Dr. Nancy Klimas and Dr.
Peter Rowe were the featured speakers at the kNOw More CFS
Seminar in Charlotte, NC.
Over 180 people came from near and far to the SouthPark Hyatt
Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina to hear Dr. Nancy Klimas and Dr. Peter C.
Rowe discuss new medical insight into CFS. Participants hoping for a deeper
understanding of current research and advances were not disappointed, as Drs.
Klimas and Rowe highlighted numerous studies and detailed interesting
Dr. Klimas is a professor at the University of Miami School of
Medicine and has been active on the CFS front since 1986, becoming one of the
most well-respected researchers on the topic. At the seminar she described a
number of recent research findings. Dr. Rowe is a Professor of Pediatrics at the
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore, MD, where he has directed the
Chronic Fatigue Clinic since 1996. His talk covered pediatric CFS.
Over 180 people turned out to hear Dr. Klimas and Dr. Rowe describe
CFS research advances and case
One woman, having come from out of state to attend
the event, said, "My friend drove me 5 hours to get here, and we’ll
drive 5 hours back today, but it was well worth it because
I’ve never gotten so much detailed information on my disease."
Others echoed similar sentiments as the crowd slowly thinned
out, chatting and exchanging stories well after facilitator Dr. Charles Lapp
formally concluded the session.
The Association plans to host two kNOw MORE CFS seminars in
2006. Send an email, subject line KNOW MORE to receive information on the dates
and locations of these half-day programs.
A DVD of the program is in production and will be available
for purchase online – look to the next issue of CFIDSLink for more