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It’s time to inform the world about ME/CFS!

This Giving Tuesday is the perfect time to join with the Whittemore Peterson Institute, WPI, in support of our life changing work.  We need your help to create and disseminate informative educational materials, for doctors and their patients, on behalf of those with ME/CFS and other post infectious diseases. The lack of helpful information leaves [...]

By | November 13th, 2020|NewsAndEvents|0 Comments

WPI Hosts Energy Management in Chronic Illness: Part 2

We want to thank all of you who joined WPI and Workwell Foundation for our most recent webinar on Energy Management in Chronic Illness. Your responses, while encouraging, also expressed a need for more information. Therefore, we will be hosting a second webinar on energy management on October 5, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. using patient’s [...]

By | September 24th, 2020|NewsAndEvents|0 Comments

WPI Hosts Energy Management in Chronic Illness Webinar

WPI is excited to host Staci Stevens, MA Physiology, Founder and Director of the Workwell Foundation.  Staci is an expert in managing post exertional malaise or PEM, a hallmark symptom of ME/CFS.  Staci knows from her own personal journey that a key to managing life with ME/CFS includes learning how to conserve the limited energy [...]

By | September 10th, 2020|NewsAndEvents|0 Comments

Your Well Being

Dear Friends, During this time of worldwide crisis, it is important that you know the WPI remains steadfast in our mission to find answers, provide support to those who are ill, and to educate the world about the devastating impact of neuro-immune diseases. As responsible and concerned citizens, we must also protect one another from [...]

By | May 11th, 2020|NewsAndEvents|0 Comments

2019 – A Year in Review

Happy New Year, Thank you for your support of the institute and its mission to conquer neuroimmune disease. While we continue our search for cures, we remain dedicated to caring for the neuroimmune community, through medical care, education, advocacy and outreach. Because of your generosity, WPI continued to support a medical clinic for neuroimmune diseases in [...]

By | January 3rd, 2020|NewsAndEvents|0 Comments

The Gift of Health for ME

The Gift of Health is a patient centered grant created to help offset the cost of the initial visit with Dr. Kenny De Meirleir in his medical practice at the WPI Clinic. This medical grant will support patient access to expert medical care in addition to aiding the search for more effective treatments. The Gift of [...]

By | November 6th, 2019|NewsAndEvents|0 Comments

Whittemore Peterson Open House 2019

The Whittemore Peterson Institute held an open house on March 6th for approximately 45 invited guests. In addition to allowing the Institute to thank its generous donors in person, the occasion served as a unique educational opportunity to highlight its medical research efforts. During the educational portion of the evening, President and CEO Annette Whittemore [...]

By | May 20th, 2019|NewsAndEvents|0 Comments

Lobby Days

Whittemore Peterson Institute (WPI) representatives joined with hundreds of ME/CFS community members including patients, many of whom risked their health to raise awareness of the critical need for greater levels of research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Currently, ME/CFS funding amounts to only $6.50 per person per year, despite the fact that [...]

By | May 15th, 2019|NewsAndEvents|0 Comments

Latest News From WPI

We are pleased to share a copy of Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak’s proclamation declaring May as ME/CFS Awareness Month. We are deeply grateful to our state leaders and our Governor for their outstanding commitment to those who are impacted by complex neuroimmune diseases. WPI has continued to invest its resources into two key areas of [...]

By | May 15th, 2019|NewsAndEvents, Uncategorized|0 Comments

WPI Supports Biomarker Findings

I’m excited to share with you some of the Institute’s latest news! With the support of our donors and the State of Nevada, we continue to make critical progress in the diagnosis and treatment of ME/CFS, a complex and disabling disease process. The Institute participated in a recently published retrospective study identifying specific biomarkers from [...]

By | December 5th, 2018|NewsAndEvents|0 Comments