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Dr. Ron Davis Hosts a Bedside Chat with OMF Correspondent Ben H.

OMF Correspondent Ben H sits down, bedside, with Dr. Ron Davis over Skype to talk about the latest in research at the OMF-funded ME/CFS Stanford Collaborative Research Center and the collaboration between all three OMF-funded Collaborative Research Centers. During their conversation Ron and Ben also talked about Triple Giving Tuesday OMFCA. Even though Triple Giving Tuesday…

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“The Tompkins Effect” at Harvard University: More Than Just An ME/CFS Research Center

By Cort Johnson The Ron Tompkins Effect Ron Tompkins had recently come back from a meeting with over a dozen MD’s and specialists from Mass General Hospital who’d evinced a strong interest in ME/CFS. Dr. Bateman has said it’s easy to get researchers, at least, interested in this disease but doctors – they tend to…

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#TripleTuesdayOMF Spotlight — Thank you to our donors

Through the generosity of our supporters worldwide, we have raised over $2 million for OMF-funded research. Donations received during Triple Giving Tuesday OMF and OMF Canada surpassed our goal, raising more than $1.7 million USD, and more than $350,000 CAD.   We are honored by the support and trust of our community. Linda Tannenbaum, OMF…

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#TripleTuesdayOMF Spotlight – iCPET Study

Proteomic and Metabolic Plasma iCPET Studies By Ronald G.Tompkins, MD, ScD We have received an anonymous grant of $350,000 designated for the “Proteomic and Metabolomic Plasma iCPET Studies” within the OMF-funded Harvard ME/CFS Collaboration at the Harvard-Affiliated Hospitals. Dr. David Systrom and his colleagues at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital have developed a valuable biorepository…

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#TripleTuesdayOMF Spotlight – Uppsala ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center

The newest OMF-funded ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center is at Uppsala University in Sweden. Led by Jonas Bergquist, MD, PhD, the Center is working in collaboration with the OMF-funded Collaborative Centers at Stanford University and Harvard-Affiliated Hospitals and is actively bringing in new European collaborators. The ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center at Uppsala University is focused on…

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Ron Davis talks ME/CFS at Columbia and Princeton

Written by Janet Dafoe, PhD Ron Davis spent the last week on the East Coast giving talks and talking individually to scientists and doctors about ME/CFS. First, he spent two days at Princeton University. He talked to individuals, groups of graduate students, and groups at lunches and dinners. He gave a talk in the huge…

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#TripleTuesdayOMF – Our fundraising target has increased!

Thanks to your support and the generosity of our matching donors, we are now able to increase our Triple Giving Tuesday OMF goal to $1.5 million. As of today, donors from around the world have helped us raise $912,887 USD. OMF will continue to triple donations through December 3 as we reach for our new goal of…

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How Patients Are Accelerating Research

I’m very grateful for the outpouring of support we’ve received from OMF community members, people just like you, during our Triple Giving Tuesday campaign. I’m especially inspired by the ME/CFS patients who dedicate their limited energy to fundraising for our work. I am honored to highlight a few of their stories today. First though, I’d…

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Experts advance ME/CFS research: Chris Armstrong interviewed on ME/CFS Alert

Dr. Christopher Armstrong Talks with Llewellyn King Llewellyn King, host of ME/CFS Alert, has just released his newest episode interviewing OMF Science Liaison Christopher Armstrong, PhD. This edition covers Dr. Armstrong’s pathway into ME/CFS research, his areas of expertise, and his role to help advance OMF’s ME/CFS research. This is the third in a series…

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ME/CFS Research is soaring!

#TripleTuesdayOMFCA Spotlight – Chris Armstrong, PhD Every donation today through December 3 will be tripled!   I’m getting in touch with you today to share my personal perspective on why your support is so vital to OMF’s work. Donations from community members like you allow OMF to fund critical research around the globe to identify…

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