Driving research of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME / CFS),
Post Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (PTLDS), Fibromyalgia and Long Covid

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 Chu; Allison Ramiller, from Solve ME / CFS Initiative; and Dr. Jose Montoya.

The questions asked are fascinating, and the answers given were encouraging and enlightening. Some of the questions asked:

  • What is hindering an “ACT UP” advocacy effort, as was seen in the early days of AIDS?
  • Is EMFs (electronic and magnetic fields) somehow contributing to the disease?
  • Is ME / CFS more prevalent among relatives?
  • Would homeopathic-type treatments be better for ME / CFS?
  • Is there an animal model that could be used in ME / CFS research?

We want to express our appreciation to the panelists, attendees, UC Berkley and Dr. Lily Chu, all of whom contributed to this successful event.

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME / CFS) Post Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (PTLDS), Fibromyalgia Leading Research. Delivering Hope.Open Medicine Foundation®

What are the advantages of giving from your Donor Advised Fund (DAF)?

  • Your gifts to your donor advised fund entitle you to an immediate income tax deduction at the time of contribution.
  • You avoid capital gains tax on appreciated assets you place in your donor advised fund.
  • Your fund’s investment gains accumulate tax free.
  • Funds are distributed to Open Medicine Foundation in your name and immediately put to use to support our worldwide research efforts.

How do I make a donation through my DAF?

Just click on the DAF widget below. It is simple and convenient to find your fund among the over 900 funds in our system.

Still can’t find your fund? 

  • Request a grant distribution through your Donor Advised Fund sponsor
  • Be sure to use OMF’s EIN #26-4712664
  • You can also designate OMF as a beneficiary for your Donor Advised Fund
  • Questions? Give us a call at 650-242-8669