Category Archives: United States

OMF receives $5 million donation from Pineapple Fund

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Pineapple Fund was so moved by the outpouring of support from the patient community and the importance of OMF's research that they have increased their donation to a total of $5 million for research ...

The public testifies about ME

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Dozens of people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and family members testified about the disease last December before the government agency responsible for advising Health and Human Services on ME/CFS – the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee. Speaker after speaker testified about the incredible neglect from the government for the millions of Americans suffering ...

Don’t Miss the CFS Advisory Committee Meeting This Wednesday & Thursday

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CFSAC is Wednesday (12/13) and Thursday (12/14) of this week! Please stand with us as we continue to urge the U.S. government to fund ME fairly and equally. View the calendar event here. This Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee (CFSAC) meeting will take place at the Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence ...

SMCI Holds ME/CFS Research Discovery Forum

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The Solve ME/CFS Initiative (SMCI) held its second annual Discovery Forum Saturday October 14. The forum dubbed “a new era in ME/CFS research” brought together leaders from academia, government agencies, private clinics, biotech and research institutions to discuss developments in the field of ME/CFS research ...

The End ME/CFS Tour in Boston w/ Linda Tannenbaum

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Open Medicine Foundation (OMF) president, Linda Tannenbaum, will give a special lecture on the state of ME/CFS research at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Boston, MA, on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 1:00 to 3:30 pm. The event is sponsored by the Massachusetts CFIDS/ME & FM Association. Open Medicine Foundation® (OMF) is the leading research organization working to end ME/CFS and ...

The End ME/CFS Tour in NYC w/ Linda Tannenbaum

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Open Medicine Foundation (OMF) president, Linda Tannenbaum, will give a special lecture on the state of ME/CFS research at Mount Sinai West Hospital in New York City on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 from 6:30-8:00 pm. The event will be moderated by Terri L. Wilder, #MEAction New York Activist. Open Medicine Foundation® ...

A New Era for ME/CFS Research – SMCI’s Discovery Forum

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Announcing Discovery Forum 2017: A New Era in ME/CFS Research ...

Breaking News: NIH Announces Results of ME/CFS Program Awards

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced today the outcome of its ME/CFS (myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome) competitive consortium grants, marking an unprecedented and tangible commitment from the federal agency to the disease. The NIH announced four recipient teams; one Data Management Coordination Center (DMCC) and three Collaborative Research Centers ...

#MEAction Launches First New York Organizing Meeting

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With the excitement and attention around the theatrical premiere of 'Unrest' in NYC this month now is the time to take ME advocacy and activism to a new level in New York. Over the past year there has been increasing progress at the state level. Last fall a #MillionsMissing protest was ...

NIH announces centers for ME/CFS research

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The NIH announced the grants for three Collaborative Research Centers (CRC) and a Data Management Coordinating Center (DMCC) that will work together as a consortium for ME/CFS. These grants will be managed by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The total cost of the ...
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