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Health Rising: The Scientist, the Seahorse and the Nanoneedle – Catching Up with Ron Davis on ME/CFS

by Cort Johnson The “Most Famous Scientist in the World” Visits Stanford – Lauds Davis’ End ME/CFS Project The “most famous scientist in the world” visited Ron Davis and his End ME/CFS group a couple of weeks ago and gave the project a thumbs up. James Watson and Francis Crick produced arguably the single most…

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#MillionsMissing Sacramento Rally

Below are the greetings read at the #MillionsMissing Rally on June 2nd behalf of Janet Dafoe. I send my greetings to everyone!I wish I could be there with you. My husband, Ron Davis, and daughter, Ashley Haugen, are in London at the Invest in ME International Research Conference, so I must stay home with our…

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UC San Diego Health: Researchers Studying Century-Old Drug in Potential New Approach to Autism

Authors Scott LaFee and Heather Buschman, PhD Small, randomized clinical trial reported measurable, but transient, benefits after single dose of suramin, highlighting novel causative theory and need for more, larger and longer trials. In a small, randomized Phase I/II clinical trial (SAT1), researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine say a 100-year-old…

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Announcing 3 Noted ME/CFS Scientists Join our Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Maureen Hanson has conducted groundbreaking molecular analysis of many facets of ME/CFS. She analyzes her data with sophistication and insight. It’s exciting to have such an accomplished top-notch scientist working on this disease. Dr. Maureen Hanson is the Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor in the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics at Cornell University. She…

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Dr. Naviaux’s CDC Call Presentation (with slides)

Robert K. Naviaux, MD, PhD, Scientific Advisory Board member, is the keynote speaker for the CDC Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Stakeholder Engagement and Communications (SEC) Conference Call on Thursday, May 25 at 12 Noon Pacific / 3:00 PM Eastern. Call number: 1-800-988-9482 Participant Code: 3242630 Click here to view Dr. Naviaux’s power point presentation: “Metabolic…

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The Conway Daily Sun: Letter to the Editor: Support finding a cure for chronic fatigue (Betsy Gemmecke raises awareness)

To the editor: Today is the 25th anniversary of the International Awareness Day for Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases, which includes myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatique syndrome, fibromyalgia and chronic Lyme disease. I wanted people to be aware of the debilitating nature of this disease which has no known onset or cure. As many people know, my…

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END ME/CFS WORLDWIDE TOUR: Europe Schedule Update

Dr. Ronald W. Davis will be speaking at the upcoming Invest in ME Research – IiME Patient Day on June 2nd. He will be providing a research update on OMF’s Severely ill Big Data Study. In addition, Linda Tannenbaum, OMF CEO/President, Raeka Aiyar, PhD, Director of Communications for the Stanford Genome Technology Center, and Ashley…

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Meet OMF in Europe

Join OMF’s End ME/CFS Worldwide Tour Help spread OMF’s message of hope and learn what we are doing to unravel ME/CFS. Linda Tannenbaum, CEO/President, is preparing for OMF’s End ME/CFS Worldwide Tour European visit. Linda will be presenting an OMF research update, encouraging our global community to take action and to be a part of…

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NC State University Philanthropy News: US Nonprofit News

Author: Jack Ahern OMF Receives $1 M The Open Medicine Foundation received over $1 million in donations in April from their donors to scale up the development of new diagnostic and treatment technologies, help fast-track the screening of candidate FDA pre-approved drugs on ME/CFS cells in the lab and other exciting projects. Read More.

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Ms. Magazine: This Mother’s Day, We’re Fighting For Women’s Health Equality

By Rivka Solomon For decades, my mom and I have been a dynamic duo using the arts to creatively fight for women’s rights. And now we are using the arts to fight for my life. In the 60’s and 70’s, during the burgeoning Women’s Liberation Movement, my mother, Bobbi Ausubel, co-wrote America’s first feminist play,…

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