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Date(s) - 22/06/2008 - 23/06/2008
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Viral Infections in CFS  

Due to the groundbreaking research suggesting the possibility of a viral etiology in a subset of CFS patients, we are sponsoring a special satellite session on viral etiology in CFS immediately after the end of the main conference on June 22nd through Monday, June 23rd.” Speakers will include:

  • Liv Bode, PhD, Robert Koch Institute, Germany (Borna virus in CFS)
  • Nora Chapman, PhD, University of Nebraska Medical Center (Enterovirus overview)
  • John Chia, MD, UCLA & EV Med Research, California, USA (enterovirus in CFS )
  • Kenny De Meirleir, MD, PhD, Himmunitas Foundation, Belgium (RNaseL activity and virus)
  • Birgitta Evengard, MD, PhD, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden (viral markers in CFS)
  • Brigitte Huber, PhD, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA (EBV and interferon activation of retrovirus K-18 in CFS)
  • Jonthan Kerr, MD, PhD, St. George’s, University of London, UK (Gene expression subtypes in patients with CFS and ME)
  • Nancy Klimas, MD, University of Miami, Florida, USA (Immune function, CFS and viral illness )
  • Anthony Komaroff, MD, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA (HHV-6 in CFS)
  • Kazuhiro Kondo, MD, PhD, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan (HHV-6 & 7 infections in fatigue & mood disorders)
  • Andrew Lloyd, MD, UNSW School of Medical Sciences, Australia (post-viral fatigue)
  • Jose Montoya, MD, Stanford University, USA (Antiviral treatment of CFS patients )
  • Dan Peterson, MD, Sierra Internal Medicine, Incline Village, USA (novel viruses in CFS)
  • Barbara Savoldo, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, (chronic active EBV and cytotoxic T-cell immunotherapy)
  • Mariko Seishima, MD, Ogaki Municipal Hospital, Japan (Parvovirus infections in CFS)
  • Keizo Tomonga, PhD, DVM, Osaka University, Japan (Borna virus in CFS)
  • Suzanne Vernon, PhD, CFIDS Association of America, USA (Host genetics and viral infection)
  • Peter White, MD, St Barts Hospital, Queen Mary School of Medicine, London UK, (Overview on Post-Viral Fatigue)
  • Ute Vollmer-Conna, PhD, University of South New Wales (cytokines in post viral fatigue)
  • Marshall Williams, PhD, Ohio State University, USA (EBV DUTPase in fatigue)

Satellite Conference Topics:

  • HHV-6 & 7 in CFS
  • Microarray studies
  • Borna virus in CFS
  • Chronic EBV in CFS
  • Post infective CFS / Prospective studies
  • Parovirus B-19 in CFS
  • Retrovirus K-18 activation by EBV and interferon
  • Enterovirus in CFS

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