ME Research UK

ME Research UK

Charity information

ME Research UK

ME Research UK’s principal aim is to commission and fund scientific (biomedical) investigation into the causes, consequences and treatment of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (also known as ME/CFS). Since 2000, we‘ve invested over £1. 5m in biomedical research and, in terms of scientific papers published, ME Research UK has funded more projects (45 to date) on ME/CFS than any other single organisation in the world outside North America.

Founded 2000

  • Mission statement

    We are committed to establishing ME Research UK as a major force for change that will make a real, long-term difference to the lives and prospects of people with the disease.

  • Aims

    ME Research UK aims to:

    • To advance scientific knowledge by commissioning or funding research into the causes, consequences and treatment of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS).
    • To advance public education and awareness of the causes, consequences and treatment of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) or any other related illnesses.
  • Overview

    Established: May 2000

    Board members: 5

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 2

    Volunteers: 7

    Phone number: 01738 451234

    Address: The Gateway, North Methven Street, Perth, PH1 5PP

    View charity accounts on the Scottish Charity Commission website