The ME/FM Society of BC has a Research and Special Projects Committee. The Committee works to engage in research projects in various capacities. We have partnered with other research entities to co-lead our own projects and we are patient partners on externally led projects.
The Convene Project is a preliminary project examining the unmet needs of British Columbians living with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, sponsored by the following groups.
Neuroimaging projects: EEG and MRI
ICanCME research network
In August 2019, a $1.4M catalyst grant from the Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR) funding the development of the ICanCME Research Network. ICanCME brings together researchers and patients within its governance and working group activities. ME/FM Society of BC remains closely connected to the activities of ICanCME.