...according to today's announcement about the CMRC's new purpose, objectives and values: https://www.s4me.info/threads/cmrc-...-leave-the-board-of-the-cmrc.2809/#post-50325 Should be interesting. Moderator note: To enable discussion of each of the talks at the Conference, separate threads have been created for each talk. For those who prefer to read about the Conference and all the talks, the 24 page MEA report of the conference is here. Prof Stephen Holgate CMRC Chair. 15 minutes. Prof Alain Moreau 'Identification of post-exertional dysregulated circulating microRNAs in ME/CFS pathogenesis'. 39 minutes. Dr Nina Muirhead 'The views of a Doctor with ME on educating Doctors and medical students about ME'. 21 minutes. Rachel Hunter 'The economic impact of CFS/ME'. 22 minutes. Dr Eliana Lacerda 'European collaboration in ME/CFS: The EUROMENE network'. 21 minutes. Rachel French 'CFS/ME, IBS and Fibromyalgia: Chance association or common pathway'. 15 minutes. Prof Frances Williams 'Twins and the study of chronic pain genetics'. 24 minutes. Dr Luis Nacul 'The UK ME/CFS Biobank: Accelerating global research in ME/CFS'. 35 minutes. David Tuller Q & A Session. 11 minutes. Dr Neil Harrison 'MRC-funded update: Imaging exercise-induced Post-Exertional Malaise in ME/CFS. 26 minutes. Prof Cathie Sudlow, Chief Scientist, UK Biobank. Anne Faulkner Memorial Lecture: 'Big health data and open science: a powerful combination to generate new understanding of disease'. 54 minutes. Dr Elisa Oltra 'Differential microRNA profiles in PBMCs and plasma EVs of severely affected ME/CFS patients'. 33 minutes. Prof Carmine Pariante 'MRC Funded Update: Persistent fatigue induced by interferon-alpha: a novel, inflammation-based, proxy model of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome'. 23 minutes.