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CFSAC Agenda - October 12 - 14, 2010

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

 

Agenda -- CFSAC Fall 2010 Meeting

Agenda

October 12, 2010 - Science Day

The purpose of these sessions is to update the latest developments in etiology, natural history, clinical studies, and related areas for chronic fatigue syndrome.

8:30 am

Opening Remarks / Housekeeping

 
 

Panel 1

Chris Snell, Moderator

8:40 amImmune systemDr. Nancy Klimas

9:35 am

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and the Pathophysiology of EBV Infection: Trying to Connect the Dots to Make Sense

Dr. Ron Glaser

10:30 am

XMRV

Dr. Stuart Legrice

11:20 am

Break

 

11:30 am

Speakers convene as a panel for interactive discussion and Q&A

 

12:15 pm

Lunch

 

 

Panel 2

Dr. Chris Snell, Moderator

1:15 pm

Genetic and Genomic Markers of Change

Dr. Alan Light

1:55 pm

Other Biological and Non-Biological Measures of Change

Dr. Leonard Jason

2:35 pm

Anti-Viral Treatments

Dr. Martin Lerner

3:15 pm

Break

 

3:30 pm

Speakers convene as a panel for interactive discussion and Q&A

 

4:30 pmSummary of the Day/Wrap UpDr. Michael Houghton

5:00 pm

Adjourn

 

 

Agenda
October 13, 2010
9:00 am

Call to Order
Opening Remarks

Roll Call, Housekeeping


Statement from the Assistant Secretary for Health

Dr. Christopher Snell
Chair, CFSAC

Dr. Wanda Jones
Designated Federal Official

Dr. Howard K. Koh

9:30 am

Cognitive Functioning in CFS

Dr. Gudrun Lange

10:15 am

Committee Discussion

Committee Members

10:45 amPublic CommentPublic

11:45 am

Subcommittee Lunch

Subcommittee Members

1:00 pm

Functional Capacity Evaluation
Vocational Evaluation
Metabolic Evaluation
Dr. Ted Becker
Kathy Reid
Dr. Chris Snell
2:15 pmSSA presentation on Improving Disability Assessment ProcessMike O'Connor, Social Security Administration

2:45 pm

DOL/ERISA presentation

Elena Lynett
Senior Health Law Specialist, Employee Benefits Security Administration's Office of Health Plan Standards and Compliance Assistance, Department of Labor

3:15 pm

Health Care Reform—Impact on Persons with CFS

Mayra Alvarez
Director of Public Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Health Reform 

3:45 pm

Committee Discussion

Committee Members

4:15 pmPublic CommentPublic
5:15 pmAdjourn 

 

Agenda
October 14, 2010
9:00 am

Call to Order
Opening Remarks

Roll Call, Housekeeping

Dr. Christopher Snell
Chair, CFSAC

Dr. Wanda Jones
Designated Federal Official

9:15 am

Science Day—Key Points and Discussion

Committee Members

10:15 am

Extramural CFS Research at NIH

Program Officials from Trans-NIH Working Group

11:15 am

Agency Progress on Recommendations

Ex Officio Agency Representatives

12:00 pm

Subcommittee Lunch

Subcommittee Members

1:00 pm

Public Comment

 

Public

2:00 pm

Committee Discussion:  Finalize Recommendations

 

Committee Members

4:30 pm

Adjourn