OMF Research Strategy

Open Medicine Foundation has created an outcomes-focused, transparent,
and multi-pronged approach to finding answers...

Data Exploration

Invest in data-building research studies
Build a repository of data
Search data for potential biological biomarkers

Design Diagnostics

Develop novel/visual diagnostic technologies
Validate diagnostic technologies
Design diagnostic tests for biomarkers

Define Pathogenesis

Define the underlying cause
Generate hypotheses for the cause of ME/CFS
Test and validate the hypotheses

Develop Treatments

Identify treatments once cause of ME/CFS is known
Use diagnostic technologies to test treatments
Conduct feasibility trials
Conduct four phase, FDA approved clinical trials
Disseminate results and recommendations