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ME/CFS and related chronic complex diseases

Study Includes Creating a New Computer Program for BIG DATA Analysis

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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OMF-Funded Research Overview 2018

OMF-Funded Research 2018 I am proud to share with you the new and expanding research projects that we are funding this year. As we have recently shared, research is quickly expanding. We look forward to continuing to share updates with you about our exciting Collaborative Research Centers at Stanford and Harvard and all of our…

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A “Metabolic Trap” for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)? (HealthRising)

By Cort Johnson The Newcomer Phair came to this disease like many others have – he knew someone (a neighbor) who had it. When a piece on ME/CFS by Tracie White showed up in the Stanford Alumni magazine in 2016, he contacted Laurel Crosby in Ron Davis’s Stanford lab and has been volunteering ever since.  He noted…

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Severe ME left me in a world of pain and darkness. 26 years on, why is it still so poorly understood?

Author and patient Naomi Whittingham shares her story on openDemocracy to raise awareness of ME/CFS: I live in a world largely hidden from view. Most of my neighbours do not even know that I exist. I was last seen as a child walking home from school 26 years ago. In the decades since, I have rarely…

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Large Canadian Donation Adds over $197K to OMF Research

Spring has brought more donations, especially this month. The Canadian family of a patient suffering from a neuroimmune disease has made a third large donation to our research. They donated $250K in Canadian dollars, which converts to $197,581 in US dollars. ME/CFS is a disease that inflicts people all over the world. From the beginning, our foundation saw…

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Study Includes Creating a New Computer Program for BIG DATA Analysis

So many data points will need to be analyzed in the ME/CFS Severely Ill-BIG DATA Study—literally millions and millions—that we are creating a unique computer program to analyze it all. This new program will be able to process and compare the huge amount of data to find the biological abnormalities that the 20 severely ill…

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