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ME/CFS and related chronic complex diseases

OMF Research Update from Ronald W. Davis, PhD

OMF Conversations: Increasing Understanding of ME/CFS

Ronald G. Tompkins, MD, ScD, has a candid conversation with patient and advocate, Rivka Solomon OMF is proud to fund ME/CFS researchers like Dr. Tompkins, who are not only world-class scientists, but also take the time to listen to patients and learn from their experiences with this devastating disease. Recently Dr. Tompkins had the opportunity...

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San Francisco Chronicle: Stanford discovery validates chronic fatigue syndrome, could improve diagnosis

By Erin Allday A Stanford scientist has developed what could be the first simple blood test for chronic fatigue syndrome, a puzzling and often disabling illness that can take years to diagnose and is still largely misunderstood by mainstream medicine. The diagnostic test is built on Stanford biochemist Ron Davis’ discovery of a biological marker...

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Medscape: Biomarker May Be a Diagnostic Test for ME/CFS

By Miriam Tucker An investigational blood test appears to reliably distinguish individuals with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) from healthy persons and may serve as a low-cost diagnostic for the illness, new data suggest. Rahim Esfandyarpour, PhD, from the University of California, Irvine (who was formerly at Stanford University) and colleagues reported their findings on...

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New OMF-funded Research Publication: A Nanoelectronics-blood-based diagnostic biomarker for ME/CFS

Dr. Ron Davis, OMF Scientific Advisory Board Director, explains the PNAS publication on the nanoneedle (April 29, 2019) A paper describing the nanoneedle was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Ronald W. Davis, Ph.D. is the senior author. Rahim Esfandyarpour, Ph.D. is the lead author. The nanoneedle is a test that measures...

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Medscape: ‘Milestone’ Meeting Highlights NIH Efforts to Combat ME/CFS

By Miriam Tucker Bethesda, Maryland — The National Institutes of Health (NIH) held a 2-day conference on high-level science that is beginning to yield clues to understanding and ultimately treating the complex, multisystem illness now known as myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). The Accelerating Research on ME/CFS Meeting, held on the NIH’s main campus on...

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OMF Research Update from Ronald W. Davis, PhD

OMF Phoenix Rising Correspondent, Ben Howell, interviewed Dr. Ron Davis with inquiring questions from a patient’s perspective. Watch their in-depth conversation on OMF’s Youtube channel here.

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