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ME/CFS and related chronic complex diseases

Four Years of Accomplishments & Growing!

A Special Holiday Message of Hope from Dr. Ron Davis

OMF’s End ME/CFS Project is the most comprehensive, revolutionary research to find a biomarker, treatment and cure for ME/CFS and related chronic, complex diseases. “I think we can cure this disease,” Ronald W. Davis, PhD, Director of OMF’s ME/CFS Scientific Advisory Board says. “I think we’re getting close enough to understanding the mechanism and I think it’s a matter…

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Severe ME left me in a world of pain and darkness. 26 years on, why is it still so poorly understood?

Author and patient Naomi Whittingham shares her story on openDemocracy to raise awareness of ME/CFS: I live in a world largely hidden from view. Most of my neighbours do not even know that I exist. I was last seen as a child walking home from school 26 years ago. In the decades since, I have rarely…

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New Webpage Lists Many Accomplishments

It’s been a busy year. We said at the beginning of 2016 that we wanted to quicken the momentum of research as we strive to End ME/CFS. To do that, we had to be busy doing the science, attending meetings, making connections, advocating, and fund raising. Linda’s been a whirlwind; Dr. Ron Davis has been…

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HealthRising: Recovery Potentially Possible: Naviaux Talks on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)

The day after my brother’s wedding I shot down to San Diego to meet Rachel Riggs and a doctor with ME/CFS. Rachel, who has turned into a volunteer patient coordinator had enrolled me in Naviaux’s next metabolomics study. (Resistance, I quickly surmised, was futile – not that I was putting up any.) Rachel chatted away…

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Update to NIH’s ME/CFS Website

Vicky Whittemore, NIH, is the Director of the Trans ME/CFS Working Group and our champion in NIH. Slides from her presentation at the IACFSME meeting in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida have been added to the NIH ME/CFS website. https://www.nih.gov/sites/default/files/research-training/initiatives/mecfs/whittemore-presentation.pdf  

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Four Years of Accomplishments & Growing!

With your unwavering support, OMF has become the leader in ME/CFS research. OMF is excited to announce some of our accomplishments since our founding in 2012. Your generous support helps us continue… OMF has raised over $5.3 million to-date to invest in our collaborative research projects. We can’t thank the patient community enough for their…

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