Stanford symposium videos

Stanford Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Symposium:
Advances in Clinical Care and Translational Research

A symposium on ME/CFS took place at the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge (photo), Stanford, California on March 19 2014. This was a Continuing Medical Education Conference presented by the Department of Medicine and Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine and Stanford Hospital & Clinic.

The Stanford School of Medicine speaches made on the day included

  • Epidemiology of ME/CFS, What Have We Learned? Elizabeth R. Unger, MD, PhD, Chief Chronic Viral Diseases Branch, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Disease Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Daily Fluctuations of Cytokines in ME/CFS Patients; Jarred Younger, MD, Assistant Professor in Pain Medicine, Director of the Adult and Pediatric Pain Lab, Stanford
  • Gene Expression Findings in ME/CFS; Amit Kaushal, MD, PhD, Resident, Department of Medicine, Stanford Hospital and Clinics
  • Presentation and panel discussion: Media Portrayal of ME/CFS (Moderator: Phil Bronstein; ┬áPanel: Natalie Boulton, David Tuller, Erin Allday)
  • Cardiovascular Aging in CFS; Mehdi Skhiri, MD, Associate Medical Director, Night Hospital Medicine Division, Stanford University Medical Center
  • MRI Findings in ME/CFS; Michael Zeineh, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Stanford University Medical Center
  • EEG/LORETA Studies Suggest Cortical Pathology in ME/CFS; Marcie Zinn, PhD, Research Consultant in Experimental Neuropsychology and Quantitative Electroencephalography, Stanford University Medical Center
  • Approach to the Medical Care of a ME/CFS Patient: Medical Interview and Diagnostic Pitfalls; Anthony L. Komaroff, MD, The Simcox-Clifford-Higby Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Microbial Diagnostics and Discovery in ME/CFS; W. Ian Lipkin, MD, Professor of Pathology and Neurology College of Physicians & Surgeons Columbia University
  • Closing Remarks; Jose G. Montoya, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine Stanford University School of Medicine

Further reading

A summary and commentary on the Stanford Symposium presentations (Phoenix Rising)

Tweets and notes from the Stanford Symposium (Health Rising)


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