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ME/CFS and related chronic complex diseases

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Harvard ME/CFS Symposium 2019

Harvard ME/CFS Symposium 2019 Finding Clarity: The Inaugural Harvard ME/CFS Collaboration Symposium Open Medicine Foundation (OMF) is pleased to sponsor the inaugural Harvard ME/CFS Collaboration 2019 Scientific and Public Symposium: Finding Clarity. The Harvard ME/CFS Collaboration 2019 Public Symposium will follow a one-day scientific meeting with more than 30 researchers. Ronald G. Tompkins, MD, ScD,...

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Medscape: ‘Milestone’ Meeting Highlights NIH Efforts to Combat ME/CFS

By Miriam Tucker Bethesda, Maryland — The National Institutes of Health (NIH) held a 2-day conference on high-level science that is beginning to yield clues to understanding and ultimately treating the complex, multisystem illness now known as myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). The Accelerating Research on ME/CFS Meeting, held on the NIH’s main campus on...

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Medscape: New Findings Elucidate Potentially Treatable aspects of ME/CFS

By Miriam Tucker Bethesda, Maryland – New evidence of cardiopulmonary and nervous system abnormalities in people with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) yields clues to the etiology of their exercise intolerance and points to potential treatments. The findings were presented during the 2-day Accelerating Research on ME/CFS Meeting sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and...

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New Harvard ME/CFS Research Center Fulfills Crucial Need

On this #OMFScienceWednesday we share a detailed report from HealthRising by Cort Johnson on the new OMF-funded ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center at Harvard. In the article, Cort explores the focus on muscles, introduces the two leaders of the Center, OMF Scientific Advisory Board members Ronald G. Tompkins, MD, ScD, and Wenzhong Xiao, PhD, explores the...

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ME/CFS Alert: Llewellyn King interviews Dr. David Systrom

This excellent ME/CFS Alert video by Llewellyn King is an interview with Dr. David Systrom, a key member of our team at the newly OMF funded Harvard ME/CFS Collaborative Center. “Dr. Systrom covers how an interest in exercise intolerance led him to Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. He talks about his work, a new research incubator he has assembled, the testing...

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Current OMF-Funded Research

Current Funded Research  ME/CFS COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH CENTER AT STANFORD OMF is continuing to fund the ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center at Stanford. These are the projects currently underway: T cells and immunology Michael Sikora, in collaboration with Mark Davis, PhD, Lars Steinmetz, PhD, and Ron Davis, PhD, at Stanford University, will examine the role of T...

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