OMF Severely Ill Patient Study Gets $500,000 donation

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[pullquote align=”right” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]Very little research has been done in the bedbound patients “Hopefully, the more severely ill will have a stronger signal of what’s going wrong.”[/pullquote] The Open Medicine Foundation’s Severely Ill Patient Big Data study has gotten a HUGE boost with the help of an anonymous donor.
This $500,000 donation will allow the OMF to go forward with their severely ill patient study and expand the sample size, allowing for a more robust study.
Why the severely ill patient study is so important?
Very little research has been done in the bedbound, severely ill patients because they are hard to reach. By looking at the simple body fluids of the severely ill, we may discover distinctive biomarkers that have not been found in previous ME/CFS studies. By then testing these biomarkers in the less severely ill, we may discover an inexpensive and clinically useful diagnostic test.
“Hopefully, the more severely ill will have a stronger signal of what’s going wrong,” said Dr. Davis, OMF Scientific Advisory Board Director. “As a result, we won’t need as many patients.”
A big thank you to this anonymous donor and to all the angels who have supported ME research.
 
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6 thoughts on “OMF Severely Ill Patient Study Gets $500,000 donation”

  1. Rosemary Crandell

    Many blessings of gratitude are wished upon you ME Angel…for as you have given may it pour into your life for your generosity toward these beloved ME patients. Thank you!

  2. Thano you M.E. angel for your generous donation. We all wish it will help those seriously ill. May all goodNess come back to you.

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