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3 Nov | Ron Davis speaking on ME/CFS at Stanford-EBML Personalised Health Conference

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Sasha, Nov 2, 2017.

  1. Sasha

    Sasha Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    A four-day event started yesterday at Stanford, held in conjunction with the EBML (the very impressive-sounding European Molecular Biology Laboratory: 'Europe’s flagship laboratory for the life sciences – an intergovernmental organisation with more than 80 independent research groups covering the spectrum of molecular biology').

    Ron Davis will be speaking tomorrow (3 Nov, 13:35 California time, 20:35 UK time), in a 25-minute talk entitled 'Chronic Fatigue Syndrome'.

    The event blurb says:

    The Stanford-EMBL: Personalized Health Conference addresses the promises and challenges of bringing systems biology research into medical practice. It assembles leading basic and clinical researchers to share and discuss the latest systems-wide data on:
    • the molecular basis for health and disease,
    • experimental models in which biomolecular systems-type approaches are developed and validated before bringing these approaches to humans, and
    • clinical and ethical issues that must be considered in order to bring new approaches into the public health and clinical arenas.

    The programme is here. Live-tweeting is here.

    I'm not aware of livestreaming.
     
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    Sasha Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    From yesterday's panel discussion, which included Ron Davis:





     
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    Sasha Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    A reminder-bump for this.
     
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    I looked at the posted schedule today. This one caught my attention.

    “16:00 0:25 "Human Organs on Chips: A new tool for advancing personalized medicine" Donald Ingber (Harvard University)”
     
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    Sasha Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I can't remember where I got that link from but the tweets it lists aren't in temporal order, which is a bit of a pain. It's based on a hashtag, I think.

    Does anyone with a clue about Twitter have any suggestions?
     
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    #PH17 is the twitter hashtag
     
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    Sasha Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Do you think there's a better thing to use to get the latest tweets to show up? Hard to get information on the latest talks, otherwise.
     
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    Do we have a twitter account?
     
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    Sasha Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    We do, apparently - @Adrian runs it. I don't know the address, though.

    Would that help?
     
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    Sorry, I don’t know if our forum software features include a connection to twitter? It would be nice to have a seamless integration to our twitter account.
     
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    Sasha Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I'm not sure what it is you're seeking to do, MEmermaid! :)

    All we need (I think) is for anyone who's interested to go to Twitter and put in some appropriate search term or maybe choose a particularly useful Twitter account to follow. Maybe Stanford Genome Tech is the one to follow:

    https://twitter.com/StanfordGenome
     
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    I'm not sure what you want in terms of integration

    Our twitter account is
    https://twitter.com/s4me_info

    Tweets pasted into messages should show in the message.
     
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    Yes, the manual method works (logging onto twitter and pasting twitter posts here on our site). Is this what you are referring to?
     
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    Doh! If you click 'Latest' it puts them in order of the most recent first. :banghead:o_O

    About 25 mins to Ron Davis's talk now.
     
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    So nothing new that I could see, but good that he's out there trying to get other researchers interested. Good that he promoted 'Unrest' too (assuming that he did, not just the Stanford tweeting people).
     
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    Wow , innovative lunch menu.
     
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    I hear liver contains lots of nutrients :wtf:
     
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