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Category Archives: Science

Watch the Stanford Research Update on T-cells

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Dr. Mark Davis, Director of the Stanford Institute for Immunity, Transplantation, and Infection, talks about his work with T-cells to understand their role in ME/CFS and to determine if ME/CFS is an autoimmune disease. The Open Medicine Foundation (OMF) is funding the work of Dr. Davis into ME/CFS ...

OMF Creates Harvard ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center

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The Open Medicine Foundation (OMF) is proud to announce that it has funded $1.8 million for the establishment of a new ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center at the Harvard Medical School affiliated hospitals, which includes Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.  The new Harvard ...

OMF Receives $1 million Donation for ME/CFS Research

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The Open Medicine Foundation received a $1 million anonymous pledge to escalate Dr. Ron Davis’s systems biology approach with Robert Phair, PhD, at the ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center at Stanford University.  This will expand the search for and testing of their “metabolic trap” hypothesis, and will enable Dr. Davis to hire ...

Read about the Ongoing Science at OMF

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The Open Medicine Foundation (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 cells and immune-related ...

Open Medicine Foundation Announces Harvard Collaborative Research Center

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Today, the Open Medicine Foundation announced that it had funded a new ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center at Harvard under Ron Tompkins and Wenzhong Xiao, to the tune of $1.8 million dollars. The Center will include with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. There are ...

OMF: A look back on 2017 Highlights

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OMF presents a look back on their 2017 highlights in research, outreach, advocacy, recognition, and more ...

NIH reply to my open letter (and a legal question from a peasant)

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Samuel Wales, who has had ME for many years, has kindly allowed us to republish his latest blog post, which can be found here. Intro My previous post contains my open letter to Francis Collins. It got a lot of readers. Many were from NIH. But who exactly at NIH is ...

Ron Davis to speak at Biomedical Research into ME Colloquium and IIMEC13 in London

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Ronald W. Davis, PhD will be a speaker at both the Biomedical Research into ME Colloquium on May 30-31, 2018 and Invest in ME Research International ME Conference (IIMEC13) on June 1, 2018 in London ...

The First Draft of the Common Data Elements for ME/CFS is Ready for Review

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The first draft of the ME/CFS Common Data Elements (CDE) project is now available to review, conducted by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). Read the first draft of the Common Data Elements for ME/CFS here. The purpose of the CDE Project is to standardize the collection of investigational data in ...

PACE Trial ‘medical scandal’ Sparks UK Parliament Debate

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Members of Parliament heard about the flaws of the PACE Trial - and its devastating effects on people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) - in a Westminster Hall debate today. Twenty-six MPs attended the debate ...