2003 Chicago 

2003 Chicago Patient Symposium: 
CFS, The Enigma Disease: Current Approaches

Radisson Hotel, O'Hare-Rosemont, Illinois  (October 12, 2003, Noon - 5 PM) 
A joint one-day meeting presented by the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Society of Illinois (CFSSI)  and the IACFS.

Contact Information

Dr. Ronald G. Gilbert
PO Box 5102
Skokie, IL 60076
Voice: 847 256 2428

Program Summary

11:30 AM Registration
12:00 Noon Welcome and Introductions (Dr. Gilbert)
12:15 - 12:55 A Neurologist Discusses Research Issues in CFS (Dr. Natelson)
1:00 - 1:40

Detection of Human Herpes Virus-6 in CFS Patients & Use of Anti-Viral Drugs in Suppressing Infection (Dr. Ablashi)

1:45 - 2:25 Cause and Cure Pending: Identify and Treat Syndrome Subsets in CFS and FM (Dr. Bateman)
2:50 - 3:30 What’s New and What’s Not: Current Approaches and Strategies in Treatment of CFS  (Dr. Lapp)
3:35 - End Panel Discussion with Questions & Comments (Drs. Ablashi, Bateman, Lapp, Lipkin, & Papernik & Mr. Rabin, Esq.)

This was a very successful patient symposium.  Summaries of the presentations will appear in the next IACFS newsletter.