Tag Archives: Francis Collins

The #CoyneEffect: Is the ME Community Stepping Up or Backing Down?

I have received a number of messages from members of the community inquiring about my absence from ME advocacy and about my health. I deeply appreciate the concerns and thoughtfulness. James David Chapman recently tweeted: I posted a series of … Continue reading

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Has the “Coyne of the Realm” been devalued?

[Please also see the follow-up post by my husband, Ed Burmeister, “Standing Up to Coyne and Against Unfair Treatment of ME Advocates.”] A recent addition to the ME advocacy community, Dr. James Coyne, has been celebrated as a savior of ME … Continue reading

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P2P FOIA Documents, Part 7—Collins, Murray and Maier: Trouble in NIH Paradise

David Murray’s (Director of NIH’s Office of Disease Prevention) noticing of a ProHealth blog entry started an avalanche of bizarre email exchanges within NIH that included, among others, Francis Collins, James Anderson and Larry Tabak. I received these emails after winning my … Continue reading

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P2P FOIA Documents, Part 6—”File all these responses. No need to answer them directly.”

Here are more P2P emails that were produced to me after I won my IOM FOIA lawsuit. Today’s documents are NIH and AHRQ emails relating to inquiries from the public regarding the ME/CFS P2P program and the “TPs,” the talking points NIH developed … Continue reading

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