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ME/CFS and related chronic complex diseases

OMF Launches two Education Programs: TEACH M.E. and the Blue Ribbon Fellowship for Medical Students

Huffington Post: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Diagnostic Tests, Treatment And Prevention Urgently Needed

Author Clarissa K. Wittenberg & Society for Women’s Health Research This blog was inspired by the good news that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has doubled its research budget for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). However, it was shocking to see that the increase was from $7.6 million last year to $15 million this…

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I hope for treatment, a cure and proper recognition for this horrible debilitating illness

Hello everyone, I’m DD, it’s nice to meet you. A short snapshot of me prior to ME:  I was a vibrant, energetic, dependable, social, popular and ambitious young woman.  I was a conscientious Staff Nurse in a busy hospital and I aimed high, I had my sights set on working towards becoming a Specialist Nurse,…

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#MEACTION: Stanford team announces update on ME/CFS research

A research team at Stanford announced yesterday that it has made some breakthroughs in understanding the metabolic cycles that are not working properly in people with ME/CFS that might be at the heart of the disease. Ronald W. Davis, PhD, made the announcement via YouTube. Davis directs the CFS Research Center team at the Stanford…

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OMF Scientific Advisory Board Director Ronald W. Davis, PhD: An Update on ME/CFS Research

We are pleased to share a research update by Open Medicine Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board director, Ronald W. Davis, PhD, produced by Ashley (Davis) Haugen at the Stanford Genome Technology Center (SGTC). The Center has made significant breakthroughs towards understanding the molecular mechanisms of the disease and is now in a position to test chemical compounds for treatment. Link to…

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A Sister’s Love Leads to Action

Artist and creative designer Kristine Claghorn shared her passion for OMF with the world this Valentine’s Day. She collaborated with Agapantha Jewelry and created a beautiful desert moon ring, inspired by her paintings, with the proceeds benefiting OMF. Kristine’s brother Matt has been a patient for over ten years. We are grateful to Team OMF…

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OMF Launches two Education Programs: TEACH M.E. and the Blue Ribbon Fellowship for Medical Students

TEACH M.E. With the award of a generous grant from the Variety Children’s Charity of Southern California, OMF is proud to announce the launch of TEACH M.E., an education, outreach and awareness program to benefit children with ME/CFS. OMF received this grant to begin to focus on one of our other top priorities, namely education…

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