Category: Research

Crowd funding for The OMF ME/CFS Severely Ill Big Data Study

As part of our OMF End ME/CFS Project, this study will conduct a comprehensive, “Big Data,” analysis on severely ill ME/CFS patients with the goal of finding sensitive  and distinctive molecular biomarker(s). Very little research has been done in the bedbound. severely ill patients because they are hard to reach. By looking at the simple

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More NIH Funding Needed for ME/CFS Research!

According to the recent Institute of Medicine report, up to 2.5 million Americans have chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). Patients with ME/CFS are more functionally impaired than those with other disabling illnesses, including congestive heart failure, multiple sclerosis, and end-stage renal disease. The NIH funds ME/CFS at $5 million per year, and that amount is estimated by

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The $10 Challenge For Columbia CII ME/CFS Research

The Microbe Discovery Project began as a patient-driven crowdfund to raise funds for world-class researchers Dr Ian Lipkin and Dr Mady Hornig at Columbia University’s Center for Infection and Immunity (CII), New York. Research into ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is sorely needed and there is a paucity of research into the illness. Patients raised a whopping

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