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RFA Ticker, 2/1/16

Why do I keep updating this RFA (Request for Applications) tracker every Monday? Because an RFA comes with set aside funds to stimulate research in a particular area. The last ME/CFS RFA was issued in 2006. Over the last ten … Continue reading

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NIH: Who Reviewed Grants in 2015

In order to get NIH funding, a researcher has to succeed in several levels of application review. A persistent controversy in the field of ME/CFS is the allegation that grant applications are not reviewed by ME/CFS experts. So let’s take … Continue reading

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RFA Ticker, 1/25/16

Total RFAs Issued by NIH: 117 (October 2015 to date) Total Dollars Committed to RFAs: $1,507,450,000 (October 2015 to date) Total RFAs for ME/CFS: ZERO (October 2015 to date) Week Beginning RFAs Issued Total Commitment RFAs for ME/CFS 1/18/16 2 … Continue reading

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NIH RFA Ticker, 1/18/16

Total RFAs Issued by NIH: 115 (October 2015 to date) Total Dollars Committed to RFAs: $1,502,950,000 (October 2015 to date) Total RFAs for ME/CFS: ZERO (October 2015 to date) Week Beginning RFAs Issued Total Commitment RFAs for ME/CFS 1/11/16 10 … Continue reading

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NIH RFA Ticker, 1/11/16

Total RFAs Issued by NIH: 103 (October 2015 to date) Total Dollars Committed to RFAs: $1,431,750,000 (October 2015 to date) Total RFAs for ME/CFS: ZERO (October 2015 to date) Week Beginning RFAs Issued Total Commitment RFAs for ME/CFS 1/4/16 0 … Continue reading

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NIH RFA Ticker, 1/4/16

Total RFAs Issued by NIH: 103 (October 2015 to date) Total Dollars Committed to RFAs: $1,431,750,000 (October 2015 to date) Total RFAs for ME/CFS: ZERO (October 2015 to date) Week Beginning RFAs Issued Total Commitment RFAs for ME/CFS 12/28/15 0 … Continue reading

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NIH RFA Ticker, 12/28/15

Total RFAs Issued by NIH: 103 (October 2015 to date) Total Dollars Committed to RFAs: $1,431,750,000 (October 2015 to date) Total RFAs for ME/CFS: ZERO (October 2015 to date) Week Ending RFAs Issued Total Commitment RFAs for ME/CFS 12/21/15 3 … Continue reading

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NIH RFA Ticker, 12/21/15

Total RFAs Issued by NIH: 99 (October 2015 to date) Total Dollars Committed to RFAs: $1,421,750,000 (October 2015 to date) Total RFAs for ME/CFS: ZERO (October 2015 to date) Week Ending RFAs Issued Total Commitment RFAs for ME/CFS 12/18/15 5 … Continue reading

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The NIH RFA Ticker

Today, I’m debuting a new weekly feature that I call the NIH RFA Ticker. My goal is to give you the data you need to help assess whether NIH is doing all it can to promote and fund ME/CFS research. … Continue reading

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Someone Had To Say It

A long story about this moment in ME/CFS research and advocacy by journalist Virginia Gewin was published in Mosaic, a publication of the Wellcome Trust today. The article includes a great profile of Dr. Lenny Jason, coverage of the PACE … Continue reading

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