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ME/CFS and related chronic complex diseases

2018 #MillionsMissing Demonstration in San Francisco | Researchers (video)

The best birthday present (Facebook event)

Emilie Amlid didn’t want her 20th birthday to pass without a celebration. She decided she wanted “The best birthday present” and created a fundraising campaign on Facebook to support OMF’s research. Her family and friends joined her celebration and donated 35,300 kroner (over $4,400) She wrote: “Imagine you were dying with a serious disease. At…

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Stodkonsert & Kakbuffe for ME-forskningen – Concert in Sweden

The May 12th Awareness Day was a wonderful day filled with activities around the globe. OMF Community Ambassador Cecilia Ekhem used this special day to raise awareness and funds for OMF. Cecilia and her community hosted a concert at their church. Funds raised at the day were donated to support OMF’s research. Through a video…

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End ME/CFS Worldwide Tour impressions after a unique event in Italy

“My heroes, the fighting patients, parents & caregivers.” Dear Friends, We arrived Thursday, June 7, on our last stop of our End ME/CFS Worldwide Tour in Zanè, a town in the province of Vicenza, Veneto, Italy. We were welcomed with a lovely dinner we shared with Giada Da Ros, President of the CFS Italian Association, Paolo…

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OMF Scientific Advisory Board member Mark M. Davis, PhD, Presents An Update on ME/CFS Research (video)

We are pleased to share a new research update by OMF’s Scientific Advisory Board member, Mark M. Davis, PhD, produced by Ashley Haugen for this #OMFScienceWednesday. Dr. Mark Davis, Director of the Stanford Institute for Immunity, Transplantation, and Infection, talks about his work with T-cells to understand their role in ME/CFS and to determine if…

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OMF-Funded Research 2018

OMF-Funded Research 2018 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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2018 #MillionsMissing Demonstration in San Francisco | Researchers (video)

Laurel Crosby, PhD, and her colleague Fereshteh Jahaniani, PhD, explain how dedicated they are to doing the research to find answers to ME/CFS at the Stanford Genome Technology Center. Crosby is the engineering research associate and Jahaniani is the leading research in the ME/CFS multi-omics study. The Stanford Genome Technology Center (SGTC) develops new technologies to…

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