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I Want To Believe Dr. Collins, But I Don’t

Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, spoke to the ME community earlier this month at the meeting on Accelerating Research on ME/CFS. For the ten minutes he was present, Dr. Collins said a lot of nice … Continue reading

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Dr. Collins: Transcript of Remarks on April 5, 2019

Dr. Francis Collins addressed the Accelerating Research in ME/CFS meeting for ten minutes this morning. This is my best effort at a transcript of those comments. Thank you, Walter. I’m really glad to be able to be here for at … Continue reading

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Collins Responds to Congress

In September, fifty-five members of the House of Representatives sent NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins a letter in support of more ME/CFS research. Dr. Collins has now responded, but it is hardly satisfactory. You may recall that Representatives Lofgren and … Continue reading

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The NIH Plan

(updated November 9, 2015) Unless you have been avoiding the internet for the last week, you already know that NIH has made a big announcement regarding its plans for ME/CFS research. Dr. Francis Collins has made some remarkable and welcome … Continue reading

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