Created in 2012, The Institute operates in a patient oriented environment that is committed to providing customized treatment plans with thorough followup and patient review. As a result, our patients receive comprehensive care that is personally tailored for their best result.
The Institute is directed by Dr. Nancy Klimas, Chair of Clinical Immunology at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Klimas is an internationally recognized figure in the treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and other Neuro Immune Disorders. Over her more than 20 years of professional experience, Dr. Klimas has advised U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius on matters relating to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, served as President for the International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and has worked closely with such notable organizations as the Department of Defense, Center for Disease Control, and the National Institute of Health.
Dr. Klimas is joined by Dr. Irma Rey, a clinician with over 20 years of medical experience and director of the Institute's education program. In addition to her clinical prowess, Dr. Rey also has over 30 years of teaching experience and is key to the Institute's educational mission and propagation of its treatment methodologies.
The Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine (“Institute”) is a premier research and treatment center for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and other related Neuro Immune Disorders. The term neuro-immune disease refers to a group of illnesses that are the result of acquired dysregulation of both the immune system and the nervous system, often resulting in lifelong disease and disability. Symptoms may include mild to severe cognitive impairment; disordered sleep; severe headache; swollen lymph nodes; sore throat; malaise; postural orthostatic tachycardia; painful nerves, joints and or muscles; abdominal pain; nausea; and unusual fatigue. These diseases most often follow an infectious or flu-like illness that does not fully resolve after standard treatment or over a typical course of time. Diseases such as Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV/AIDs), fibromyalgia, autism spectrum disorder, lyme disease and Gulf War Syndromes are some of the illnesses that are treated at the Institute.
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