Association News & Events
- Last Updated: 15 October 2017 15 October 2017
The Massachusetts CFIDS/ME & FM Association is pleased to welcome Linda Tannenbaum, President/CEO of Open Medicine Foundation, as the keynote speaker at our Fall 2017 Meeting & Lecture. The lecture is open to the public and will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Newton-Wellesley Hospital, in the Shipley Auditorium of the Bowles Conference Center, 2014 Washington St., Newton, MA 02462. The lecture title is: "ME/CFS: Research Update."
Linda will present an update on Open Medicine Foundation’s revolutionary research and what OMF and others are doing to increase awareness, education and support. There will be time for questions after her presentation. Read more about the event below.
This is an End ME/CFS Worldwide Tour event.
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- Last Updated: 05 November 2017 05 November 2017
The Massachusetts CFIDS/ME & FM Association is pleased to host a special showing of the Sundance award-winning documentary, UNREST, by Jennifer Brea on Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 2 to 4:30 pm at the Regent Theatre, 7 Medford St., Arlington, MA 02474. The film will be followed by a panel discussion. Doors open at 1:15. The theater is wheelchair accessible. Parking is free and available on street or in the neighboring city lot.
Synopsis: When Harvard Ph.D. student Jennifer Brea is struck down by a fever that leaves her bedridden, she sets out on a virtual journey to document her story as she fights a disease that medicine forgot (1 hour and 37 minutes). Watch the film trailer. Limited free tickets for health care professionals and our co-sponsors. Read more below for tickets and other information.