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Post Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (PTLDS), and Fibromyalgia.

Bike for ME/CFS: A Sister Rides to Raise Awareness

Bike for ME/CFS: A Sister Rides to Raise Awareness

Today we are spotlighting a wonderful fundraising effort from OMF-supporter Olivia, in Sweden. Olivia has launched “Bike for ME/CFS,” a virtual campaign in honor of her sister Clara, who suffers from ME/CFS. Olivia has already raised over $1,300 in support of research! She explains more about the idea and motivation behind Bike for ME/CFS: “I…

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OMF Honors Juneteenth

Today, OMF honors Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, the oldest known commemoration of the eradication of slavery in the United States. OMF stands in solidarity with the continuing fight for justice and freedom, 155 years later, and recognizes without equivocation, that Black Lives Matter. We also recognize that people of color…

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COVID-19 and ME News Flash from Uppsala

Jonas Bergquist, Professor of Neurochemistry at the Department of Chemistry (BMC) has started a collaboration with the neurointensive care unit at Uppsala University Hospital in order to study samples taken from COVID-19 patients. Why have you started this collaboration? “My research group has long had a particular interest in studying patients with potential neuroinflammatory diseases,…

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In the News: OMF Funded Study on COVID-19

In case you missed it, OMF & the OMF-funded study on COVID-19 and ME/CFS have recently been featured in Vox and The Washington Post. Other news sources, such as The Atlantic & Health Affairs, have also highlighted the risk of COVID-19 causing debilitating long-term fatigue after patients recover from the acute phase of their disease, identifying…

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Raising Millions for ME/CFS Research

From the desk of Ronald G. Tompkins, MD, ScD OMF Chief Medical Officer When it comes to finding a treatment and curing Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME / CFS), OMF does whatever it takes. We work every day to uncover more funding to speed up the research and get results. Whether the funds come directly from our deeply…

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OMF Celebrity Update

OMF’s 2020 #MayMomentum campaign ends tomorrow. We are humbled by the sheer number of international community members who have come together to support OMF, united by a shared commitment to find answers and end Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME / CFS). It’s not too late to join them! Please consider donating today. We are so grateful for…

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