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ME/CFS and related chronic complex diseases

MarieClaire: The Important Reason Why People are Leaving Shoes Around Cities

New $1 million donation for ME/CFS research!

OMF received a $1 million anonymous pledge to escalate Dr. Ron Davis’s systems biology approach with Robert Phair, PhD, at the ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center at Stanford University. This will expand the search for and testing of their “metabolic trap” hypothesis, and will enable Dr. Davis to hire an additional scientist with experience in complex…

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OMF Scientific Advisory Board Director Ronald W. Davis, PhD, Presents An Update on ME/CFS Research (video)

We are pleased to share another research update by OMF’s Scientific Advisory Board director, Ronald W. Davis, PhD, produced by Ashley Haugen at the Stanford Genome Technology Center. Dr. Davis reviews recent progress made at the SGTC and the plans to ramp up research. Watch the video here. Transcript available here. (Thank you to the…

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HealthRising: Montreal ME/CFS I: Metabolism the Main Matter? Exercise Issues Expand & A Bad Brain Motor?

By Cort Johnson I thought I was in Paris, so much French was being spoken. The conversations in the cafes, on the streets, in the subways – everywhere – were in French. It turns out that with its 4,000,000 plus residents, Montreal is the second largest French speaking city in the world. I couldn’t understand…

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2018 #MillionsMissing Demonstration in Los Angeles (video)

In this video, we have clips from the first Los Angeles, California #MillionsMissing visibility action. The video includes Omar Wasow, PhD, and our own CEO/President Linda Tannenbaum. Omar speaks about the motives behind the documentary Unrest, produced by his wife, Jen Brea, about her journey as an ME/CFS patient. Linda speaks about the growth of…

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2018 #MillionsMissing Demonstration in San Francisco (video)

Ashley Haugen, Events & Marketing Director for the CFS Research Center at Stanford University and Whitney Dafoe’s sister, served as emcee at the #MillionsMissing 2018 demonstration in San Francisco. In this video, we have a clip of Dr. Janet Dafoe, Whitney’s mother. She gives a visual demonstration that shows the lack of parity in research…

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MarieClaire: The Important Reason Why People are Leaving Shoes Around Cities

Author: Je Banach If on May 12th, you find yourself out and about in Amsterdam, Boston, London, Chicago, Edinburgh, or one of approximately 95 other cities around the world, it is likely that you will encounter a plaza or other outdoor area populated with pairs of shoes.  At first glance you may assume that you…

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