On Giving Tuesday the OMF hoped for $150K and got $450K. They parlayed that and other donations to fund a $1.2 million Collaborative Research Center Ron Davis has built at Stanford. Financially that put them on par with the three NIH funded ME / CFS research centers for at least this year.
That money is going to fund Mark Davis’s enticing T-cell work, Mike Snyder’s huge genetics, genomic and immune family study and Ron Davis’s nano-needle and other work.
Then a couple of weeks ago came a $1 million grant from the Pineapple Fund. Yesterday, impressed and probably shocked by the outpouring of thanks from the ME / CFS community – plus strong support from the research community – Pine just added in another $4 million to the $1 million donation. Click HERE to read more in Health Rising.