Choukri Ben Mamoun, PhD Associate Professor Department of Internal Medicine & Department of Microbial Pathogenesis Section of Infectious Diseases Yale School of Medicine New Haven, CT https://medicine.yale.edu/micropath/people/choukri_benmamoun-2.profile Targeting the Achilles Heel of Babesia Parasites’ Mode of Survival Within Human Red Blood Cells Choukri Ben Mamoun is an Associate Professor at Yale with a primary appointment […]
2018 Faculty Bios/Talk Summaries
Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Diseases: Turning The Corner Through Research
The Lyme Disease Association, Inc. with joint provider Columbia University, is holding its 19th annual scientific CME conference, Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases: Turning the Corner With Research. Brian Fallon, MD, Columbia University is Conference Director. It will be held at the Marriott Providence Downtown, Providence, RI on Saturday October 27 and Sunday October 28, 2018.
The conference is designed for physicians and researchers but the public is invited to register. 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM will be offered by Columbia University to CME-registered physician attendees. The conference features faculty consisting of clinicians and researchers from across the US. Below are the speakers who have confirmed to date.
Beatrice M. Szantyr, MD, FAAP Internal Medicine Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineLincoln, ME Lyme Disease – An Ounce of Prevention: Survey of the Evidence for Prevention Strategies in Lyme Disease Dr. Beatrice Szantyr, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and member of the American College of Physicians, has been board certified in both internal […]
Robert K. Naviaux, MD, PhD Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, Pathology, and Genetics The Mitochondrial and Metabolic Disease Center University of California, San Diego School of Medicine San Diego, CA naviauxlab.ucsd.edu biochemgen.ucsd.edu Metabolomic Features of Chronic Illness—Lessons from Gulf War Illness and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Dr. Naviaux is the founder and co-director of the Mitochondrial and […]
Utpal Pal, PhD Professor & Director, VMSC Graduate Program Veterinary Medicine University of Maryland College Park , MD https://vetmed.umd.edu/about/faculty/utpal-pal https://agnrfacultystaff.umd.edu/upal Immune Evasion of Lyme Disease Agents Dr. Utpal Pal, PhD, is a Professor and Director of Veterinary Medical Sciences graduate program at the University of Maryland, College Park. For more than two decades, Pal laboratory […]
Claudia R. Molins, PhD MicrobiologistDivision of Vector-Borne Diseases Bacterial Diseases BranchCenters for Disease Control and Prevention Fort Collins, CO Claudia R. Molins, PhDMicrobiologistDivision of Vector-Borne Diseases Bacterial Diseases BranchCenters for Disease Control and Prevention Fort Collins, CO Use of Metabolic Profiles as Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers of Lyme Disease Dr. Molins is a Microbiologist and […]
James L. Occi, PhD (candidate) Research Teaching Specialist RNJMS Center for Vector Biology, Department of Entomology Rutgers University Newark, NJ The Discovery of the “Asian long-horned tick,” Haemaphysalis longicornis, in New Jersey: A Combination of Perseverance, Luck and the Joy of Tick Collecting” James (Jim) Occi is a microbiologist who has been involved in searching […]
Anne Louise Oaklander, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Neurology Harvard Medical School Assistant in Neurology and Neuropathology at Massachusetts General Hospital Director of Massachusetts General Hospital’s Nerve Unit Group. Boston, MA https://www.massgeneral.org/doctors/doctor.aspx?id=17253# NeuropathyCommons.org Small-Fiber Peripheral Neuropathy: A Pathway for Some Patients Dr. Oaklander, Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and Assistant in Neurology […]
Neil Lee Spector, MD Associate Professor of Medicine Sandra Coates Associate Professor Associate Professor of Pharmacology & Cancer Biology Member of the Duke Cancer Institute Durham, NC https://medicine.duke.edu/faculty/neil-lee-spector-md Applying the Lessons From Cancer Research to the Diagnosis and Treatment of TBD Dr. Neil Spector completed a medical oncology-hematology and bone marrow transplant fellowships at Massachusetts […]
Kim Lewis, PhD University Distinguished Professor Director, Antimicrobial Discovery Center Northeastern University Boston, MA https://web.northeastern.edu/adc/ Developing Therapies for Treating Lyme Disease Kim Lewis is a University Distinguished Professor and Director, Antimicrobial Discovery Center at Northeastern University in Boston, and a Fellow of the American Society of Microbiology. He obtained his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Moscow […]
Elizabeth L. Maloney, MD (Conference Planning Committee) President, Partnership for Tick-Borne Diseases Education Family Practice Physician Wyoming, MN www.partnershipfortickbornediseases.org Concurrent Tick-Borne Illnesses: A Case Report and Review of the Literature Dr. Elizabeth L. Maloney is the President of Partnership for Tick-Borne Diseases Education, a non-profit organization providing online and live evidence-based continuing medical education programming […]