Raising Millions for ME/CFS Research

From the desk of Ronald G. Tompkins, MD, ScD OMF Chief Medical Officer When it comes to finding a treatment and curing Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME / CFS), OMF does whatever it takes. We work every day to uncover more funding to speed up the research and get results. Whether the funds come directly from our deeply […]

OMF Celebrity Update

OMF’s 2020 #MayMomentum campaign ends tomorrow. We are humbled by the sheer number of international community members who have come together to support OMF, united by a shared commitment to find answers and end Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME / CFS). It’s not too late to join them! Please consider donating today. We are so grateful for […]

Support The End ME/CFS Project!

Do you count yourself as one of the over 800 members of the international ME/CFS community that are part of Open Medicine Foundation’s 2020 #MayMomentum? If so, we could not be more grateful! If you are still waiting to give, there are just four days left to join your community and our annual #MayMomentum campaign […]

OMF Announces New Treatment Trial

As part of #MayMomentum, Open Medicine Foundation is thrilled to announce a new clinical trial that builds on OMF-funded research and shows the interconnected strategies of the four OMF-Established ME / CFS Collaborative Research Centers. We hope that you will agree that this thoughtful research strategy deserves your support and that today is the day that you decide […]

A Powerful Message from Whitney Dafoe

We are honored to share an excerpt from a message from Whitney Dafoe… “My name is Whitney Dafoe and I have severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME / CFS). I have had symptoms for 15 years but have slowly gotten worse because of a lack of beneficial treatments. I am only able to communicate by taking a […]

Breaking News – OMF Funded Study: COVID-19 and ME/CFS

Breaking News OMF Funded Study: COVID-19 and ME/CFS   Against the backdrop of COVID-19, Open Medicine Foundation (OMF) remains focused on finding the answers needed to win the fight against Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME / CFS) and other chronic, complex diseases. Today, because of the pandemic, an opportunity exists to increase the understanding of ME/CFS. OMF is […]

Actress Jennie Jacques Becomes OMF’s Newest Ambassador

BREAKING NEWS We are thrilled to announce actress Jennie Jacques as OMF’s newest Celebrity Ambassador! Jennie is an accomplished English actress known for many TV and movie roles, including Vikings, a popular historical drama television series currently airing on the History channel, where she plays the role of Saxon Queen Judith. Aside from her career […]

International Awareness Day 2020

Today, OMF is continuing our momentum as we honor International Awareness Day for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME / CFS) & Fibromyalgia (FM). We have invited our Social Media Coordinator, Rebecca Handler, to share, in her own words and images, why today means so much to all of us: Today, May 12th, 2020, marks International Awareness Day […]

OMF Funds ME/CFS Treatment Trial

  As someone aware of the impact of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME / CFS), you understand, as we do, that there is an urgent need to improve the clinical care for people suffering from this devastating condition. #MayMomentum is all about ensuring that research into ME/CFS and other related chronic, complex diseases leads to results and to […]

#MayMomentum is here!

Today Open Medicine Foundation launches its third annual #MayMomentum, our fundraising campaign in solidarity with May 12th ME / CFS International Awareness Day and dedicated to the millions of lives disrupted by Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME / CFS) and related chronic complex diseases. We are working to free our community from the cruel restraints of this disease and […]