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Ron Davis Gets Standing Ovation

Nederlands italiano norsk français español Deutsch   Very rare for a scientific presentation! August 12 was an amazing day at OMF’s Community Symposium on the Molecular Basis of ME/CFS at Stanford University. The room was buzzing with positive energy. The researchers’ presentations were incredible and showed great insights into this disease. There were renowned scientists…

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Community Symposium: Available on LiveStream, YouTube and DVD

Deutsch English Español Français Nederlands Norsk We are pleased to share that the Community Symposium on the Molecular Basis of ME/CFS at Stanford University on Saturday, August 12th will be recorded and made available in two formats. The Symposium will be made available on OMF’s YouTube Channel for free or you can order a DVD for $15…

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Carte Blanche: Millions Missing News Report

Carte Blanche presented an excellent report on ME/CFS that reached a very large international audience. We are honored the OMF Scientific Advisory Board Director Dr. Ronald W. Davis and OMF CEO/President Linda Tannenbaum are interviewed and featured in the report. We send our sincere thank you to The ME CFS Foundation South Africa (www.mecfssa.org) for your steadfast work on…

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Norwegian Prime Minister Uses Political Power To Improve The Situation For ME/CFS Patients

Written by Astrid Meyer-Knutsen In a recent podcast about politics –  The Parliament Restaurant (Stortingsrestauranten) – the Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg was interviewed. Erna Solberg reflected on being in a position of power, and chose ME/CFS as an example of how she can use that power to be of influence. On the same…

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Give Dr. Ron Davis The Greatest Birthday Present

On July 17th, Dr. Ron Davis will be celebrating his birthday. OMF is inviting you to join us in being part of a special birthday surprise for him. Please make a donation in honor of Dr. Davis and show him how much our community appreciates his tireless work. Last year, Dr Davis was sincerely moved by the outpouring of support shown for his birthday and he truly cherishes the…

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University of Bergen: Finding the cause of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME

The research group around Karl Johan Tronstad at the Department of Biomedicine has been granted 9.5 million to investigate the causes of chronic fatigue syndrome, or myalgic encephalopathy CFS/ME. Published: 22.06.2017 The project “Defective Energy Metabolism in ME/CFS” is one of four projects towards user-identified research on CFS/ME, that have been granted funding from the…

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Forskningsradet: The Norwegian Research Council allocates 30 million kroner to four projects

Written by Geir Aas The Research Council allocates 30 million to four projects after more than 700 input from patients, relatives and therapists. University of Bergen will study disturbances in energy metabolism as a possible factor in the disease mechanism in hopes of better understanding the causes of CFS / ME. University of Oslo will…

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Dr. Ronald W. Davis is optimistic at the 2017 Invest in ME Research Conference

Dr. Ron Davis, Director of the OMF Scientific Advisory Board and Director of the Stanford Genome Technology Center, conveys his excitement about the latest progress being made in ME/CFS research, especially towards discovering treatments. Speaking from the recent Invest in ME (IiME) conference in London, UK, Dr. Davis discusses how ME/CFS research is growing, enthusiastic, and…

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Mendelspod.com: The Last Major Disease Ignored by Research? Ron Davis of Stanford Thinks So

(Podcast Interview with Ronald W. Davis, PhD, Director OMF Scientific Advisory Board; Director Stanford Genome Technology Center) Let’s say you’re a biomedical researcher looking for a place to make your mark. You find out that there is still a major disease that affects more than 2 million people in the US, and we still know…

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Conference Report: 12th Invest in ME Research International ME/CFS Conference

Dr. Rosamund Vallings attended the 12th Invest in ME Research International ME Conference 2017 on June 2nd. IIMEC12 was held in Westminster, London with attendees from 20 different countries. Please review a full account of conference proceedings as reported by Dr. Vallings in her IIMEC12 Conference Report. Be sure to click the link entitled “Click Here and…

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