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ME/CFS and related chronic complex diseases

Annual Community Symposium on the Molecular Basis of ME/CFS at Stanford 2019

Annual Community Symposium on the Molecular Basis of ME/CFS at Stanford 2019

3rd Annual Community Symposium on the Molecular Basis of ME/CFS at Stanford University sponsored by Open Medicine Foundation (OMF) Saturday, September 7th, 2019 at Paul Brest Hall, Stanford University   A unique and up-close opportunity to learn from and interact with world-class scientists. Speakers Learn more about our speakers CLICK HERE Symposium Presentations View the…

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Diagnosis of ME/CFS

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is diagnosed after ruling out all other diseases that may explain the symptoms presented. The diagnosis relies upon a set of symptoms presented according to the type of criteria used. There are many different criteria and we have tried to simplify the most commonly used in Table 1. Table 1…

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OMF – Funded Research Publications

Here are the latest OMF funded research publications on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) The IDO Metabolic Trap 26 Jul 2019 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…

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Harvard ME/CFS Symposium 2019

Harvard ME/CFS Symposium 2019 Finding Clarity: The Inaugural Harvard ME/CFS Collaboration Symposium Open Medicine Foundation (OMF) is pleased to sponsor the inaugural Harvard ME/CFS Collaboration 2019 Scientific and Public Symposium: Finding Clarity. The Harvard ME/CFS Collaboration 2019 Public Symposium will follow a one-day scientific meeting with more than 30 researchers. Ronald G. Tompkins, MD, ScD,…

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History of ME/CFS

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is a complex illness with a complex history. The best way to understand ME/CFS as we know it today is to understand the history of how it was first defined and how the diagnostic criteria has evolved over the past few decades.   Summary of the 5 major…

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What is ME/CFS?

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is a life-altering and complex multi-system disease that can present as an array of different symptoms that may change over time and differ from patient to patient. The most common symptoms of ME/CFS are post-exertional malaise, unrefreshing sleep, profound fatigue, cognitive impairment, orthostatic intolerance, and pain. The cause…

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