Latest Articles, Events and Links
There is so much important information to share!
Here are our highlights for this month.
Solve M.E. will host a virtual booth February 9-11, 2022 during a landmark leadership conference sponsored by Georgetown University and The Foundation for Total Recovery.
The conference will feature distinguished specialists from around the world, and will offer a rethink of how to approach, examine, and treat ME/CFS, neuropsychiatric disorders, PANS/PANDAS, chronic Lyme, fibromyalgia, and Long Covid.
The Long Covid Research Boom
Cort Johnson's latest blog has an excellent summary of current Long Covid research efforts and how that may help ME/CFS and FM research. He surveys research studies worldwide that will track hundreds to thousands of COVID-19 patients each in order to understand the development of Long Covid, including ones by well known ME/CFS researchers like Nancy Klimas (Nova Southeastern University) and Lenny Jason (DePaul University). He also gives an overview of some of the large studies funded by the congressionally mandated $1.15 billion Recover Act that NIH is charged with disbursing.
Monthly ECHO (Extended Care Health Options) webinar on Long Covid and ME/CFS
Treatment approaches for ME/CFS are being featured in a new monthly ECHO Program, sponsored by the CDC, Family Health Centers of San Diego, University of Colorado Anshultz Medical Campus, University of Washington School of Medicine, and the University of New Mexico Health Sciences. The series, entitled “Long COVID & Fatiguing Illness Recovery Program” will run for a year and is presented monthly. Learn more about the innovative and highly regarded Project ECHO.
Cayman Currents features ME/CFS
Cayman Chemicals, a premier provider of chemical reagents used by medical researchers worldwide, featured ME/CFS and POTS in their widely read periodical, Cayman Currents. According to Hayla Sluss, board member and Assistant Professor at the UMass Chan Medical School, Worcester, MA: "this is a real milestone...they are treating ME/CFS like any other disease." Thank you, Cayman Chemical!
For our New York Subscribers
Our friends at ME/CFS Advocates of Rochester are looking to expand their referral database of "ME/CFS Friendly" providers in Upstate New York. If you have seen a provider in the Rochester area that you would recommend to other patients or caregivers, please fill out this form.