Lise Nigrovic, MD, MPH Associate Professor of Pediatrics & Emergency Medicine;Director of Education, Clinical Research Center Senior Associate Physician in MedicineBoston Children’s Hospital, MA Lise Nigrovic, MD, MPH Associate Professor of Pediatrics & Emergency Medicine;Director of Education, Clinical Research Center; Senior Associate Physician in MedicineBoston Children’s Hospital, MA “Initial Management of a Child with Potential […]
2016 Faculty Bios/Talk Summaries
The Lyme Disease Association, Inc. with joint provider Columbia University, is holding its 17th annual scientific CME conference, Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases: New Strategies to Tackle an Expanding Epidemic. Brian Fallon, MD, Columbia University is Conference Director. It will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton St. Paul Downtown, St. Paul, MN on Saturday October 15 and Sunday October 16, 2016.
The conference is designed for physicians and researchers but the public is invited to register. 14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM are offered by Columbia University to CME-registered physician attendees. The conference features twenty faculty consisting of clinicians and researchers from across the US and one from Switzerland.
Marna Ericson, PHDDirector, Cutaneous Imaging CenterDepartment of DermatologyUniversity of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN “Mechanisms of Persistence of Bartonella ssp” Our goal is to understand mechanism(s) of persistence of vector-borne infectious diseases and in particular the stealth pathogen Bartonella. This pathogen is indeed under-diagnosed due to its fastidious and unique growth characteristics; factors that lead to difficulties […]
Evan M. Bloch, MD, MSAssistant ProfessorAssociate Director, Transfusion MedicineJohns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD “Babesia & the Blood Supply: Lessons Learned” Evan M. Bloch, MBChB (M.D.), M.S. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology where he is an Associate Director in the Division of Transfusion Medicine. Dr. Evan Bloch is an Assistant Professor at […]
Judith Miklossy MD, PhD, DScDirector, International Alzheimer Research CenterPresident then Director, Prevent Alzheimer InternationalSwitzerlandwww.miklossy.chwww.prevetionalzheimer.org “Historic and Recent Evidence that Spirochetes Are Able to Reproduce the Clinical, Pathological and Biological Hallmarks of Alzheimer’s Disease.” Dr. Miklossy, founder, Prevention Alzheimer International Foundation and director, International Alzheimer Research Center in Switzerland (CH) also practices memory and Lyme disease […]
Robert Moir, PhDAssistant Professor in Neurology, Genetics and Aging Research UnitMassachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA “Aβ, Alzheimer’s, and Lyme Disease” Dr Moir complete his Ph.D at the University of Melbourne in Australia under the mentorship of Prof Colin Masters, one of the founders of the modern field of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) […]
Alessandra Luchini, PhD Associate Professor, Applied Proteomics & Molecular MedicineGeorge Mason University, VA “Nanotechnology and Proteomics: Improved Diagnostics and Therapeutics in the Era of Personalized Medicine” Alessandra Luchini is Associate Professor at George Mason University. Her research interests are focused on developing technologies that improve current diagnostics and therapeutics for devastating diseases including cancer, inflammatory […]
Brian A. Fallon, MD, MPH (Conference Director)Professor of PsychiatryDirector, Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases Research CenterColumbia University Medical CenterDirector, Center for the Study of Neuroinflammatory Disorders & Biobehavioral Medicine, New York State Psychiatric InstituteNew York, NYbaf1@columbia.eduLyme and Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center “Acute & Chronic Neuropsychiatric Lyme Disease” Brian A. Fallon, MD, MPH. Dr. Fallon is director […]
Kevin Esvelt, PhDLeader, Sculpting Evolution GroupAssistant Professor, MIT Media LabMassachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA “Community-Guided Ecological Immunization to Prevent Tick-Borne Disease” Kevin Esvelt is an assistant professor of MIT and leader of the Sculpting Evolution group at the MIT Media Lab, which specializes in developing tools to reshape populations and ecosystems. An evolutionary engineer, Esvelt received […]
Patricia K. Coyle, MD, FAAN, FANAProfessor & Vice Chair (Clinical Affairs) Department of NeurologyDirector, MS Comprehensive Care CenterStony Brook University Medical CenterStony Brook, New York “Diagnosing Neurologic Lyme Disease” Patricia K. Coyle, MD, FAAN, FANA, is Professor and Vice Chair (Clinical Affairs) of Neurology, and Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center at Stony […]
Daniel Cameron, MD, MPHInternist, EpidemiologistDr. Daniel Cameron & AssociatesMt. Kisco, NY “Lyme Disease Clinical Trials, Past, Present & Future” Dr. Daniel Cameron graduated with degrees in Medicine and Epidemiology from the University of Minnesota followed by residencies at both Beth Israel Medical Center and Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Cameron […]