Lymphedema Framework Project Consensus Stakeholder Meeting in Lymphedema:
Prioritization of National Issues and Goals in Moving Forward

 

Speakers

Stanley G. RocksonKeynote SpeakerStanley G. Rockson, MD, FACP, FACC

Dr. Rockson is the Allan and Tina Neill Professor of Lymphatic Research and Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. After earning his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, Dr. Rockson completed his internship and residency training in internal medicine at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital of Harvard Medical School, in Boston, Massachusetts, and fellowship training in the cardiac unit of Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American College of Angiology, and American College of Physicians, as well as a member of the International Society of Lymphology, American Society of Internal Medicine, the Society of Vascular Medicine and Biology, and the Paul Dudley White Society, among others. As a principal investigator or co-investigator, he has been involved in numerous clinical trials researching various aspects of lymphatic disease, vascular biology and cardiovascular medicine. His basic research involves the investigation of mechanisms of lymphangiogenesis and the identifications of biomarkers for lymphatic disease. As a Professor of Medicine, Dr. Rockson serves concurrently as the Stanford’s Chief of Consultative Cardiology and the Director of the Stanford Center for Lymphatic and Venous Disorders.Dr Rockson is Editor-in-Chief of Lymphatic Research and Biology and sits on the editorial board of Angiology. He has been a frequent invited lecturer at national and international meetings, congresses, and societies both here and abroad. He is the Founding Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Lymphatic Research Foundation (now LE&RN) and has served as Chair of the inaugural Gordon Research Conference entitled ‘Molecular Mechanisms in Lymphatic Function and Disease.’ Dr. Rockson has authored more than 140 scientific papers, reviews, book chapters and books devoted to various aspects of lymphatic biology and disease, vascular biology, and cardiovascular medicine. http://stanfordhospital.org/cardiovascularhealth/lymphaticvenous/team/

 

Additional Scientific Speakers

Dr. Joseph Feldman
Dr. Janice Cormier
Dr. Chi-Ren Shyu
Dr. Nicole Stout
Dr. Gui DeSouza
Dr. Jane Armer