain white matter, and walking and coordination problems; and many shorter ‘research bites’. The magazine is free to patients and their families,...

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Metabolic abnormalities

Posted on 9 Sep 2016

Intense media coverage has followed the publication of a study (read full text) from the University of California, San Diego reporting that ME/CFS has a distinct ‘metabolic signature’ that can accurately distinguish patients from healthy individuals. Metabolomics is the study of the unique chemical fingerprints that cell processes leave behind, and the team headed by Prof Robert Naviaux (read more) found abnormalities in 20 metabolic pathways...

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CMRC conference 2016

Posted on 1 Sep 2016

The third UK ME/CFS Research Collaborative (CMRC) Annual Science Conference is taking place on Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 September 2016. To facilitate travel for speakers and visitors, the venue is the 3-star Novotel at Newcastle Airport, the same venue as 2015. Download the latest 2016 CMRC conference programme (pdf). While the full conference is primarily for researchers, other people – ME patients, their families, or members of the...

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Virgin Money London Marathon 2017

Posted on 29 Aug 2016

Edit: The application deadline has now passed and our runner has been chosen. Virgin Money London Marathon is the largest annual fundraising event on the planet, and ME Research UK is offering one lucky supporter the opportunity to take part. We’ve been allocated a guaranteed place for the race on 23rd April 2017 but need to ensure that it will go to the person best placed to raise both awareness and funds. If you wish to take part, you will...

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Christmas Cards 2016

Posted on 25 Aug 2016

Our selection Christmas card selection for 2016 is now available. There’s 8 designs and two notecards to choose from, and each card not only helps raise funds but spreads awareness too. We have tried to choose a variety of high-quality cards to suit everyone’s tastes again this year. The wording inside each Christmas card reads “With Best Wishes for Christmas and the New Year”. You can view the cards at our dedicated Christmas card 2016 page,...

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