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Spotlight on CFS
pleased to announce the launch of a new feature forCFIDSLink subscribers
Spotlight on CFS. Each month, Spotlight on CFS will feature a prominent scientist,
CFIDS advocate, Association board member or supporter.
This month we shine the spotlight on
respected CFS researcher Dr. Dimitris Papanicolaou of Emory University.
Dr. Papanicolaou’s interest in CFS stems
from his study of illnesses in which cortisol, a stress hormone, is either
higher or lower than normal. Visit
http://www.cfids.org/about/dimitris.asp to read
about Dr. Papanicolaou and his CFS research.
Fund to Launch in March
Annual Fund is a yearly effort designed to preserve and amplify vital efforts in
CFIDS education, public policy and research. Generous support of the Annual Fund
helps the Association speed progress toward our mission – conquering CFIDS.
The campaign is scheduled to mail
Please make your tax-deductible donation
online today. Not only will your gift be put to immediate use in the fight to
end CFIDS, but you will help us save on printing and postage costs associated
with a mailing.
To make your contribution, visit our
secure server at https://www.cfids.org/ecommerce/donations.asp.
envelopes now available!
A friend’s birthday,
your anniversary or a wedding is a wonderful opportunity to assist in the fight
CFIDS . In lieu of
gifts, ask your family and friends to remember special occasions (or pay tribute
to someone’s memory) by making a donation to The
CFIDS Association of
To make giving easy and convenient, the
Association can now provide you with contribution envelopes you can share with
family and friends or include in your holiday cards.
Each self-mailing envelope contains
information about CFIDS so you can help educate others as you assist in the
fight against the illness.
To request contribution envelopes, simply
send an e-mail to mailto:
firstname.lastname@example.org with your full
name, mailing address and the quantity of envelopes needed.
CFIDS experts from around the world met
earlier this month
, for the sixth International
Conference on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and Related Illnesses. The
conference was sponsored by the American Association for Chronic Fatigue
Syndrome and the Foundation for Care Management.
The three-day conference featured talks by
dozens of CFIDS experts, plus reports on nearly 30 new, unpublished research
studies. For a full report of the proceedings, look for the spring issue of The
CFS Research Review.