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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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Christopher Armstrong, PhD, Speaks Out on Uninvisible Podcast

OMF Science Liaison Christopher Armstrong, PhD, is the guest speaker on the latest episode of Uninvisible Podcast with host and chronic disease patient advocate, Lauren Freedman. The Uninvisible Podcast focuses on invisible conditions and invisible chronic illness. In this interview, Chris shared that OMFCA is focused on research to establish the biology of ME/CFS, to…

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Exciting news: Harvard Collaborative Projects Advancing

#TripleTuesdayOMF Spotlight – Harvard Collaboration Every donation today through December 3 will be tripled! The OMF-funded Harvard ME/CFS Collaboration, led by Ronald G. Tompkins, MD, ScD, and Wenzhong Xiao, PhD, is a partnership of leading scientists, doctors, and researchers from Harvard-affiliated hospitals including Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and collaborators from Sweden, the United Kingdom, and…

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TRIPLE GIVING TUESDAY OMF LAUNCHES TODAY

Every donation today through December 3 will be tripled!   Today is the first day of our Triple Giving Tuesday fundraising campaign, and I’m excited to announce that we have secured matching gifts up to $666,666 through the generosity of several supporters. Thanks to these individuals, when you donate to OMF any day of the week…

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Opera Singer Jacqueline Ko Becomes OMF Ambassador

Join us to welcome Jacqueline and help raise awareness. We are excited to welcome Canadian opera singer, producer, and disability advocate Jacqueline Ko as our new OMF & OMF Canada Ambassador! Despite her struggle with ME/CFS, which left her bed-bound for years, Jacqueline has received multiple awards for her singing, and critical acclaim for her…

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Individual Community Symposium Talks Now Available on OMF YouTube Channel

The individual talks from the OMF-sponsored Third Annual Community Symposium on the Molecular Basis of ME/CFS at Stanford University are now available as individual talks in a full playlist on OMF’s YouTube channel. Check out the speakers you are interested in hearing from, the panel discussions where they answer questions from our worldwide audience, or watch the…

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ACBL supports ME/CFS research

by Cindy Siegel Shepler, Knoxville, Tennessee Thank you to the ACBL for your sponsorship of the 3rd Annual Community Symposium! A very special thanks to our Knoxville Bridge Club, who obliged my funding request and held the very first sanctioned ME/CFS charity game over four years ago, in June 2015, raising $134 for Michigan-based Pandora…

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