“This organization has been working in the trenches of ME, and it has been a notable and significant contribution to the field. Invest in ME has been able to increase awareness and disseminate knowledge to scientists, clinicians, and patients within the ME community. With limited resources, but unlimited creativity and imagination, these patients and their supporters have showed the world what can be done.” - Dr. Leonard A. Jason Invest in ME Research o an independent UK charity finding, funding and facilitating a strategy of high quality biomedical research into Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, as defined by WHO-ICD-10-G93.3 o focuses on biomedical research into ME and the education of healthcare staff, the media, government departments, patient groups and patients o run by volunteers with no paid staff - no funding from government or government organisations o overheads are kept to a minimum to enable all funds raised to go to promoting education of, and funding for biomedical research into, ME o a small charity but we do far more than most with growing number of supporters with big hearts and determination to find the cause of myalgic encephalomyelitis and develop treatments o funding more biomedical research than many other organisations o we have links nationwide and also internationally and facilitate international collaboration o founder member of the European ME Alliance (EMEA) o organises annual research Colloquium and public Conference attracting delegates from 20 countries o to bring best education and research to bear on ME and find/facilitate the best strategy of research o focused on setting up UK/European Centre of Excellence for ME to provide proper examinations and diagnosis for ME patients and coordinated strategy of biomedical research in order to find treatment(s) and cure(s) - http://www.cofeforme.eu o the charity welcomes support for our work – www.investinme.org/donate www.investinme.org Page 2 of 56 Invest in ME Research (Charity Nr. 1153730) www.investinme.org Page 2 of 56 Invest in ME research (Charity Nr. 1153730)

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