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ME/CFS and related chronic complex diseases

NEW GUIDELINES FOR DIAGNOSING AND TREATING ME/CFS

NEW GUIDELINES FOR DIAGNOSING AND TREATING ME/CFS

A resource for clinicians and patients. The U.S. ME/CFS Clinician Coalition, a group of U.S. ME/CFS experts, has authored a handout on the basics of diagnosis and management of ME/CFS. This handout is being made available on our website for the medical community to help them better understand how to recognize ME/CFS and how to…

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A message from Whitney on Severe ME Day

In recognition of #SevereMEDay, we would like to share this touching message of hope from Whitney (Ron Davis and Janet Dafoe’s son), which he conveyed to his mother with great effort. Whitney offers a reminder to each member of the patient community that they are not alone in this fight: “Last night, when Whitney was…

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New Hub of ME/CFS Research Opens at Harvard Plus the “Hidden Gem” and New Insights

New Hub of ME/CFS Research Opens at Harvard Plus the “Hidden Gem” and New Insights The skeptic in me reared its head when I heard the OMF was funding a new ME/CFS center at Harvard. Was this going to be a real “Center” – a real research hub – I asked myself suspiciously – or…

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The IDO Metabolic Trap

By Christopher Armstrong, PhD Dr. Robert Phair has recently published a paper detailing his “metabolic trap” hypothesis underlying ME/CFS, a theory that combines engineering and physiology put together by a man adept in both fields. Dr. Phair is co-founder and Chief Science Officer of Integrative Bioinformatics, Inc, a small company built around a unique software…

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Harvard Collaboration Research Presentations Now Available

Recordings of individual presentations from the OMF-funded Inaugural Harvard ME/CFS Collaboration Symposium “Finding Clarity” Community Day are now available. Please take the time to view the recordings here. Symposium presentations included a clinician panel featuring Dr. Amel Karaa, Dr. Anthony Komaroff, and Dr. Donna Felsenstein and individual presentations by Dr. Michael VanElzakker, Dr. Ron Davis, Dr….

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Celebrate with Ron and Janet

On July 12th, Ron Davis and Janet Dafoe will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary. On July 17th, Dr. Ron Davis will celebrate his birthday. OMF is inviting you to join us in being part of a special card for these milestones. Donate in honor of Ron and Janet for their celebrations and show them how much our community appreciates their tireless work. All donors will be…

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