Lyme Disease Conference March 25 & 26 
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 Lyme Disease Conference March 25 & 26

You can still sign-up and get a room at the hotel!!  

****** Clinical Management &  Research Update  ********

Jointly Sponsored by:
 The College of Physicians  and Surgeons of Columbia University & the Lyme
Disease Foundation

Keynote Speakers:
Attorney General Richard Blumenthal - Protecting the  Public Health
Senator Christopher Dodd - United States Senate - CT
Willy Burgdorfer, PhD, MD (hon) - Discoverer of the LD pathogen

March 25 & 26, 2000      Farmington Marriott, Farmington, CT

Place: Hartford Marriott, Farmington, CT   800-228-9290
   $79 single/double. Incl. breakfast!   Rate applies 3/23 - 3/27

REGISTRATION INCLUDES:  Two lunches, two receptions (FRI & Sat - enough">food
for dinner),  four breaks, scientific sessions, and Compendium (e.g. speech
abstracts, posters, articles).

Travel: Huntington Hay Travel  800-783-9783. Bradley is the closest airport
with shuttle service to the hotel. However, there is also a shuttle service
from  LaGuardia and Kennedy  airports (3 hr ride).

****************** PROGRAM AGENDA *******
March 24, 2000  Friday
? Reception and Registration - 7-10pm

March 25, 2000  Saturday
? Registration 7 am - 8 am
? Program 8 am - 5:15 pm
? Reception 7 pm - 10 pm

? Keynote:  Richard Blumenthal, Attorney General of Connecticut
? West Nile Virus:  Epicenter to epidemic and what to expect in 2000 - Tracey
McNamara, DVM, Diplomate ACVP   National Wildlife Conservation / Bronx Zoo

? West Nile in CT - John Anderson, PhD   CT Agricultural Experiment Sta
? Overview of human ehrlichioses and Rocky Mountain spotted fever in the US  -
Christopher Paddock, MD   CDC
? Babesiosis - Peter Krause, MD   Univ. of Ct School of Medicine
? Prevalence of infection in ticks submitted to the human test kit program of
the U.S. Army - Ellen Stromdahl, MS  US Army
? Analysis of Southern Borrelia - Angela James, PhD   Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention
? Coinfections - Louis Magnarelli, PhD   Ct Agricultural Experiment Sta.
? Preliminary in vitro and in vivo findings of hyperbaric oxygen treatment in
experimental Bb infection - Charles Pavia, PhD   NY Medical College School of
Medicine, NYCOM Microbiology and Immunodiagnostic Laboratory of NYIT
? Immunity against host-adapted Bb in the rabbit - James Miller, PhD   UCLA
School of Medicine
? Immunologic aspects of Vlse, a Bb antigenic variation protein - Steve Norris,
PhD   University of Texas Medical School
? An immuno{*filter*} peptide of Bb Vlse: Role in diagnosis & pathogenesis -
Mario Philipp, PhD   Tulane Univ. School of Medicine
? Antibiotic treatment of Lyme borreliosis: A review of results with dogs -
Rheinhard Straubinger, DVM, PhD   Cornell Univ. School of Vet. Medicine
? A Bb repetitive antigen that confers protection against experimental LD - Jon
Skare, PhD   Texas A & M
? Use of the borreliacidal assay in the serodiagnosis of LD - Ronald Schell,
PhD   Univ. of WI School of Medicine
? Lyme neuroborreliosis - The role of  PCR and culture in the diagnosis and in
the confirmation of relapse after antibiotic treatment - Jarmo Oksi, MD, PhD  
Turku Univ. Central Hospital, Dept. of Medicine, Finland
? Laboratory Testing Panel
   Mark Golightly, MD   SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine
   Eli Mordechai, PhD   Medical Diagnostic Laboratories
   Ronald Schell, PhD   University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
   Jyotsna Shah, PhD   Igenex Laboratories
   Richard Tilton, PhD   BBI Clinicial Laboratories
   Steven Schutzer, MD   University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ

March 26, 2000  Sunday
? Keynote: Willy Burgdorfer, PhD, MD   National Institutes of Health
? Characterization of an immune evasion system in the LD spirochetes - Richard
Marconi, PhD   Medical College of {*filter*}ia      
? Matrix metalloproteinases in LD - George Perides, PhD   Beth Israel Deaconess
Medical Center (Harvard)
? Interleukin-10 regulation during acute Lyme arthritis in dogs - Reinhard
Straubinger, DVM, PhD   Cornell Univ. School of Veterinary Medicine
? T-cell response - Adriana Marques, MD   National Institutes of Health
? Protection against tick-transmitted disease in dogs vaccinated with a
multiantigenic vaccine  - Alan Frey, PhD   NYU School of Medicine
? Update on the SKB OspA vaccine - Dennis Parenti, MD   SmithKline Beecham
? Atypical EM and acute LD - Edwin Masters, MD   Regional Primary Care
? Neurologic LD in {*filter*}s - Patricia Coyle, MD   SUNY at Stony Brook School of
? Neurologic LD in children and adolescents - Dorothy Pietrucha, MD, FAAP  
Jersey Shore Medical Center, Meridan Health System
? Cognitive deficits in children and the public health/educational implications
- Marian Rissenberg, MD   Columbia Univ. School of Medicine
? Neuroimaging in neuropsychiatric LD: Uses, abuses, and the future - Brian
Fallon, MD   Columbia Univ. College of Physicians & Surgeons
? Pharmacologic properties of antibiotics and their relevence to LD - Sam
Donta, MD   Boston University School of Medicine
? Treatment Roundtable
   Joseph Burrascano, MD   Southampton Hospital
   Sam Donta, MD   Boston University School of Medicine
   Lesley Fein, MD   Morristown Memorial Hospital
   Kenneth Liegner, MD   Westchester Medical Center
   Dorothy Pietrucha, MD   Jersey Shore Medical Center

???   Accreditation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential
Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical
Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the  College of Physicians &
Surgeons of Columbia University and the Lyme Disease Foundation.
The  College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University is accredited by
the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor
continuing medical education for physicians and takes responsibility for the
content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.
The  College of Physicians & Surgeons  designates this educational activity for
a maximum of 15 hours in Category 1 credit towards the AMA Physicians
Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that
he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Mon, 26 Aug 2002 03:00:00 GMT
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