2:00–3:00 pm Public comment (in person, e-mail, and via teleconference)
3:00 pm Adjourn

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Keck Center of the National Academies
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Washington, DC 20001

9:00–9:45 am Causal Inference
Steven Goodman, M.D., M.H.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology
Division of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center
Departments of Pediatrics, Biostatistics, and Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Schools of Medicine and Public Health
9:45–10:30 am Biologic Mechanisms: Weighing the Evidence
Douglas L. Weed, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
Founder and Managing Member
DLW Consulting Services, LLC
10:30–10:45 am Break
10:45–11:30 am Multiple Sclerosis
Stephen L. Hauser, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology University of California, San Francisco
11:30 am–12:30 pm Lunch
12:30–1:15 pm Molecular Mimicry
Robert Fujinatni, Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology and Pathology University of Utah
1:15–2:00 pm Molecular Mimicry
Madeleine W. Cunningham, Ph.D.
George Lynn Cross Research Professor


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