International FD Research Conference

Researchers from across the world shared their latest findings with clinical presentations on new therapies and recent developments in cell and animal models. There were presentations on varied subjects including: an update on our understanding of the nervous system in FD (Horacio Kaufmann, MD), possible new therapies to stabilize the cardiovascular nervous system (Lucy Kaufmann, PhD), recording sympathetic nerve activity in FD patients (Vaughan Macefield, PhD), retinal structure abnormalities (Carlos Mendoza, MD), knee joint taping (Alberto Palma, MD, PhD) and the effects of inhaled beta2-adrenergic and anti-cholinergic in FD patients (Bat El Bar, MD).

The conference was organized by the Dysautonomia Foundation.