European Early Career Investigators for ME Network

The European ME Research Group (EMERG) is a network of European ME researchers who formed to collaborate and share knowledge in research into myalgic encephalomyeltis (ME) and establish high quality, coordinated and sustained biomedical research into the disease.

In order to build capacity and encourage early career researchers to consider making a career of research into ME the group has created EMERGecr - European ME Research Group Early Career Researchers, or Young EMERG for short.
The ECR group brings together the new wave of researchers to form a European support base which can facilitate collaboration with early career investigators in other continents.

EMERGecr / Young EMERG

An Early Career Researcher is defined an individual who is within a few years of the award of their PhD or equivalent professional training, or their first academic appointment.

EMERGecr is the Young or Early Career ME Researcher network formed with the European ME Research Group (EMERG) and is set up to support and encourage early career researchers in Europe to enter or pursue a career in research into myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME).

The network provides a single European early career researcher forum for those involved in, or interested in, developing a career in research into ME. A network where members can come together to discuss life as an early career researcher, where ideas can be generated and shared, and where collaboration can be developed to allow opportunities for those young or early career researchers who are already involved in biomedical research into ME, or involved in another research area which may be of relevance to understanding ME.

By collaborating across Europe we can harness the best talents from the best institutions who are intent on working together.
This will assist in building the capacity of research resources within Europe that is necessary for major discovery about this disease to take place. Importantly, it allows the continuation of research and creates foundations for making progress in the building of a base of European fundamental research into ME.


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Keynote Speaker Announced for EMERGecr Workshop at Wellcome Genome Campus in June.
The EMERGecr team has invited Dr Daniel Peterson of Simmaron Research to speak at the workshop.
Dr Peterson brings enormous expertise to the workshop and allows early career researchers to be aware of research and clinical experiences with ME - based on over thirty years of pioneering experience in this field.

We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker for the EMERGecr workshop on 2 June
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European Research Council Will Participate in the EMERGecr Workshop at Wellcome Genome Campus
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EMERGecr/Young EMERG Announces ECR Workshop During International ME Conference Week 2023
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STEM for BRITAIN awards are being held in UK parliament
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UCV student publishes the progress of her research on fibromyalgia in a prestigious North American manual of epigenetics.
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Investigating Immune Reactivity to the Intestinal Microbiome in ME
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Pre-pandemic young/early career conference in London
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EMERGecr Meetings and Conferences

A summary of planned events in which EMERGecr will participate.
These include workshops and conferences.

Contact EMERGECR / Young EMERG

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