Texas Chapter Events

Texas Chapter Meetings aka “Texas Road Show” - See updates!

Lone Star Update! 

We currently have only July open for a meeting location. If you have a venue in Texas you would like to volunteer to host, please contact the TX Chapter at TXChapter@lymphaticnetwork.org. The roster is full for the remainder of the 2019, and we are already scheduled for January 2020! Please contact us for dates in 2020.  It’s never too early to prepare for World Lymphedema Day! 

Road Show Dates & Locations 

12:30pm to 2:00 PM Wednesday, July 10 – TeleConference Meeting 

12:30pm to 2:30 PM Saturday, August 10, 2019 - Houston, TX – Speaker: Walter Prado, L&R USA, will present “Managing Lymphedema for Optimum Benefits”

12:30pm to 2:30 PM Saturday, September 14, 2019 — Houston, TX — Speaker: Amy Ewell, OT CLT-LANA Texas Vascular with JOBST USA presents “Learn about Vein Disease & Lymphedema”

12:30pm to 2:30 PM Saturday, October 12, 2019 — San Antonio, TX — Speaker: Kate Obermiller, PTA, CLT-LANA. Made possible with a generous donation by Cynthia Schneid.

12:30pm to 2:30 PM Saturday, November 9, 2019 – Austin, TX – Speaker: TBA, Made possible with a generous donation by Leslie Zachary. 

12:30pm to 2:30 PM Saturday, December 14, 2019 – Austin, TX – Speaker: Missy Garner, P&H Services. Made possible by a generous donation by Dr. Angela Wicker-Ramos PT, DPT, CLT-LANA, Director and Founder of Cancer Rehab and Integrative Medicine Austin.

Speaker topics and hosting venue will be further announced in newsletters via the LE&RN Chapter Blog and our Facebook page via Events.  Light refreshments will be served.

RSVP today!

To RSVP, you may email TXChapter@lymphaticnetwork.org.  Please allow 1-3 days for a reservation acknowledgement. You may also RSVP via this link: https://lymphiestrong.com/2019/03/24/tx-lern-chapter-meetings-rsvp/

Texas Chapter Meetings aka “Texas Road Show” - Join us!

Lymphatic Education & Research Network, Texas Chapter Meeting Dates

As the patient volunteer Chair of the Lymphatic Education & Research Network Texas Chapter, I am proud to announce that we will being hosting in-person meetings at various places around Houston, Austin, and San Antonio initially as part of our Texas Road Show initiative. If you have a venue you would like to volunteer, please contact the TX LE&RN Chapter at TXChapter@LymphaticNetwork.org. 

Time & Dates

12:30pm to 2:00pm Saturday, May 11, 2019  – Katy, TX

12:30pm to 2:00pm Saturday, June 15, 2019 – Houston, TX — Speaker: Dr. Melissa B. Aldrich, LE&RN Symposium Presenter and Centers for Excellence Champion,e will present “What Vessels Look Like in Lymphatic Diseases – Lessons from Imaging”

12:30pm to 2:00pm Saturday, July 13, 2019

12:30pm to 2:00pm Saturday, August 10, 2019

12:30pm to 2:00pm Saturday, September 14, 2019 — Houston, TX — Speaker: Amy Ewell, OT CLT-LANA Medical Education Advisor, JOBST USA

12:30pm to 2:00pm Saturday, October 12, 2019 — San Antonio, TX — Speaker: Kate Obermiller, PTA, CLT-LANA

12:30pm to 2:00pm Saturday, November 9, 2019

12:30pm to 2:00pm Saturday, December 14, 2019

Texas Chapter Newsletter May 2019

Lymphatic Forum 2019 in Austin, Texas ~ May 30 - June 1

Lymphatic Forum 2019 in Austin, Texas  ~ May 30 - June 1

The Lymphatic Education and Research Network (LE&RN) and the North American Vascular Biology Organization (NAVBO) are pleased to sponsor the upcoming Lymphatic Forum 2019, Exploring the Lymphatic Continuum, May 30-June 1, 2019 at the AT & T Conference Center, Austin, Texas.  Hosted by Texas A&M University and Lymphatic Consortium.  Key organizers are David Zawieja, Texas A&M University, Stanley Rockson, Stanford University and Jan Kitajewski, University of Illinois,

Topics to include-

Clinical/patient session Clinical Aspects of lymphatic pathologies and patient perspectives Lymphatic development and remodeling
Biomechanics of lymphatic structure & function
Lymphatic muscle and lymph flow
Novel insights on mechanisms of lymph transport
Inflammation and the lymphatic-immune interface
Role of Lymphatics in infectious and parasitic diseases
Mixed vascular (lymphatic-venous) anomalies
Quantitative analysis of lymphatic structure & function
Lymph Interstitial Fluid "omic" profiles in health and disease
Lymphatic tissue engineering, stem cells and nanoparticles


The Forum will also include Plenary Talks and Poster Sessions with great opportunities for the involvement of young investigators.  For more information, visit the North American Vascular Biology Organization (NAVBO).

Although this is not a Texas Chapter initiative we post related events here to inform our Texas LE/LD community

TX Chapter Chair, Verne Seneriz lobbies in Washington DC for research funding and insurance coverage

Texas Run/Walk to Fight LE & LD Saturday, March 17, 2018

Texas Run/Walk to Fight LE & LD Saturday, March 17, 2018

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Texas Run/Walk to Fight LE & LD Saturday, March 17th 4pm at the George Ranch Historical Park

Texas Run/Walk to Fight LE & LD Saturday, March 17th 4pm at the George Ranch Historical Park

Register now! www.LymphWalk.org

3rd Annual Texas Walk to Fight Lymphedema & Lymphatic Diseases Oct 15, 2016

3rd Annual Texas Walk to Fight Lymphedema & Lymphatic Diseases Oct 15, 2016

Want to Join the Fight against lymphedema and other lymphatic diseases? Join the 2016 Texas Walk to Fight Lymphedema & Lymphatic Diseases in Plano at John Paul II High School. **Check-in/Registration will be from 8 - 9 am** **Silent Auction, with many great items, including a signed Tony Romo jersey!** This year's Walk is proudly sponsored by the following: BSN medical (Premier Presenting Sponsor), Tactile Medical (Presenting Sponsor), BioCompression Systems, ImpediMed/L-Dex, Juzo, Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Mikimoto, Medi, Kroger, LymphaPress, Women's Health Boutique, and Kashi.

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LE&RN Texas Walk to Fight Lymphedema & Lymphatic Diseases October 10, 2015

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