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ME/CFS and related chronic complex diseases

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HealthRising: Dynamic Duo: Lucinda Bateman and Ron Davis Rock the Brain Science Conference

For this #OMFScienceWednesday we share Cort Johnson’s article in HealthRising highlighting Dr. Davis and Dr. Bateman’s presentation at the 2018 Brain Science Conference. By Cort Johnson Dynamic Duo It seemed like a dicey thing – a talk on chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) that seemingly had little to do with the conference. The Brain Science Conference is a…

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Up Close with Robert Phair, PhD

On this #OMFScienceWednesday we introduce you to researcher Robert Phair, PhD, running the OMF-funded metabolic trap project. Today, Dr. Phair shares his personal connections and how he became a part of OMF’s End ME/CFS research project. “I was a professor of physiology and biomedical engineering at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine for 16 years…

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OMF Scientific Advisory Board member Mark M. Davis, PhD, Presents An Update on ME/CFS Research (video)

We are pleased to share a new research update by OMF’s Scientific Advisory Board member, Mark M. Davis, PhD, produced by Ashley Haugen for this #OMFScienceWednesday. Dr. Mark Davis, Director of the Stanford Institute for Immunity, Transplantation, and Infection, talks about his work with T-cells to understand their role in ME/CFS and to determine if…

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OMF-funded: Magnetic Levitation Device

This #OMFScienceWednesday we introduce the magnetic levitation device research by Gozde Durmus, PhD, in collaboration with Ronald W. Davis, PhD.  This project is a part of the ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center at Stanford University funded by OMF. This device uses a ferrofluid in a glass capillary surrounded by permanent magnets. This generates a density gradient…

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OMF creates new Harvard ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center and expands Stanford Data Center

BIG NEWS on this #OMFScienceWednesday: OMF creates new Harvard ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center and expands Stanford Data Center ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center at the Harvard: We are proud to announce that OMF has funded $1.8 million for the establishment of a new ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center at the Harvard Medical School affiliated hospitals, which includes Massachusetts…

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OMF Funded Diagnostic Technology Development

On this #OMFScienceWednesday we highlight Dr. Ron Davis’s team at Stanford University’s work to develop two technologies that can be used to distinguish ME/CFS patient blood samples from healthy blood samples. Nanoneedle: 10 patients and 10 controls were tested on the nanoneedle biosensor platform. This is a nanofabricated device that measures electrical impedance from a…

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