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SGTC Research Conference Includes Focus On ME/CFS

Second Annual Community Symposium on the Molecular Basis of ME/CFS Summary

At the three-day Working Group Meeting and Community Symposium on the Molecular Basis of ME/CFS at Stanford University, sponsored by OMF, so much scientific progress was evident. We are clearly progressing from just data gathering to formulating new hypotheses as to the causes of symptoms and even a possible cause of the disease. The buzz...

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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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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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Ron Davis introduces NIH grant project (video)

We are pleased to share a new research update by OMF’s Scientific Advisory Board Director, Ronald W. Davis, PhD, produced by Ashley Haugen. In this brief video, Dr. Davis talks about his newly funded NIH grant. This grant will fund research for 5 years at $500,000 a year and will involve 15 collaborators, 9 of which have never worked...

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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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SGTC Research Conference Includes Focus On ME/CFS

 #OMFScienceWednesday share the highlights from this week’s Stanford Genome Technology Center (SGTC) research conference, an annual event where Dr. Ron Davis’ team assembles to share their results and discuss the future of their research. An entire session was dedicated to ME/CFS research, with additional sessions on SGTC’s core work in synthetic biology, genomics approaches to disease, and...

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