webinar on xmrv

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by Debra49659, Jan 12, 2010.

  1. Debra49659

    Debra49659 New Member

    Thought I'd share this info.....


    XMRV: Implications for CFS
    Speaker: Lucinda Bateman, MD
    of Fatigue Consultation Clinic in Salt Lake City
    Moderated by Suzanne D. Vernon, PhD
    Sponsored by the CFIDS Association of America
    Date: Monday, January 18, 2010
    Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EST
    Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/738649729

    Dr. Lucinda Bateman, an internist whose practice is dedicated to the management and care of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and fibromyalgia, walks through the basics of the latest research linking XMRV (a human retrovirus) and CFS. She will also share some insights into what this discovery might mean for the field and for patients, as well as her perspective on other current research efforts.

    Dr. Suzanne Vernon is the CFIDS Association's scientific director. She holds her doctorate in virology from the University of Wisconsin and had 17 years experience in public health research on infectious diseases before joining the Association's staff in 2007 to lead its research program.
    Dr. Vernon will moderate the program. For up-to-date information about XMRV including links to three articles written by Dr. Vernon about recent studies, please visit the Association's web site at http://www.cfids.org/XMRV/default.asp.

    Directions for Participating in the Webinar:

    Register at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/738649729
    You will need to have online and telephone (or VOIP) access to both see the slide presentation and hear the audio presentation.
    After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.
    The event is free to attend. If you connect to the audio using telephone, you will be charged for the cost of your telephone call. Audio access is free is you have VoIP (voice over Internet protocol).
    You must preregister in order to participate.
    Participation is limited, so please register as soon as possible.
    The program will be archived on our web site for later access by participants and those not able to take part in the "live" online event.

    System Requirements

    Internet Explorer® 6.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled) Windows® 7, Vista, XP, 2003 Server or 2000
    Cable modem, DSL or better Internet connection
    Minimum of Pentium® class 1GHz CPU with 512 MB of RAM (Recommended) (2 GB of RAM for Windows® Vista)
    Participants wishing to connect to audio using VoIP will need a fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended), a microphone and speakers (a USB headset is recommended).
  2. ladybugmandy

    ladybugmandy Member

    wow! i didnt know about this! thanks

  3. Debra49659

    Debra49659 New Member

    Your so welcome:) I watched one on FM, it was very informative.

  4. jami117

    jami117 New Member

    I just saw your post so I'll look for this webinar when it's archived. Thanks for the information - I'm very interested in the topic and have respect for the presenters.