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Stanford University:

veel aandacht voor

immunologische en

neurologische afwijkingen









Op woensdag 19 maart organiseert Stanford University een eendaags symposium onder de titel:

ME/CFS: Advances in Clinical Care and Translational Research.


In aanvulling op de onvermijdbare Elisabeth Unger, die gaat vertellen wat het CDC geleerd heeft (?),

Anthony Komaroff en Ian Lipkin, zullen verschillende sprekers van de Stanford University aandacht besteden aan immunologische en neurologische afwijkingen en afwijkende gen-expressie in ME/CVS.






8:30 to 9:00 am

Registration and Light Breakfast

9:00-9:40 am

The Stanford ME/CFS Initiative:

A Brief History of Collaboration, Innovation and Discovery

in the Field of Infection Associated Chronic Diseases

Jose G. Montoya, MD

9:40-10:20 am

Epidemiology of ME/CFS, What Have We Learned?

Elizabeth R. Unger, MD, PhD

10:20-10:35 am


10:35-11:15 am

Daily Fluctuations of Cytokines in ME/CFS Patients

Jarred Younger, MD

11:15-12:00 pm

Gene Expression Findings in ME/CFS

Amit Kaushal, MD, PhD

12:00-12:15 pm

Break and Boxed Lunches

12:15-1:30 pm

Lunch and Learn “Media Portrayal of ME/CFS”

Moderator: Phil Bronstein

Panel: Natalie Boulton, David Tuller, Erin Allday

1:30-2:00 pm

Cardiovascular Aging in CFS

Mehdi Skhiri, MD

2:00-2:30 pm

MRI Findings in ME/CFS

Michael Zeineh, MD, PhD

2:30-3:00 pm

Quantitative EEG Studies Suggest Subcortical Pathology in ME/CFS

Marcie Zinn, PhD, Mark Zinn, MM

3:00-4:00 pm

Approach to the Medical Care of a ME/CFS Patient:

Medical Interview and Diagnostic Pitfalls

Anthony L. Komaroff, MD

4:00-4:15 pm


4:15-5:00 pm

Circulating Cytokines in ME/CFS Patients

Reveal a Novel Inflammatory and Autoimmune Profile

Jose G. Montoya, MD

5:00-5:45 pm

Microbial Diagnostics and Discovery in ME/CFS

W. Ian Lipkin, MD

5:45-6:00 pm

Closing Remarks

Jose G. Montoya, MD

6:00 pm