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CFSAC Agenda - October 29-30, 2009

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee
US Department of Health and Human Services

October 29-30, 2009

Thursday, October 29, 2009
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday, October 30, 2009
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Hubert H. Humphrey Building
200 Independence Ave SW, Room 800
Washington, DC  20201

Purpose of the meeting:  The Advisory Committee will meet to discuss (1) progress in HHS agencies’ response to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), (2) progress in research on and understanding of CFS, and (3) Advisory Committee structure, past recommendations, and charter.  It will prepare and forward recommendations to the HHS Secretary.

Agenda

Thursday, October 29, 2009

9:00 a.m.

Call to Order
Opening Remarks



Roll Call, Housekeeping

Dr. James Oleske
Chair, CFSAC
University of Medicine &
Dentistry of New Jersey

Dr. Wanda Jones
Designated Federal Official
HHS Office on Women’s Health

9:15 a.m.

Agency Updates: HRSA, SSA, NIH, FDA, and CDC

Ex Officio Representatives

10:15 a.m.

Presentation: XMRV Association with CFS

Dr. Daniel Peterson
Whittemore Peterson Institute
Reno, Nevada

11:00 a.m.

Perspective on XMRV and Human Retroviruses

Dr. John Coffin
Tufts University
Boston, Massachusetts

11:15 a.m.

Committee Discussion

Committee Members

12:15 p.m.

Public Comment

Public

1:15 p.m.

Subcommittee Lunch

Subcommittee Members

2:00 p.m.

Committee Discussion

Committee Members

3:30 p.m.

CFS and FII/MBP

Dr. David Bell
Lyndonville, New York

4:00 p.m.

Public Comment

Public

5:00 p.m.

Adjourn

 

Friday, October 30, 2009

9:00 a.m.

Call to Order




Housekeeping

Dr. James Oleske
Chair, CFSAC
University of Medicine &
Dentistry of New Jersey

Dr. Wanda Jones
Designated Federal Official
HHS Office on Women’s Health

9:15 a.m.

Public Comment

Public

10:15 a.m.

Committee Discussion

Committee Members

11:45 a.m.

Special Emphasis Panel

 

Cheryl Kitt
National Institutes of Health

12:15 p.m.

Subcommittee Lunch

Committee Members

1:30 p.m.

Discussion of Recommendations (Continued)

Advisory Committee Members

3:30 p.m.

Comments from outgoing committee members

Advisory Committee Members

4:00 p.m.

Adjourn