Tuesday, 22 May 2012
LYME DISEASE FORUM NY 21 MAY 2012
This is from NY.....put on by Cong. Chris Gibson NY. (Website for forum info www.lymenext.org.) It is being live-streamed at www.livestream.com\skidmorevideo It is also being archived for awhile, so you can click on the Mon., May 21 Video and see the whole thing from the beginning.
Schedule of Presentations Schedule Times are approximate
9:00 Morning Session OpensChristina T. Fisk, Co-Chair Organizing Committee Welcome to LymeNEXT Congressman Chris Gibson, 20th Congressional 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
11:15 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