Open Medicine Foundation®
Leading research. Delivering hope.
ME/CFS and related chronic complex diseases

Olav Mella talks autoimmunity and metabolism in ME/CFS

OMF-funded research: T cells and molecular immunology

It’s #OMFScienceWednesday! For the next few weeks, we will be describing the research projects that OMF is funding all over the world. The first project is about T cells and molecular immunology of ME/CFS, at the ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center at Stanford under the direction of Dr. Ron Davis. This project is a collaboration with...

Read More

A Day of Unrest In Honor of the Gelpi Family

A special group of friends has banded together to host a fundraiser in honor of the Gelpi family at Grand Junction’s Historic Avalon Theatre for a one-time screening of the Sundance Award-winning documentary, Unrest on Sunday, April 22, 2018.  Linda Tannenbaum, CEO/President of Open Medicine Foundation (“OMF”), is traveling to Grand Junction to attend this...

Read More

ProHealth: There’s an Angel Among Us – Linda Tannenbaum Is Offering Genuine Hope to ME/CFS Patients

Author: Karen Lee Richards ProHealth is proud to name Linda Tannenbaum, founder of the Open Medicine Foundation, as ProHealth’s 2017 ME/CFS Advocate of the Year. “Linda has displayed a constant, magnificent dedication and commitment to patients, and her results have been nothing less than astonishing,” said ProHealth founder, Rich Carson. “In just the last year, she...

Read More

Analyzing Patient Data Study (APS)

We are launching this new research study to perform a retrospective analysis of clinical laboratory data from hundreds of ME/CFS patients. This study will gather and analyze the clinical laboratory tests and results ordered by ME/CFS specialists. We are hopeful that analyzing a large number of clinical records using robust statistical methods may reveal new insights....

Read More

What do T cells and B cells do?

On this #OMFScienceWednesday, we look at two cell types in our immune system that have been particularly interesting for ME/CFS research lately: T cells and B cells. Both of these cell types are important for defending us against infections, but they do so in different ways: B cells produce antibodies to ‘capture’ invading germs. Sometimes...

Read More

Olav Mella talks autoimmunity and metabolism in ME/CFS

It’s #OMFScienceWednesday! Today we share a video lecture by OMF Scientific Advisory Board member Dr. Olav Mella of the University of Bergen, Norway. In this lecture, Dr. Mella talks about the evidence for autoimmunity and metabolic disturbances in ME/CFS, and what such findings may mean for treatments. The lecture is in Norwegian but there are...

Read More