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Over 65 million disabled
Over 65 Million People
are disabled by ME/CFS
and Long COVID
50% of Long COVID cases have symptoms that overlap with
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, a life-altering condition.
What is ME/CFS
Learn more about this life-altering disease. Get helpful resources to share.
A cure is out there
OMF supports and facilitates cutting edge research to find diagnostic tools and life-changing treatments.
Over 10 years of ME/CFS research provides OMF with the tools and insights to better understand Long COVID and future pandemics.
Brilliant Scientific Minds
Guide Our Research

World-renowned scientists


National Academy of
Sciences Members,
including a Nobel Laureate

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Hope is Here. OMF is leading research.

Chronic complex diseases such as ME/CFS and Long COVID have devastating effects on individuals and their families. Our goal is to bring relief and find a cure.

OMF has already raised over $40 million to fund research, treatment trials, and education for healthcare providers. The more we raise, the faster we can find a cure together.

We support a global team of expert scientists at seven research centers around the world, and over 50 studies already in progress.


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Across the Globe!

OMF’s international community —
United by a shared commitment to find answers to end ME / CFS and related multi-system chronic, complex diseases (msCCD).

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Please help us expand our research efforts across the globe. 
Every donation brings us closer to a fully funded research effort and the answers we all seek.

"Our donors want to stop millions from suffering and have come to expect research with impeccable credibility. The time is now to attract the kind of serious investment that will speed up our search for a cure and end these debilitating diseases."

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME / CFS) Post Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (PTLDS), Fibromyalgia Leading Research. Delivering Hope.Open Medicine Foundation®

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