Symposium for Promoting the Advancement of Research Knowledge in ME/CFS (SPARK ME)

Meeting Date

Monday, December 11th 2023


Clinical Center FAES classrooms 6 & 7 and the FAES Terrace, NIH Campus or ZoomGov virtual meeting. Please register to receive your custom meeting link.

Event Description

This investigator meeting, hosted by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), on December 11, 2023, will provide a forum for early career researchers to come together to network, learn about ongoing research on ME/CFS, and funding opportunities at NIH and the patient advocacy organizations. The meeting is being held in-person at the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland and there will also be a virtual option for those who are unable to attend in-person. However, the poster presentations will not be viewable online.

Individuals will be selected to give presentations at the SPARK-ME workshop from submitted abstracts. In addition, the event will feature selected poster presentations from in-person attendees that will be presented at the NIH Conference Advancing ME/CFS Research: Identifying Targets for Intervention and Learning from Long Covid on December 12-13, 2023. Information regarding the conference is coming soon!