Event Schedule

3rd Annual Lyme Disease in the Era of

Precision Medicine Conference

OCTOBER 2ND, 2018

New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 5th Ave, New York, NY 10029
7:45AM
7:45AM

Registration + Breakfast

8:30AM
8:30AM

Opening Remarks

Joel Dudley, Ph.D., Director, Institute for Next Generation Healthcare

8:45AM
8:45AM

Monica E. Embers, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Tulane University

“Resuscitation of the enigmatic “viable, but non-cultivable (VBNC)” B. burgdorferi spirochetes from antibiotic –treated animals infected with the Lyme disease pathogen”

9:10AM
9:10AM

Nicole Baumgarth, DVM, Ph.D.

Professor, University of California, Davis

“Borrelia burgdorferi and the subversion of the adaptive immune response”

9:35AM
9:35AM

Ying Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Johns Hopkins

“Developing more effective treatments for persistent Lyme disease”

10:00AM
10:00AM

Morning Lecture Discussion/Q&A

10:30AM
10:30AM

Break

11:00AM
11:00AM

On the Ground, in the Field, at the Bench: Lyme Disease Discovery Front Lines

Moderator:

Timothy J. Sellati, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Officer, Global Lyme Alliance

Panelists:

Brian S. Schwartz, M.D., M.S.

Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Matteo Danieletto, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist & Biomedical Software Engineer, Institute for Next Generation Healthcare

Richard S. Ostfeld, Ph.D.

Distinguished Senior Scientist, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

12:00PM
12:00PM

Lunch & Poster Session

1:00PM
1:00PM

John Aucott, M.D.

Director, Johns Hopkins Lyme Disease Clinical Research Center

“Clinical and Neurocognitive Characterization of Patients with Post-Treatment Lyme Disease”

1:25PM
1:25PM

Richard I. Horowitz, M.D.

Medical Director, HVHAC; Member, HHS Tick-Borne Disease Working Group; Co-Chair, HHS Subcommittee

“Precision Medicine: Outcomes from Data Mining 200 Patients Using The 16 Point MSIDS Model and Dapsone Combination Therapy for the Treatment of Chronic Lyme Disease/PTLDS”

1:50PM
1:50PM

Afternoon Lecture Discussion/Q&A

2:15PM
2:15PM

Advancing Collaboration through Next Generation Technologies

Moderator:

Kim Lewis, Ph.D.

University Distinguished Professor, Northeastern University

Panelists:

Liz Horn, Ph.D., MBI

Principal Investigator, Lyme Disease Biobank

Benjamin J. Luft, M.D.

Edmund D. Pellegrino Professor of Medicine, SUNY Stony Brook

Omai Garner, Ph.D., D(ABMM)

Assistant Clinical Professor, UCLA

3:15PM
3:15PM

Closing Address


OCTOBER 3RD, 2018

New York Academy of Sciences, 250 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10007
8:00AM
8:00AM

Registration + Breakfast

MORNING PLENARY - AUDITORIUM

8:50AM
8:50AM

Welcome Address

Savi Glowe, Director of Operations, Institute for Next Generation Healthcare

9:00AM
9:00AM

Suruchi Chandra, M.D.

Integrative Psychiatry & Medicine

Keynote

9:30AM
9:30AM

Joel Dudley, Ph.D.

Director, Institute for Next Generation Healthcare

State of the Science

10:00AM
10:00AM

Richard I. Horowitz, M.D.

Medical Director, HVHAC; Member, HHS Tick-Borne Disease Working Group; Co-Chair, HHS Subcommittee

State of the Medicine

10:30AM
10:30AM

Discussion and Q&A

LYMEMIND EXPO & BREAKOUT GROUP DISCUSSION

11:00AM
11:00AM

Open Expo / Refreshment Break

11:30AM
11:30AM

Living Well with Lyme: The Power of Nutrition

Victoria Kobliner, MS, RDN, Holcare Nutrition & Suruchi Chandra, M.D., Integrative Psychiatry & Medicine

12:15PM
12:15PM

“N-of-1 trials” for Patients with Chronic Lyme Disease: A Participatory Design Workshop

Jason Bobe, Associate Professor & Director of Democratized Health Innovation & Ryan Viglizzio, Senior Design Lead, Institute for Next Generation Healthcare

1:00PM
1:00PM

Lunch in Auditorium

AFTERNOON PLENARY - AUDITORIUM

2:15PM
2:15PM

Connecting Communities: Patient Partnership

Moderator:

Bennet Nemser

Senior Program Officer, Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation

Panelists:

Patricia DeLaMora, M.D.

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medicine

Steven Phillips, M.D.

Board-Certified Internist, Practice Focused on Vector-Borne Diseases

Phyllis Bedford

Co-Founder and Executive Director, LymeLight Foundation

James Enrico Bruzzese

Medical Student & Patient Advocate, CUNY School of Medicine

Samantha Sexton

Patient Advocate

3:10PM
3:10PM

Brian A. Fallon, M.D.

Director, Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center, Columbia University Irving Medical Center

A Ten-year Follow-up of Patients with Lyme Encephalopathy

3:40PM
3:40PM

Outreach, Advocacy and Building Momentum for Change

Moderator:

David Roth

Co-Chairman & Co-Founder, Tick-Borne Disease Alliance

Panelists:

Dana Parish

Author, Sony Music Artist, Lyme Educator

Holly Ahern, M.S., MT(ASCP)

Associate Professor of Microbiology, SUNY Adirondack

Linda Giampa

Executive Director, Bay Area Lyme Foundation

Kristen T. Honey, Ph.D., P.M.P

Innovator in Residence, Office of the Chief Technology Officer, Immediate Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

4:25AM
4:25AM

Lyme Minded

A sneak peak of the stories collected from the LymeMIND Experience.

4:40PM
4:40PM

Closing Address

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