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ME/CFS and related chronic complex diseases

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Navigating the challenging world of ME/CFS and similar chronic complex diseases can be overwhelming, isolating, and confusing. OMF would like to help you with resources for education, support, and assistance. What IsME/CFS? General ME/CFS Information ME/CFS Clinics & Physicians Patient Support Groups United States Patient Information & Advocacy International Resources to Build Awareness Parent Resources…

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June Newsletter

The ME/CFS Harvard Collaboration Building Momentum By Christopher Armstrong, PhD, OMF Science Liaison When the Harvard ME/CFS Collaborative at Harvard Affiliated Hospitals was initiated last year with funds from Open Medicine Foundation (OMF), it was considered a commitment to co-leaders, Ronald G. Tompkins, MD, ScD, and Wenzhong Xiao, PhD, to begin a research operation in…

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Stanford Genome Technology Center Applies to NIH

The Stanford Genome Technology Center (SGTC), under the direction of Ronald W. Davis, PhD, has submitted several RO1 grant applications to NIH to continue and scale up several projects that OMF is funding. Below are descriptions of the newest proposals. By Ronald W. Davis, PhD We recently submitted two NIH R01 applications, one from Stanford…

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OMF Conversations: Dr Ron Tompkins and Dr Alan Gurwitt

Ronald G. Tompkins, MD, ScD, has a candid conversation with patient and advocate, Dr. Alan Gurwitt. OMF is proud to fund ME/CFS researchers like Dr. Tompkins, who are not only world-class scientists but also take the time to listen to patients and learn from their experiences with this devastating disease. Recently, Dr. Tompkins had the…

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Reflections on the IiME Conference Week 2019

Written by Christopher Armstrong, PhD, OMF Science Liaison This was possibly the largest ME/CFS meeting I had ever been to, which indicates how fast the research field is growing. There were 4 days of talks from before 9am until after 6pm every day and the talks were kept to around 20 minutes each. It began…

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CNN: He pioneered technology that fueled the Human Genome Project. Now his greatest challenge is curing his own son

By Ryan Prior. Photographs by Rachel Bujalski for CNN. (CNN)Multiple times a day, every day, Ron Davis sits with his head bowed, waiting outside his son’s bedroom for a subtle signal that it’s all right to come in. He opens the door to the space where Whitney has spent most of the last decade. Whitney…

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