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Dr. Klimas

Dr. Klimas, an expert in immune disorders, talks about the Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine, which will conduct cutting-edge research and treat patients suffering from ME/CFS and Gulf War Illness (GWI).

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 The Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine and Nova Southeastern University is taking decisive and informed action to keep students, faculty, staff and patients, as well as the community, safe. We are strictly following guidance from the CDC, the Florida Department of Health and the Broward County Health Department. Temperature checks will be performed prior to entry at our facilities. Telehealth appointments are available, and we are seeing patients in clinic as need be.


Dr. Nancy Klimas discussing what you should do about COVID-19, if you have ME/CFS


Dr. Nancy Klimas discussing what you should do about COVID-19, if you are a veteran with Gulf War illness.


To  Vaccinate or Not - With ME/CFS


By Nancy Klimas, MD, Director, INIM 

Mission Statement

The Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine at Nova Southeastern University strives to advance knowledge and care for people with complex neuro-inflammatory illnesses through the integration of research, clinical care and education.

Current research focus at the Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine at Nova Southeastern University includes myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), Gulf War illness (GWI), fibromyalgia, autism, Lyme disease, HIV/AIDS and other chronic complex medical illnesses. Investigators, clinicians and educators are committed to applying scientific advances to promote efficiency, enhance patient care and improve clinical utility. This advancement is done through clinical, laboratory, computational and integrative cardiovascular immunological research, all of which are conducted at the institute by renowned researchers in their respective fields.

Environmental​ ​Medicine​ ​Fellowship​

We are proud to announce a new 2-year Fellowship program in Environmental Medicine. This program is available to candidates who have completed a 3-year program in Internal Medicine. Eligible candidates should have a strong interest in Environmental Medicine and Immunology.

Upon successful completion of the program, candidates will be Board eligible in Environmental Medicine and, therefore, able to sit for board certification examinations in Environmental Medicine. The program will be based at our Fort Lauderdale and Kendall Campus offices and will allow 6 months of environmental medicine rotations at locations throughout the United States.

The Fellowship will teach and provide experience for the physician within the context of the diagnosis and care of the environmentally ill patient. For more details, view the Core Curriculum of Environmental Medicine.

If interested, please send your CV/resume to Dr. Irma Rey.

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