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Who Reviews ME/CFS Applications for NIH?

Note: After publishing this post, I discovered that I had inadvertently missed one meeting in 2017. This post was updated on February 12, 2019 to reflect all new calculations. The changes are not significant enough to alter any conclusions. There … Continue reading

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NIH Obstacles Thwart ME Research

After I published my post on the NIH Obstacle Course (November 2018), readers’ reactions made clear that a shorter version of the article could be useful. Today, STAT published that shorter article in the First Opinion section. You can read … Continue reading

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NIH’s Obstacle Course to Success for ME/CFS Researchers

A shorter version of this article was published on STATNews on January 10, 2019. One message dominates NIH’s talk about ME/CFS research: submit more high quality grant applications. Funding would increase if there were more high quality grant applications. Give … Continue reading

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Exit Stage Right

Another CFS Advisory Committee member has resigned. After the March 11, 2014 CFSAC meeting, I emailed the Office of Women’s Health and asked for a list of who had attended the meeting. I tried to keep track of the roll … Continue reading

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IOM Panel Announced

The Institute of Medicine has posted the provisional panel for public review and comment. I am working with a group of advocates to research all the members, seek out bias or conflicts of interest, and bring that information to you … Continue reading

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