The European ME Alliance (www.europeanmealliance.org) is a group of European organizations formed less than a year ago to encourage more ME/CFS biomedical research funding – Belgium, Denmark, Ireland, Germany, Norway, Sweden & UK.
ME Alliance Press Release Oct 16:
The European ME Alliance (EMEA) wish to congratulate the Whittemore- Peterson Institute for the painstaking, professional and groundbreaking work which its staff have performed, along with the National Cancer Institute and the Cleveland Clinic, which has resulted in the publication of the findings of a novel virus XMRV in causing or influencing ME.
The members of EMEA recognize that the staff at WPI are performing research of the highest quality.
The publication of this research in Science magazine is itself an amazing achievement.
This work has been achieved in an amazingly short period of time and the tenacity, dedication and sheer excellence of the WPI has brought hope to millions of people, patients, carers and friends, in Europe and further afield.
EMEA announces its continued full support for WPI and hopes to be able to become a stronger partner in the future.
Signed by all members of the European ME Alliance:
Belgium - ME/CFS Association (Nieuwrode, Belgium)
Denmark - ME-NetDK
Ireland - Irish ME Trust
Germany - Fatigatio e.V.
Norway - Norges ME-forening
Spain - Liga SFC
Sweden - Riksföreningen för ME-patienter
UK - Invest in ME
The European ME Alliance