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Governor Christie Declares May 2016 ME/CFS Awareness Month

High School Scholarship Application

2016 HS Scholarship Application

Medical Scholarship – See Scholarships tab at top of this page

Letter to Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Here is the second letter sent to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) AHRQ Request Announcement Feb 3 2016 Letter to AHRQ

Advocates Group

We are part of this coalition that is actively working to bring about good changes at the NIH and other HHS departments for the benefit of those with ME/CFS. Click here to read Announcement Dec 22 2015    

A Gift of Love and Support

Memberships can be purchased online at this site or Membership form for mailing

Research Published

NJME/CFSA Trustee Emeritus and independent researcher, Rosemary Underhill, has a new paper published online, December 2105 at this link. doi.org/10.1016/j.mehy.2015.10.011 There is an abstract as well as the full article, “Myalgic encephalomyelitis, chronic fatigue syndrome: An infectious disease” Congratualtions to Dr. Rosemary Underhill!

Giving Tuesday December 1, 2015

GIVING TUESDAY The New Jersey ME/CFS Association has been working on behalf of those with this disease since 1995. Recent accomplishments include: •Offering HS and Medical Student/Resident Scholarships •Communicating through NJME/CFSA Website & Facebook page. •Help Desk – dedicated volunteers use precious energy to respond to requests. •Information for families experiencing school issues •Educating healthcare […]

ME/CFS Genes Study

Dr. Nancy Klimas is embarking on a Gene Study of ME/CFS. Please see the following link for information about the study. http://www.nova.edu/nim/research/mecfs-genes.html

Bergen County Support Group – change of meeting site

NOTE:  Beginning with the October 18th Meeting, the Bergen ME/CFS/FM Support group will take place at Hackensack University Medical Center North (formerly Pascack Valley Hospital) on Old Hook Road, Westwood.  Some of you may recall that our Support Group used to meet at Pascack Valley Hospital many years ago. Parking close to the front door – […]