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Harvard ME/CFS Collaboration Symposium June 8th 2019

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Alvin, May 7, 2019.

  1. Alvin

    Alvin Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Open Medicine Foundation (OMF) is pleased to sponsor the inaugural Harvard ME/CFS Collaboration 2019 Scientific and Public Symposium: Finding Clarity.

    The Harvard ME/CFS Collaboration 2019 Public Symposium will follow a one-day scientific meeting with more than 30 researchers. Ronald G. Tompkins, MD, ScD, and Wenzhong Xiao, PhD, co-directors of the OMF-funded Harvard ME/CFS Collaboration at Harvard Affiliated Hospitals have assembled a stellar team of researchers for both the scientific meeting and the public day.

    Please join us and meet our team in person.

    Saturday, June 8, 2019
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    AMC Assembly Row 12
    395 Artisan Way
    Somerville, Massachusetts

    (Parking is available at the Artisan West Garage.)
    There is no charge for this event.
    Space is limited - Kindly RSVP by May 31.

    https://www.omf.ngo/2019/05/07/harvard-symposium-2019/


    I have no idea how to add this to the calendar - added, option is under 'Thread tools' for thread originator
     
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  2. Jaybee00

    Jaybee00 Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Anybody going to this? Apparently there is a waiting list to attend now. I can't find any agenda for this 3 hour event.
     
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    I didn't see an agenda on the OMF web site.

    It does say it will be recorded, so I'm banking on that.
     
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    dreampop Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Maybe the SMC should send someone over? I mean, they are really interested in the truth and not pushing their client's agendas, so I can't imagine why they wouldn't.

    I'm happy this is happening at Harvard, though. So many hospitals and colleges in the area and even the greater area.
     
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  5. Ron

    Ron Established Member (Voting Rights)

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    Maybe the CDC should send someone to actually learn about this disease so we don't have to have anyone sing to us again!
     
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    Sunshine3 Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Where does it say it will be recorded? Sorry I can't see it.
     
  7. Alvin

    Alvin Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    On the link it says
     
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    I heard the 2 Nottingham Profs involved with the Harvard Group are going to this
     
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    Great to see the Nottingham guys there
     
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    ahimsa Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Thanks for all the links to those tweets, @Sly Saint ! :)
     
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    Would love to know the gist of these two talks from the Nottingham chaps

    Dr Paul Greenhaff, @UniofNottingham, presents on “Impact of inactivity vs inflammation in muscle metabolism.”

    Dr Philip Atherton, @UniofNottingham, presents on the new collaboration with the OMF-funded MECFS Collaborative Research Activities at MGH & Harvard and “Stable isotopes applications and neuromuscular iEMG relevant to MECFS”.
     
  15. Trish

    Trish Moderator Staff Member

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    Any news on when the videos might be available? I've looked on the website and can't see anything.
     
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    crikey i didnt even know this pair from nottingham existed! :) great that they were there.

    The 'effects of inactivity' part worries me a bit though?
     
  18. Trish

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    From the OMF website:
    Looks like a valuable study.
     
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    thanks Trish. wow :) that looks great. I hope they have a good study design with god selection criteria

    Eta - lol 'good' selection criteria!
     
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