The Way Forward for ME - A Case for Clinical Trials
Invest in ME:
This will be the sixth annual Invest in ME international biomedical conference on ME/CFS.
The conference will be held on 20th May 2011 in Westminster, London and builds on the successful biomedical research conferences organised by Invest in ME in previous years.
As in previous years Invest in ME aim to raise awareness of the neurological illness myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS). This conference will highlight the need for a national strategy for biomedical research which will lead to treatment and a cure for this devastating illness - an illness which is 5 times more common in the UK than HIV/AIDS - yet which has had comparatively little funding spent on biomedical research
Therefore our 2011 conference slogan is -
The Way Forward - A Case for Clinical Trials
and the theme is
The Need for Guidelines, Treatments and Clinical Trials for ME/CFS
The education of healthcare staff about ME/CFS now needs to break with the past and reflect the new found knowledge about the pathogenesis of ME/CFS which high quality biomedical research is providing ... Read more>>