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World Encephalitis Day in California

Encephalitis Global, Inc. is proud to join to celebrate and raise awareness!

LA JOLLA, Calif. - Jan. 15, 2014 - PRLog -- The First Annual World Encephalitis Day was recently announced by the Encephalitis Society from North Yorkshire UK.

Here in North America, Encephalitis Global, Inc. (a USA-registered non profit organization) is proud to join in this celebration at their FACES 2014 Encephalitis Conference to be held February 21st through 23rd at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla, CA.

Speakers at the Conference will include:

Dr. Jacopo Annese, director of The Brain Observatory at the University of California San Diego.   Dr. Annese's studies include specific diseases that impact the structure and function of the brain, such as Alzheimer’s disease and HIV/AIDS;

Dr.Melanie Burgos-Alarcio, pediatric neurologist from Phoenix Arizona.  Dr. Alarcio  has treated many patients with autoimmune encephalitis/encephalopathy and is an expert in PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders);

Becky Dennis, author of Brain Wreck and patient advocate as well as chief marketing officer of a publicly traded New York company.   Becky is an encephalitis survivor who will speak on patient advocacy.

Marius van Welie, author and encephalitis survivor will travel from The Netherlands to discuss his book, “God's Humor: my life after Encephalitis.”   The book is being published on World Encephalitis Day, February 22, 2014.

Aad Bastemeijer, Marius’ partner for 27 years, Secretary of the Board of Facility Management, Policy Control and Evaluation, City of The Hague, Netherlands.   He will speak on the experience of being an encephalitis survivor's partner and caregiver.

Elise Verberg (writer and professional coach) is acting chairman of the Dutch Meningitis Society and is  Marius van Welie's ghostwriter.

FACES Encephalitis Conference organizers will welcome attendees who wish to learn more about this misunderstood and often misdiagnosed disease.

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Location:La Jolla - California - United States
Industry:Health, Medical
Tags:Encephalitis, Neurology, Brain, Hashimoto
Last Updated:Jan 16, 2014
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