Tuesday 7 September

Wednesday 8 September

 

Session 3: Prostate Cancer

Invited lecture on Prostate Cancer

E. Klein

Pres.

 

Invited lecture: Pathogenesis

I. Singh

Pres.

 

Variant XMRVs in clinical prostate cancer

J. Petros

N/A

 

Failure to detect XMRV in prostate cancer and benign prostatic tissues

K. Sfanos

Pres.

 

XMRV prevalence in prostate cancer tissue and the role of the prostate compartment in XMRV infection

N. Fischer

N/A

 

XMRV infection of prostate cancer patients from the Southern United States and analysis of possible correlates of infection

B. Danielson

Pres.

 

 

Session 4: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Invited lecture on Chronic fatigue syndrome

F. Ruscetti

N/A

 

Prevalence of XMRV in CFS patients and healthy controls

B. Huber

N/A

 

XMRV in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Pilot Study

M. Hanson

N/A

 

Detection of MLV-related virus gene sequences in blood of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome and healthy blood donors

S. Lo

Pres.

 

Detection of infectious XMRV in the peripheral blood of chronic fatigue syndrome patients in the United Kingdom

J. Mikovits

N/A

 

 

Session 5: Assay development

Invited lecture: Assay development/ epidemiology + blood supply

B. Switzer

N/A

 

Development and optimization of a multiplex serological assay to detect XMRV antibodies

R. Bagni

Pres.

 

Development of a GFP-indicator cell line for the detection of XMRV

K. Lee

N/A

 

Development of XMRV immunoassays useful for epidemiologic studies

X. Qiu

Pres.

 

Validation of XMRV single-copy assays (X-SCA) to detect xenotropic MLV-related virus in human blood products

M. Kearney

Pres.

 

 

Session 6: Epidemiology and Screening

No evidence for XMRV in CFS and MS patients in Germany despite the ability of the virus to infect human blood cells in vitro.

N. Bannert

N/A

 

Search for XMRV in Swedish patients with myalgic encephalitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and prostate cancer; methods and results.

J. Blomberg

Pres.

 

Multi-laboratory evaluations of XMRV nucleic acid detection assays

G. Simmons

Pres.

 

 

 

 

 

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