Please Note: No research studies are recruiting at this time (Sept. 2018)
Most of the research studies and clinical trials that we fund through the Ramsay Research Fund, or are being funded by other research funding organisations such as the Medical Research Council, make use of people with ME/CFS who are already attending clinics within the hospital they belong to, or a hospital that they have links with.
There are, however, occasions where the ME Association is asked to help find research volunteers. When this occurs we make an announcement on our website and in ME Essential – our members magazine. The request is then added to the regularly updated list below.
Please note that inclusion of a study on this list does not necessarily mean ME Association endorsement or funding support.
Please Support M.E. Research
How you can help
Please help us to build on our success and continue to expand our vital work. One day we will find the cause of ME/CFS and have an effective form of treatment. And with your help, that day could come much sooner.
If you would like to help the Ramsay Research Fund invest in even more biomedical research, please donate now:
- with either a single online donation, or click the button opposite
- by cheque (made payable to: The ME Association Ramsay Research Fund) to: The ME Association, 7 Apollo Office Court, Radclive Road, Gawcott, Bucks MK18 4DF.
- by card donation over the phone to our head office (01280 818964)
Or, if you would like to fundraise for the Ramsay Research Fund, please start your online giving page, here.
Other pages in this section:
- Research Projects:
RRF investment in infrastructure and laboratory research. Also, position statements on long-term initiatives like Rituximab, and the Post-Mortem Tissue Bank and how you can donate tissue after death.
- Published Research:
RRF studies from 2000 to present; PACE Trial reanalysis and critical commentary, and MEA illness management reports and critical trial reviews; MEA research summaries and research updates.
- Volunteering for Research:
ME/CFS research requiring volunteers.
- CFS/ME Research Collaborative:
The ME Association is an active member of the Executive Board of the CMRC.
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