Driving research of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME / CFS),
Post Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (PTLDS), Fibromyalgia and Post COVID .

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.


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Symposium Presentations

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Scientists attending the three-day Working Group Meeting

2019 Symposium Presentations

Sponsored by Open Medicine Foundation (OMF)

The Third Annual Community Symposium on the Molecular Basis of ME / CFS, sponsored by OMF, took place on September 7, 2019 at Stanford University. It brought together hundreds of researchers, clinicians, patients, caregivers, families, and advocates, and thousands more by livestream.

Opening Remarks
Ronald W. Davis, PhD

Linda Tannenbaum and Chris Armstrong

Janet Dafoe, PhD, Patient Liaison

Symposium Logistics
Ashley Haugen, Event Organizer

Raeka Aiyar, PhD, Symposium Moderator
Revolutionizing Disease Research with Stem Cells

Robert Harrington, MD
Video from the Stanford Chair of Medicine

Maureen Hanson, PhD | Keynote Address
Thoughts and Data about ME / CFS

Alain Moreau, PhD
Let’s Talk About You and ME

Oystein Fluge, MD, PhD
Lessons from clinical trials in ME / CFS

Q&A Panel Discussion
Morning Speakers

Ron Tompkins, MD, ScD | OMF ME / CFS
Collaboration at the Harvard Affiliated Hospitals

Jonas Bergquist, MD, PhD
A short video update

Juan Santiago, PhD | High-Resolution and High-Throughput Quantification of RBC Deformability

Mike Snyder, PhD
Big Data, Wearables, and Health

Robert Phair, PhD
Metabolic Traps in ME / CFS

Ronald W. Davis, PhD
What’s Next?

Q&A Panel Discussion
Afternoon Speakers

Closing Remarks
Ronald W. Davis

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