Close this search box.

Thank you for bringing hope to us all!

I have some questions for Prof. Fluge regarding the Rituximab research that was published earlier this year.

I had Lymphoma and after the treatment (which included Rituximab and Cyclophosphamide) I went into a nearly complete remission of CFS and POTS for a couple of years.
For the past 4 years I have been getting again Rituximab and it helps me tremendously.

1. Recent studies shows most of POTS patients have adrenergic and muscarinic receptors autoantibodies.
Have you checked in any of your Rituximab studies whether people with CFS & POTS had better response to Rituximab than people with CFS without POTS?
Have you monitored the effect of the Rituximab on the POTS measures?
In my case it can serve as an objective marker for the Rituximab effect.

2. Are there any plans to continue researching Rituximab with CFS?
The dosage that was used in this study is way too low for me. Have you considered higher dosage?


(If my experience with Rituximab might contribute to the research I would be glad to help )

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

What are the advantages of giving from your Donor Advised Fund (DAF)?

  • Your gifts to your donor advised fund entitle you to an immediate income tax deduction at the time of contribution.
  • You avoid capital gains tax on appreciated assets you place in your donor advised fund.
  • Your fund’s investment gains accumulate tax free.
  • Funds are distributed to Open Medicine Foundation in your name and immediately put to use to support our worldwide research efforts.

How do I make a donation through my DAF?

Just click on the DAF widget below. It is simple and convenient to find your fund among the over 900 funds in our system.

Still can’t find your fund? 

  • Request a grant distribution through your Donor Advised Fund sponsor
  • Be sure to use OMF’s EIN #26-4712664
  • You can also designate OMF as a beneficiary for your Donor Advised Fund
  • Questions? Give us a call at 650-242-8669