Bond Uni in australia studying cfs are now calling themselves PHANU - public health and neuroimmune unit and as has been mentioned in other threads is in collaboration with Q-Health, Stanford University and incline Village medical centre Nevada and have over $800 000 (from the MASON foundation)up their sleeve to help further develop testing and treatments for me/cfs. Sonia Marshall, the head scientist involved in the NK study is applying for a $1.9M Smart State Grant (govt grant similar to the grant recieved that initiated their current study) with their goals to develop a definative diagnostic test for me/cfs and develop a national testing facility at bond university. They have estimated me/cfs affects 250000 australians. COOOOL!!!! GO Sonia and Bond! and thanks for continuing to study this illness. Congrats to Ekua Brenu who submitted her final thesis to achieving her doctorate studying us at Bond. cheers!!!