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Dysautonomia: Beyond Fight or Flight




8:30-8:45 Coffee
8:45-8:55 Welcome Christos Georgiades, M.D. Ph.D.
8:55-9:15 Autonomic Neuroscience for the 21st Century: Beyond Fight or Flight. Lawrence P. Schramm, Ph.D.
9:15-9:30 Patient Perspective Phyllis Teiko

Anatomy & Physiology of the Autonomic Nervous System

9:30-9:50 Anatomy of the Autonomic Nervous System Vassilis Koliatsos, M.D.
9:50-10:10 Back to Basics- Novel Approaches to Measure Peripheral Nerve Autonomic Function and Structure Michael Polydefkis, M.D.
10:10-10:25 Imaging of the Stellate Ganglia and Thoracic Sympathetic Chain Ari Blitz, M.D.
10:25-10:35 Coffee Break


10:35-10:50 POTS, Neurally Mediated Hypotension, and the Tilt Table Test Jeffrey A. Brinker, M.D.
10:50-11:05 POTS Tae Chung, M.D.
11:05-11:20 Cardiac Sympathectomy Harikrishna Tandri, M.B.B.S., M.D. /

Kaushik Mandal, M.B.B.S., M.D.

11:20-11:35 Neural Dysregulation in Airway Hyper-Reactivity and Asthma Bradley J. Undem, Ph.D.
11:35-11:50 Vascular Disorders/Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Ying-Wei Lum, M.D.


11:50-12:05 Excessive Sweating-Understanding Hyperhidrosis in the Context of Dysautonomia Malcolm V. Brock, M.D./Carissa Perry-Parrish, M.A., Ph.D.
12:05-12:20 Psychosocial Issues of Adolescent Dysautonomia Patients Kathleen H. Byrne, M.S.N., C.R.N.P., C.C.R.N.
12:20-12:35 Sympatholysis for Hyperhidrosis Christos Georgiades, M.D., Ph.D.
12:35-1:15 Lunch Break


1:15-1:30 Modulation of Autonomic Functions and its Applications. Jiande Chen, Ph.D.
1:30-2:00 Disorders of Connective Tissue, Autonomic and Enteric Dysfunction- What is the Connection? Insights from Bench Research into an Emerging Clinical Syndrome Pankaj Jay Pasricha, M.B.B.S., M.D.
2:00-2:40 GI Panel:

Gina L. Adrales M.D., M.P.H., Ellen M. Stein, M.D., Chen Jiande, Ph.D., Jay Pasricha, M.B.B.S., M.D., Tsion Abdi, M.D.

Related Diseases

2:40-2:55 Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Peter C. Rowe, M.D.
2:55-3:10 The Role of Dysautonomia in Raynaud's/Scleroderma Zsuzsanna McMahan, M.D., MHS
3:10-3:20 Closing Remarks Christos Georgiades, M.D., Ph.D.

Kelsey Bennett