***Don't miss it!!***
Thursday, July 15, 2010
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
UK TIME: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM BST
During this program you'll hear from two experts about the latest research into the association between XMRV, a newly discovered human retrovirus, and CFS.
Vincent Racaniello, PhD, a virology professor at Columbia University and host of the popular "This Week in Virology" podcast and Virology Blog, will update us on what is known about XMRV, its association with human disease (including CFS) and how research should move forward to understand its role in CFS.
Lucinda Bateman, MD, an expert CFS physician, will provide an update on the latest studies of XMRV and CFS. Dr. Bateman is a clinical collaborator on a study at University of Utah led by Dr. Ila Signh, one of the co-discoverers of XMRV. She will outline seven ways in which the research on XMRV has positively impacted the field of CFS research and what we're likely to learn as studies progress.
Scientific director Suzanne Vernon, PhD, will host the webinar. Suzanne earned her PhD in virology, so this promises to be a thought-provoking and informative program from all speakers.