Free Webinars: Searching for ME/CFS + Long Covid Treatments

Free webinars January 21 + February 15! Registration required.

Join us for a free webinar with our 2021 Stupski Award winners, Efthymios Kalafatis and Jennifer Stone, PhD, experts on ME/CFS and Long Covid who will discuss their research and answer your questions.

Session I
January 21, 2022
10am PT
Please click here to register.

Efthymios [Themos] Kalafatis
Data Scientist/Machine Learning Engineer

Kalafatis, a data scientist and person with ME/CFS, will discuss tracking his ME/CFS symptoms and analyzing the data and how that led to his Stupski-funded project, which applies powerful machine learning and text analysis methods to better understand symptoms, identify potential associations with treatments and life events and examine models of temporal patterns.

Kalafatis has over 20 years of data and text mining experience and holds a patent on a methodology that uses machine learning, network analysis and natural language processing for medical research. He has applied artificial intelligence techniques to research ME/CFS and natural language processing methods to analyze patient records. Themos has a BA from the University of Portsmouth and a MSc from the University of East Anglia.

Session II
February 15, 3pm PT
Please click here to register.

Jennifer Stone, PhD
Australian National University

Dr. Stone will discuss her Stupski-supported project, which uses advanced analytic methods to compare important demographic and clinical characteristics in people with ME/CFS to Long Covid controls and healthy controls.

Dr. Stone recently received her PhD in clinical epidemiology from Australian National University. She has co-authored several journal articles using data and modeling to uncover causes of disease. Jennifer earned her BA and MPH from the University of Queensland.

Skip to content