Lorraine Johnson to speak at the LymeMIND online conference

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LymeMIND Conference Schedule

friday november 4
1 p.m. ET
Silent Epidemic Virtual Advanced Screening
The first 500 conference registrants have access to a virtual screening of The silent epidemica feature-length documentary that tells the story of a young girl and a scientist at Duke University and their diagnoses of chronic Lyme disease.

Click on here to register for the virtual screening of The Quiet Epidemic.

Access to stream the virtual screening is valid from 8:00 a.m. ET on Friday, November 4 until 1:00 a.m. ET on Sunday, November 6.
saturday november 5
1:00 p.m. ET – 1:05 p.m. ET
Welcome remarks
Bennett Nemser, Ph.D.Senior Program Officer, Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation

1:05 p.m. ET – 1:30 p.m. ET
Spotlight on Chronic Lyme Disease: Behind the Scenes of Making the Silent Epidemic
Moderator:
Julia Bruzzesestudent and patient with Lyme disease
Speakers:
Winslow Crane Murdochdirector, The Quiet Epidemic
Lindsay Keys, DirectorThe Quiet Epidemic

1:30 p.m. ET – 2:15 p.m. ET
The Critical Need for Innovation: New Advances in Lyme Disease Diagnostics
LymeX Diagnostics Phase 1 Pricing Announced
Introduction:
Steven RaderProgram Manager, NASA Tournament Lab and Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Moderator:
Sara HolubekCEO and Founder, Luminary Labs
Speakers:
Bennett Nemser, Ph.D.Senior Program Officer, Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation

2:15 p.m. ET – 3:00 p.m. ET
Finding Your Voice and Fighting for the Future: A Discussion on Patient Advocacy, Clinician Education, and Access to Care
Moderator:
Bennett Nemser, Ph.D.Senior Program Officer, Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation
Speakers:
Lorraine JohnsonCEO, LymeDisease.org
Dr. Elizabeth MaloneyChair, Partnership for Tick-Borne Diseases Education and Family Practice Physician
Pat SmithPresident, Lyme Disease Association

3:00 p.m. ET – 3:45 p.m. ET
The Value of Partnerships: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Combat Perinatal Lyme Disease Transmission
Moderator:
Sue Faberregistered nurse and co-founder and president of LymeHope
Speakers:
Dr Monica EmbersAssociate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and Director of Vector-Borne Disease Research, Tulane University School of Medicine
Dr Charlotte Maoscientific advisor in clinical infectious diseases
Dr. Elizabeth Darling
Sue Visser, DrPH, MSAssociate Director of Policy and Extramural Program, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, NCEZID/CDC
Kate NagelGrants Coordinator, Lymelight Foundation

3:45 p.m. ET – 4:00 p.m. ET
What’s next for 2023: Infection-Associated Chronic Disease Symposium
Moderator:
Bennett Nemser, Ph.D.Senior Program Officer, Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation
Panelist :
Julie Liao, Ph.D.Program Officer, Forum Director, National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine
Sue Visser, DrPH, MSAssociate Director of Policy and Extramural Program, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, NCEZID/CDC

4:00 p.m. ET – 4:30 p.m. ET
Open questions and answers
Questions can be submitted once the event is live.

4:30 p.m. ET – 4:35 p.m. ET
Last word
Bennett Nemser, Ph.D.Senior Program Officer, Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation

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