Maureen Hanson joined other researchers, physicians, patient groups and journalists from around the world at the 13th conference to advance ME/CFS research. Here is a link to the full agenda.
InvestinME is producing a DVD of the presentations that can be purchased soon. An announcement will appear on the home page of their website.
The first Canadian Collaborative Team Conference held in Montréal, Quebec on May 3-5, 2018 brought together researchers, clinicians, patients and advocacy organizations to advance the ME/CFS research agenda from basic research to clinical practice. The conference was supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and other stakeholders to address one of the most pressing medical mysteries of our time, with millions of individuals afflicted by this devastating illness.
The agenda was organized and driven by a quest for increased collaboration, with hopes to leverage the collective knowledge and unite pockets of innovation to transform the research landscape in a commitment to improve the health of patients suffering from ME/CFS in Canada and around the world, according to Continue reading “Advancing the ME/CFS Research Agenda”
To celebrate ME/CFS International Awareness Day on May 12, clinical core Co-Director Betsy Keller joins Maureen Hanson and faculty from the University of Rochester and a patient advocate on an expert panel for AMERICA’S HIDDEN HEALTH CRISIS: What Clinicians and Others Need to Know about ME/CFS — as Documented in the Award-Winning Film Unrest and Shared Experience with New York Experts. MORE INFO
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In her talk entitled “Current Clinical Diagnostic Criteria and Knowledge of the Biological Basis of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue (ME/CFS) Syndrome” shared recommendations to medical personnel, nurses and physicians, who received continuing education credit.
The participants, who attended in person and online, learned to utilize the clinical diagnostic criteria for ME/CFS recommended by the National Institute of Medicine. Dr. Hanson shed light on the current scientific information available about the causes and effects of the disease, and shared ongoing research to develop an objective diagnostic test and treatments for the disease. The audience engaged in lively discussion following the presentation.
The movie “Unrest” will be shown in Hill Center Room 104 of Ithaca College on Tuesday March 27, 2018. No fee to attend. Professors Betsy Keller and Maureen Hanson will hold a panel discussion about ME/CFS after the movie.
Cornell ME/CFS collaborative research center researchers fielded audience questions after the showing of Jennifer Brea‘s documentary film “Unrest” at Cinemapolis in Ithaca.
Betsy Keller, Exercise and Sport Sciences Professor from Ithaca College and Maureen Hanson, Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor of Molecular Biology & Genetics at Cornell University shared clarifications and learned from the audience, comprised of patients, healthcare professionals, researchers and community members.
A local newspaper article provides more details. Seeking an Elusive Cure Continue reading “Researchers take audience questions after Unrest film”