IAfME expands & relaunches as World ME Alliance

As a founding member of the International Alliance for ME, WAMES is excited to be part of the development and launch of the World ME Alliance. The Alliance is the only organisation in the world to bring together national ME/CFS organisations to advocate for better recognition and treatments for Myalgic…

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Our new name and brand: World ME Alliance

Today we complete our major name change and rebrand, launching this new website. Formerly known as the International Alliance for ME, we are now the World ME Alliance. In order to modernise and promote our unique role, the World ME Alliance is launching this new website, with new logo, branding…

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Will the 21st Century Cures Act Deliver Innovation and Health Breakthroughs for Post-Infection Diseases?

By Emily Taylor, Director of Advocacy and Community Relations Five years ago, the 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act) was signed into law making national headlines, launching new health initiatives, and spearheading a new chapter in government scientific investment. With robust funding, multiple government agencies rolled out programs designed to…

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You + ME Anniversary: 2021 Ramsay Researchers!

It’s our one-year anniversary and we’re celebrating all month! Today, we announce our 2021 Ramsay Researchers! The Solve M.E. Ramsay Grant Program is designed to build a workforce, with a special focus on early-career investigators, and to allow researchers to generate data to support larger grant applications. The Ramsay network now includes…

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Solve M.E./UCLA Announce Pilot Funding for ME/CFS Research

Second year of Solve/UCLA partnership September 2021–Solve M.E. is again partnering with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Iris Cantor Women’s Health Center to fund ME/CFS research through their Annual Health Pilot Program. This round of funding follows last year’s, which supported a clinical study assessing the effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic…

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NICE delays Roundtable – no invite for WAMES!

NICE ME/CFS guideline publication delay drags on… Another delay in the revision process to the ME/CFS guideline was announced on 10th September: Updated: 10th September, to change the month of the meeting from September to October. A NICE spokesperson said: “In order for the meeting to be as effective as possible it…

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