Richard Simpson

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Richard Simpson and his wife Pia Simpson are parents of two daughters living with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Together they work at the UK charity, Invest in ME.[1] The organization concentrates on three key areas in order to raise funding for biomedical research - education, publicizing and lobbying. Every year since 2006, the Simpsons' have arranged the Invest in ME International ME Conference which attracts world renowned presenters.

Awards[edit | edit source]

In 2013 Norwegian ME Association presented awards to Richard and Pia Simpson, and to Professor Malcolm Hooper for “untiring and exceptional contribution to the ME cause”.[2]

ME/CFS Common Data Element (CDE) Project[edit | edit source]

Simpson, representing European ME Alliance, serves on the Baseline/Covariate Working Group, the Post-Exertional Malaise Working Group, and the Neurologic/Cognitive/CNS Imaging Working Group of the Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Common Data Element (CDE) Project sponsored by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.[3]

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References[edit | edit source]

Myalgic encephalomyelitis or M.E. has different diagnostic criteria to chronic fatigue syndrome; neurological symptoms are required but fatigue is an optional symptom.<ref name="ICP2011primer">{{Citation

Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome

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