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ME/CFS and related chronic complex diseases

CDC releases updated website on ME/CFS

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.

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Reach for the Cure – Join TEAM OMF

Have fun and help accelerate research for ME/CFS and related chronic complex diseases. Team OMF members around the world have helped to raise thousands of dollars toward research. Everyone can be a part of Team OMF. Host a turnkey event or create your own signature DIY (do it yourself) fundraiser and be a part of our...

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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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CDC releases updated website on ME/CFS

(Press Release by CDC) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released an updated website for healthcare providers about myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). Stethoscope Public domain image/Darnyi Zsóka The new site is designed specifically with clinicians in mind and offers information about how physicians can better assess and help their patients manage the illness. CDC’s...

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