January 24, 2018
UPCOMING/Recent Talks

Highlights from the International Lyme and Associated Diseases, 18th Annual Scientific Conference

with Dr. Kenneth Liegner, Dr. Samuel Shor, Dr. Thomas Moorcroft, Dr. Leo J Shea III 
January 31st, 2018. 5PM EST RSVP
Lyme disease is a multi-systemic illness caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi, a complex spirochete. If left untreated, it can become a severely debilitating disease affecting the central nervous system, joints, and multiple organs, including heart and brain. The CDC estimates over 300,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with Lyme disease each year. The Global Lyme Alliance is pleased to present Highlights from ILADS 18th Annual Scientific Conference. Our panel of leading physicians will provide insights and summary of research presented at this conference. The patient panel includes nurse practitioner Jackie Bailey of Apheresis Associates of Northern Virginia, and Jennifer Crystal, an educator at Boston who is writing a memoir on her journey with chronic tick-borne illness.   
Panelists
Dr. Kenneth Liegner
Dr. Samuel Shor
Dr. Thomas Moorcroft
 
Dr. Leo J Shea III
Priya Menon 
Myeloma 2017 - Year in Review with the MMRF
with Anne Quinn Young

January 25th, 2018. 1PM EST

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The MMRF is pioneering precision medicine initiatives in multiple myeloma. This would match patients to the most effective therapies based on their genetics and other unique factors. Our multiple myeloma panel will review myeloma research initiatives at The MMRF with Anne Quinn Young, specifically covering the MMRF CoMMPass study updates, MMRF Answer Fund program, clinical trials currently recruiting and opportunities that could help patients participate in research efforts to accelerate precision medicine. 

Panelists
Anne Quinn Young 
Gary Petersen 
Jack Aiello
Matt Goldman
Cynthia Chmielewski
Understanding the Medical and Legal Aspects of Surrogacy - An Option in Infertility with Dr. Aimee D. Eyvazzadeh

December 14th, 2017. 6PM EST

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Surrogacy is an agreement where a woman agrees to carry a pregnancy for a couple or a person, who will become the baby's parent after birth. Surrogacy has been a controversial issue around the world and involves a lot of complicated contracts that intended parents as well as surrogates need to abide by. We discussed the medical and legal aspects of surrogacy with reproductive endocrinologist Dr. Aimee D. Eyvazzadeh, reproductive/fertility lawyer Greggory M Field, and Emily M Field who became a mother through surrogacy.  

Panelists
Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh
Greggory M Field, Esq
Emily Dubin Field
Shweta Mishra 
For any of the talks dial-in to 718-664-6574 to participate and ask a question LIVE On-Air! Only 50 callers permitted at one time so HURRY!
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