OMFScienceWednesday

Science Wednesday

Introducing #OMFScienceWednesday! Every Wednesday, our Research Liaison Raeka Aiyar from Stanford University will post on Facebook about the science that OMF is supporting: background on key areas, updates on the latest research, explanations of topics relevant to ME/CFS… be sure to like our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter so you don’t miss out!

SGTC Research Conference Includes Focus On ME/CFS

 #OMFScienceWednesday share the highlights from this week’s Stanford Genome Technology Center (SGTC) research conference, an annual event where Dr. Ron Davis’ team assembles to share their results and discuss the future of their research. An entire session was dedicated to ME/CFS research, with additional sessions on SGTC’s core work in synthetic biology, genomics approaches to disease, and…

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OMF welcomes Jonas Bergquist, MD, PhD, to our Scientific Advisory Board

Today #OMFScienceWednesday post is about why we are so happy to welcome Dr. Jonas Bergquist to our Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Bergquist is an expert in chemistry, neurochemistry, pathology, and precision medicine, with faculty appointments at Uppsala University, Sweden, the University of Utah School of Medicine, and Binzhou Medical University in Yantai, China. Dr. Bergquist is…

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Personalized Medicine

In honor of this week’s conference at Stanford University, on this #OMFScienceWednesday we ask the question: what is personalized health? Whether you call it personalized medicine, precision health, or P4 medicine, we are talking about a current revolution in the way health and disease are being studied, and the way healthcare is being practiced. This means we…

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Introducing #OMFScienceWednesday

To start with, what do we mean when we say ME/CFS is a molecular disease, and why is that helpful for research? Molecular biology involves DNA, RNA, metabolites, proteins, cytokines – and there is evidence that so many of these are involved in ME/CFS. Molecular biology presents new opportunities to study ME/CFS: this is the…

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