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Linda Tannenbaum helps to educate medical professionals in South Africa

Linda Tannenbaum, OMF CEO/President, joined ME/CFS Foundation South Africa to help educate healthcare professionals in South Africa at a screening of the award-winning documentary, Unrest. On February 28th, the ME/CFS Foundation South Africa welcomed over 160 guests, 60 of them from the healthcare field including medical doctors, psychiatrists, psychologists, physiotherapists, nurses, occupational therapists, and neurologists….

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Ron Davis and Others Answer ME/CFS Questions after ‘Unrest’ Showing (Video)

Recently, the UC Berkley School of Public Health hosted a showing of the well-known documentary about ME/CFS patient Jennifer Brea, “Unrest.” Our own Scientific Advisory Board director, Ron Davis, PhD, is featured in the movie and also participated in a panel discussion after the showing. Also on the panel were David Tuller, DrPh; Dr. Lily…

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ProHealth: There’s an Angel Among Us – Linda Tannenbaum Is Offering Genuine Hope to ME/CFS Patients

Author: Karen Lee Richards ProHealth is proud to name Linda Tannenbaum, founder of the Open Medicine Foundation, as ProHealth’s 2017 ME/CFS Advocate of the Year. “Linda has displayed a constant, magnificent dedication and commitment to patients, and her results have been nothing less than astonishing,” said ProHealth founder, Rich Carson. “In just the last year, she…

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Tweak to assay could bolster disease detection (Stanford Medicine News Center)

Author: Hanae Armitage The technique is based on an existing method called a proximity ligation assay, which converts the biomarker into a DNA sequence. A team of School of Medicine researchers has developed a technique that they hope could more precisely detect diseases or disorders such as cancer or a heart attack. The technique is an improved method to detect some…

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Health Rising: Open Medicine Foundation Receives Monster Donation For ME/CFS

The exciting $1 million Pineapple fund donation to the Open Medicine Foundation was just topped by a $4 million donation. That’s $5 million new dollars going into ME/CFS research and Ron Davis’s hands in just the first 30 days or so of 2018.

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US News and World Report: Anonymous Bitcoin Philanthropist Donates $5 Million to Medicine Foundation

“This significant donation will help OMF accelerate and expand current research into ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis), CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) and other chronic complex diseases and to keep fighting for a better future for patients,” said Linda Tannenbaum, founder and president of OMF.

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Pineapple Fund increases donation to $5 million

Two weeks ago, on January 14, 2018, OMF received a $1 million donation from the Pineapple Fund to “accelerate much-needed research for ME/CFS and related chronic complex diseases.” The Pineapple Fund was so moved by the outpouring of appreciation from our US and international OMF family, that today they have increased their commitment with an…

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Ron Davis Talks on ME/CFS…and Texas Listens (HealthRising by Cort Johnson)

Ron Davis was invited to the University of Texas to talk to the biological and bioengineering departments over two days. His long talk was putatively on developing affordable technologies that can be used by doctors, but it ended up being more than that. On the technology side, though, Davis has always been focused on making…

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OMF Receives $1 Million Donation

2018 is starting off to be a fantastic year. Today, OMF has received a $1 million donation! The Pineapple Fund has generously donated $1 million to OMF through Bitcoin, stating, “We chose the Open Medicine Foundation because ME/CFS is a serious and complicated condition that torments the life of its sufferers. We hope that these funds can accelerate…

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Linda Tannenbaum Worldwide Tour Talk

As a part of the 2017 End ME/CFS Worldwide Tour, Linda Tannenbaum, CEO/President, spoke in six European countries and seven U.S. cities. Each visit included a presentation, Q & A session, and personal meet and greet. On the tour, Linda had the honor of meeting hundreds of patients, parents and caregivers. Each has a unique story…

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