Journal of IiMER An open letter to Psychological Medicine about “recovery” and the PACE trial A letter, for which Invest in ME Research helped in obtaining signatures from some of the top scientists, was recently published and sent to Psychological Medicine . The letter included signatures from eminent scientists and researchers from institutions including the following - HHV-6 Foundation University of California DePaul University Cornell University National Cancer Institute USA Georgetown University Bateman Horne Center EVMED Research University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey University of Manchester George Mason University University of Sunderland Columbia University University of Utah University of British Columbia Stanford University Tulane University School of Medicine University of East London Harvard Medical School Ithaca College New York Nova Southeastern University Hunter-Hopkins Center University of Kent Stichting Cardiozorg Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law Linköping University University of Oslo University of Minnesota National Centre for Neuroimmunology and Emerging Diseases George Mason University Solve ME/CFS Initiative Tufts University WorkWell Foundation University of Calgary University of Cumbria Catholic University of Valencia School of Medicine Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Soerabaja Research Center London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine University of Birmingham Victoria University of Wellington Also signing were organisations from around the world such as Invest in ME Research and our partners in the European ME Alliance, Open Medicine Institute. Also from UK individuals such as - Simon Duffy (Director Centre for Welfare Reform), Jonathan C.W. Edwards, MD (Emeritus Professor of Medicine University College London) and Ian Gibson, PhD (Former Member of Parliament for Norwich North Former Dean, School of Biological Sciences University of East Anglia). The letter (shown on the following page) demonstrates the gathering weight of scientific opinion exposing the PACE Trial. Stanford University School of Medicine Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Duke University School of Medicine Nevada Center for Biomedical Research from “MEDICINE and ME” http://www.investinme.org/IIME-Cartoons-2013-01.shtml www.investinme.org Page 45 of 82

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