NIH Symposium For Promoting The Advancement Of Research Knowledge In ME/CFS

Update 20 October 2023:

For students, postdocs, fellows and junior faculty -
to submit an abstract and request travel funds to support attending the SPARK ME workshop on December 11, 2023 and the NIH ME/CFS Conference on December 12-12, 2023
The deadline for submission of abstracts is October 23, 2023

Registration is open for the upcoming Symposium For Promoting The Advancement Of Research Knowledge In ME/CFS (SPARK ME) on December 11, 2023 on the campus of the National Institutes of Health.
This symposium is open for investigators doing research on ME/CFS who are currently undergraduates, graduate students, postdoctoral and clinical fellows, and early career investigators (individuals who are in the first years of a faculty position).

More details at - for more information about the symposium.

Travel support will be available for individuals whose submitted abstracts are selected for presentation at the symposium and/or either as oral or poster presentations at the NIH ME/CFS Research Conference on December 12-13, 2023. Travel support will provide funding for hotel (Hyatt Bethesda Hotel), travel (airfare, train, etc.) and per diem.

Please distribute this announcement to individuals who may be interested in attending.
Questions should be directed to

The NIH ME/CFS Research Conference on December 12-13 will be open to the public.
Meeting and registration information about the conference coming soon!

Since the Young EMERG workshop in UK in June the Young EMERG team have been in discussions with their USA colleagues and NIH and it is hoped this teamwork will continue in the future.
The Spark ME logo also has an affinity to the Young EMERG logo that was created prior to the UK Workshop.