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The following resources are for caregivers, and people living with ME/CFS and other chronic complex diseases. Please see the menu item “Disease Focus,” listed above, to learn more about specific diseases. We will continue to share reliable, verified information, as it is made available. OMF’s goal is to empower caregivers and people living with ME/CFS…

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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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Sharing “Even Though” in Poetry Slam

Hope & Heart Unite for ME / CFS presents the 2019 selected poem, “Even Though” by Laurie Glass, and selections of the beautiful artwork that was submitted, in a video. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i58fLgbQIlM[/embedyt] The OMF community’s response to OMF and Lev Leytzan’s Hope and Heart Unite for ME / CFS Poetry and Art Slam was incredible! People in 17 countries submitted more than 130…

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Health Rising: Threading the Needle: Nanoneedle Scores Big in First ME / CFS Test

By Cort Johnson It’s not pretty! The print is abysmally small, the margins are tiny, long stretches of text are common (it abhors paragraphs), the images are jammed together, and the formatting is designed to make you work and is decades out of date, but the fact is that when you’re one of the top…

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