Alternative Medicine

Location: Salon 6

Session Co-Chairs: Jack K. Der-Sarkissian, MD, Silva Karchikian, MD, Vagharshak M. Pilossyan, MD

13:30 Essentials of Osteopathy
Hovsep Babayan, DO
13:50 Music as Medicine: A Historical Perspective and Comprehensive Review of Current Clinical
Talin Babikian, PhD, ABPP
14:00 Meditation as Medicine
Vagharshak M. Pilossyan, MD
14:10 Case Studies in Survival: Two Armenian Physicians in 1922 Smyrna
Jack K. Der-Sarkissian, MD
14:30 From Aznavour to a System of a Down: Western Musical Perspectives of the Armenian Genocide
Jack K. Der-Sarkissian, MD
14:50 New Methodological Approach to Familial Mediterranean Fever and its Treatment
Armen Nersisyan, MD, PhD
15:05 Question and Answer Session / Panel Discussion
15:20 Coffee Break
15:35 The Information of Narek as a Modern Method of Psychotherapy Addressed to all the
Nationalities and Times
Armen Nersisyan, MD, PhD
15:50 Traditional Medicine in Armenia
Mkrtich N. Avagyan MD, PhD
16:20 Intestinal Microflora, Probiotics, Immunity, and Autism
Harout Bronozian
16:40 Apparent Higher Prevalence of Non-neuro Psychological Co-morbidities in PKU Individuals and
Their First Degree Relatives than in the General Population
Anna Angele Haroutunian, MD
16:55 Question and Answer Session / Panel Discussion