OMF 2019 YEAR IN REVIEW

We realize that you take your philanthropy seriously, and we are honored by your belief in our mission and our efforts to end Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME / CFS). The accomplishments contained in the following, OMF 2019 Year in Review, are only possible because of you; your investment in our work and your dedication to our shared vision of a world free from ME / CFS. We are grateful beyond words…

OMF 2019 Year in Review
Organizational Accomplishments

We Welcomed:

We also:

 


ME / CFS COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH CENTRE UPDATES

Your 2019 contribution funded open and collaborative research across the globe, conducted with impeccable standards and integrity,
by researchers and clinicians of the highest caliber.

 


STANFORD UNIVERSITY COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH CENTRE

Directed by Ronald W. Davis, PhD,
Professor of Biochemistry and of Genetics

Open Medicine Foundation has been the lead funding partner of Dr. Davis’s Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME / CFS) research at Stanford University since 2014.

2019 Research Focus:

2019 Publications Include:

Please visit our website for more information about projects at the Stanford CRC

Read Stanford’s Year-End Message

 


HARVARD AFFILIATED HOSPITALS COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH CENTRE

Co-Directed by Ronald G. Tompkins, MD, ScD
Sumner M. Redstone Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Founding Director

 

 

 

 

Co-Directed by Wenzhong Xiao, PhD

Assistant professor of Bioinformatics and Director of the Inflammation & Metabolism Computational Center at Massachusetts General Hospital

In 2018, OMF launched a funding partnership with Harvard affiliated hospitals, including Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC).

This research collaboration seeks to conduct clinical and basic science studies to characterize the dynamic biological changes that occur during a change in symptom expression of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME / CFS) patients.

Projects launched in 2019 include:

Please visit our website for more information about projects at the Harvard CRC

 


UPPSALA UNIVERSITY, SWEDEN COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH CENTRE

Directed by Jonas Bergquist, MD, PhD
Full Chair Professor in Analytical Chemistry and Neurochemistry

In 2019, OMF funded and launched the ME / CFS Collaborative Research Centre at Uppsala University under the direction of Jonas Bergquist, MD, PhD.

This new Collaborative Centre focuses on the targeted molecular diagnosis of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME / CFS) with the goal of evidence-based strategies for interventions.

Current projects include:

Please visit our website for more information about projects at the Uppsala CRC

 


We are proud to have been recognized in 2019 by Great Nonprofits,
and to have received Platinum level recognition from GuideStar
for our commitment to organizational transparency.

Please visit our website at Open Medicine Foundation

We look forward to 2020 with Hope for All!