Archive for Open Medicine Institute / Open Medicine Foundation

Shining A Light: The End ME/CFS Projects Severely Ill Patient Study

The severely ill…..They are the most baffling, disturbing and potentially illuminating subset of ME/CFS patients found. Baffling It’s hard to even read some of their stories. Their degree of debilitation can be mind-boggling. At their worst they can be totally bedbound, shuttered in darkness Read more [...]

Finding Its Feet: the Open Medicine Institute and Foundation Strides Forward

Vision was never the question with the Open Medicine Institute (OMI). They've always dreamed bigger than anyone else. They had vision in spades. The question was always follow through. Would they be able to make good on that big vision? Slowly but surely, they’re starting to, and they’re Read more [...]

Bringing Relief to Many: the B-12/Folate ME/CFS/FM Crowdfund Trial Begins – Peterson/Kogelnik on Board

Opportunities abound to make a difference in ME/CFS, but the Open Medicine Institute  (OMI) may have hit on the quickest way to do that for the most people.  Could a simple, inexpensive treatment provide more energy for many?What if an effective, relatively inexpensive and readily available Read more [...]

Medicine for the 21st Century: The Open Medicine Institute Takes on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)

This blog came out of a trip last year to visit Dr. Kogelnik and learn about the Open Medicine Institute. Given the OMI's location in beautiful Palo Alto, a hub of innovation and technology, if there ever was one, we begin with a look at 'location'. Location, Location, Location....Location Matters Kogelnik Read more [...]

Big Disease – Meet Big Data: Open Medicine Institute Scores Grant to Tackle Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)

Bring Me Men to Match My Mountains "Bring me men to match my mountains, Bring me men to match my plains, Men with empires in their purpose, And new eras in their brains" - Sam Walter Foss A modern day equivalent for chronic fatigue syndrome might be "Give me data to match my disorder and researchers Read more [...]

OMI Scores Major Grant To Explore Genetic Underpinnings and Alternative Therapies for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)

The Open Medicine Institute is fostering a new health care model by integrating direct patient involvement with a multi-disciplinary, big data technology approach to advance the understanding of complex diseases and directly improve outcomes. Linda Tannenbaum, Executive Director of the Open Medicine Read more [...]

They Have A Plan: OMI-Merit’s Push to Revolutionize Chronic Fatigue Research

Patients with ME/CFS desperately need answers. We are convinced these answers are readily available if we apply the best resources in a large-scale, concerted effort.  Linda Tannenbaum , Executive Director, Open Medicine Foundation ...He Has A Plan Dr Andreas Kogelnik, the leader behind OMI-MERIT Read more [...]