Invest in ME Research

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Invest in ME Research (Invest in ME or IIMER) is an independent UK charity founded by parents of patients, that campaigns for biomedical research into myalgic encephalomyelitis.[1] It is a supporter of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis but declined to join the UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative.[2]

Aims[edit | edit source]

Invest in ME Research provides funding, education and awareness of the disease.

International conferences[edit | edit source]

IiMER organizes and hosts hosts international colloquiums and conferences, see Invest in ME Conference.

Funding[edit | edit source]

Invest in ME Research do not receive any government funding. Let's do it for ME, a patient-run group, fundraises solely for Invest in ME Research.

Centre of Excellence for ME[edit | edit source]

Invest in ME Research is currently fundraising to establish an UK and Europe Centre of Excellence for ME.[3] The Let's C Research appeal supported by Let's Do It for ME is fundraising for centre of excellence.[4]

Notable people[edit | edit source]

Invest in ME Research Scientific Advisory Board[edit | edit source]

Studies funded[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Online presence[edit | edit source]

Contact details[edit | edit source]

  • Address: PO Box 561, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 0GQ
  • Phone: 02380 643736 / 07759 349743

Learn more[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Invest in ME - About us
  2. "Invest in ME Research - Redirect". www.investinme.org. Retrieved Aug 2, 2019. 
  3. Invest in ME Research. "Invest in ME Research - UK Charity for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Centre of Excellence for ME". investinme.org. Retrieved Jan 28, 2019. 
  4. Let's Do It for ME. "Let's C Research | Read Fundraising's story". www.justgiving.com. Retrieved Jan 28, 2019. 
  5. Invest in ME Research. "Scientific Advisory Board". investinme.org. Retrieved Feb 15, 2019. 
  6. Mensah, Fane; Bansal, Amolak; Berkovitz, Saul; Sharma, Arti; Reddy, Venkat; Leandro, Maria; Cambridge, Geraldine (2016), "Extended B cell phenotype in patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A cross-sectional study", Clinical and Experimental Immunology, 184 (2): 237-247, doi:10.1111/cei.12749 
  7. Invest in ME Research. "Invest in ME Research - History". www.investinme.org. Retrieved Jan 28, 2019. 

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