People with Chronic Complex Diseases deserve the right to live full, productive lives.
18 World-renowned scientists
2 Nobel Laureates
6 National Academy of Sciences Members
6 OMF established ME / CFS Collaborative Research Centers
at Bateman Horne Center
An initiative to increase access to knowledgeable healthcare providers and improve patient care for those with multi-system Chronic Complex Diseases (msCCD).
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OMF’s score of 100 serves as an indicator of trust, demonstrating our longstanding commitment to ensuring accountability, transparency, and measures of financial health, including stability, efficiency and sustainability.
Since our inception in 2012, Open Medicine Foundation (OMF) has raised over $40 million to fund open, collaborative research and improve health care for millions suffering with multi-system chronic, complex diseases (msCCD). Our disease focus includes Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), Long COVID, Post-Treatment Lyme Disease, and Fibromyalgia.
We have facilitated and funded the establishment of 7 collaborative centers across the globe. These centers are dedicated to diagnosing, treating, and ultimately curing these related chronic, complex diseases.
Open Medicine Foundation is a US based global nonprofit, with an affiliate organization in Canada (OMF Canada) and a foreign branch in Australia (OMF Australia). Our 18 member Scientific Advisory Board is world renowned and includes a Nobel Laureate and 5 National Academy of Sciences members.
OMF Supported Collaborative Centers
Ronald W. Davis, PhD
Innovative, collaborative, multi-disciplinary research
Wenzhong Xiao, PhD
David Systrom, MD
Clinical and scientific mechanistic studies towards discovering new treatments
at Uppsala, Sweden
Jonas Bergquist, MD, PhD
Research for biomarkers in body and brain
at Bateman Horne Center
Lucinda Bateman, MD
Medical Education Director
A global initiative to increase access to knowledgeable healthcare providers and improve patient care.
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OMF earns 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator, reflecting our commitment to best practices & financial efficiency in serving ME/CFS & Long COVID communities
Dr. Robert Naviaux, an OMF Scientific Advisory Board member, has been awarded the highly prestigious Vanguard Award by the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF).
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