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Open Medicine Foundation Commits $1.2M To Fund ME/CFS Research

Thursday 7 December 2017


From GenomeWeb:


Dr Ron Davis
Dr Ron Davis, leader of The ME/CFS
Collaborative Research Center at Stanford.

Open Medicine Foundation Commits $1.2M to Fund ME/CFS Research

By staff reporter
December 5, 2017
Copyright © 2017 GenomeWeb LLC. All Rights Reserved.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Open Medicine Foundation (OMF) announced today that it has committed $1.2 million to fund the first year of operations at the newly established ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center at Stanford University.

According to the OMF, the center is focused on investigating the molecular basis of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), as well as developing new diagnostics and treatments for the conditions. Its initial projects involve sequencing single T cells to understand the immunological basis of ME/CFS; analyzing sets of genomic and other omics data to define patient subgroups, uncover disease biomarkers, and identify potential drug targets; and developing a blood-based ME/CFS diagnostic that can also be used as a reporter in drug screening.


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