Friday, September 17, 2010
CFSAC -- October 12-14, 2010
The next CFSAC meeting will take place on October 13-14, 2010. A "Science Day" on October 12 will precede the meeting. More information is located at the CFSAC website located at http://www.hhs.gov/advcomcfs.
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With everything else going on with the WPI Grand Opening, I spaced alerting my readers that written testimony is due 30 minutes from now.
But you can start working on your written testimony for the next meeting. They say you have a five-page limit.
And those of you who live nearby can attend meetings in person. You can ask for a time slot to offer a few minutes of live testimony about how CFS affects you, what the Advisory Committee should recommend, etc.
I wrote on behalf of the members of the CFS Facts support group and the CFS Facts Facebook page
Facebook | CFS Facts so you needn't feel guilty if you didn't get your testimony in this time.
I started with a reminder that it's almost exactly a year since the XMRV article in Science magazine, but absolutely nothing has changed for patients -- we're still being verbally abused/dismissed/untreated because the research findings don't get down to the front lines.