Sunday, May 20, 2012

Livestream of Lymenext forum

A Forum on Tick Borne Diseases: What's Next?
Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, NY
Monday, May 21st

You can listen live, tomorrow.

It starts tomorrow...All times below are east coast time zone. So, tune in at 6:00 AM, California time. 

Schedule of Presentations

Times are approximate

9:00              Morning Session Opens Christina T. Fisk, Co-Chair Organizing Committee
                                Welcome to LymeNEXT Congressman Chris Gibson, 20thCongressional District, NY

9:15                Keynote Address
                        Into the Woods: The Patient Journey through Lyme Disease
Pamela Weintraub, Executive Editor, Discover Magazine and author of Cure Unknown: Inside the Lyme Epidemic

10:00          The Scope and Economic Burden of Lyme Disease
                                An Epidemic of Lyme Disease?  Holly Ahern
                                The Economic Impact and Burden of Lyme Disease   Lorraine Johnson

11:00             Break

11:15            A Diagnosis that Fits the Disease - Multiple Chronic Infectious Disease Syndrome (MCIDS)    Richard I. Horowitz, MD

Noon                 Lunch Break
                                An optional one-price ($10) dining option is available for Forum attendees. Lunch will be held in the Murray-Aikins Dining Hall on the Skidmore Campus. See program for menu.

1:20                Afternoon Session Opens    Christina T. Fisk, Co-Chair Organizing Committee

1:30            Protecting Physicians who Treat Lyme Disease   Daniel Cameron, MD

2:00              Preventing Transfusion-Transmitted Babesiosis   David Leiby, PhD

2:30               Break

2:45            New Methods for Lyme and TBD Detection    Ahmed Kilani, PhD

3:15             A "Manhattan Project" for Lyme Disease    Kenneth Liegner, MD

3:45               Closing Remarks    Congressman Chris Gibson


Bob Cowart

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