National CFIDS Foundation
National CFIDS Foundation (NCF) is an American non-profit founded in 1997 that funds research and provides information, education, and support to patients of CFIDS (also known as ME/CFS), Gulf War Illness (GWI) and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS). The Foundation is funded solely by individual contributions and has no paid employees. Membership includes a quarterly newsletter. The current president is Gail Kansky.
Aims[edit | edit source]
- help fund medical research to find a cause
- expedite treatments
- find cure for this devastating disease
Newsletter[edit | edit source]
The full newsletter is available to members only, but four articles per quarter are archived for general readership.
Resources Online[edit | edit source]
- Article library on topics of interest persons with ME, CFS, GWI or MCS
- The NCF Research Grant Program Application
- Memorial List
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Website Links
Contact Information[edit | edit source]
The National CFIDS Foundation 103 Aletha Road Needham, MA 02492
Phone: (781) 449-3535
Fax: (781) 449-8606
E-mail us: firstname.lastname@example.org
References[edit | edit source]
Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS) - Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome is another term for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, but one which emphasizes the immunological aspects of the disease. Popular in the 1990s, this term has apparently fallen into disuse.