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ME/CFS and related chronic complex diseases

New Harvard ME/CFS Research Center Fulfills Crucial Need

Ice2Ice Challenge – Cyclist Michael Strasser

ICE2ICE For A Cure UPDATE: Michael Strasser is now the world record holder and in the Guinness Book of World Records for this ride. Michael completed the Ice2Ice Challenge in 84 days 11 hours and 50 minutes, shaving 15 days 1 hour and 6 minutes off the previous world record. His effort raised over $26,000 to...

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OMF Sponsors Second Annual Community Symposium on the Molecular Basis of ME/CFS at Stanford University

Open Medicine Foundation Delivers Hope to Millions of Patients For Immediate Release Sept. 20, 2018 (Los Angeles, CA) – Open Medicine Foundation (OMF), the premier nonprofit organization investing in research to cure myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), sponsors the Second Annual Community Symposium on the Molecular Basis of ME/CFS on September 29, 2018, at Stanford...

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Ronald W. Davis’s presentation at the IIMEC13

Dr. Ron Davis presented a research update at the International Invest in ME Conference 13 in London. His presentation reviewed the latest progress on research funded by OMF. View Dr. Davis’ full presentation here. The full IIMEC13 conference DVD can be ordered here. Gratefully shared with permission from Invest in ME Research. Transcript – Dr. Ron...

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Meet Rahim Esfandyarpour, PhD, member of the SGTC Team

On this #OMFScienceWednesday we introduce you to Stanford Genome Technology Center team member Rahim Esfandyarpour, PhD. Rahim ‘s ME/CFS research, funded by OMF, is focussed on the development of the nanoneedle as a biomarker for the disease. “I received my PhD and MSc. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University;  currently I am an engineering research...

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Meet Laurel Crosby, PhD, member of the SGTC Team

On this #OMFScienceWednesday we are pleased to introduce you to Laurel Crosby, PhD, who was the first member of the Stanford Genome Technology Center (SGTC) to join Ron in his quest to understand the molecular basis for ME/CFS. Laurel shared her story with OMF. “My name is Laurel Crosby, PhD, and I’m an Engineering Research...

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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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