K 06 SPECIAL SESSION: The Contribution of Biomarkers to Symptom Science

Saturday, 21 July 2018: 3:30 PM-4:00 PM
Summary: This session will focus on the role of biological measures in better understanding why individuals may experience unique symptom profiles or more severe symptom burden. Genetic, neuroendocrine, electrophysiologic, and microbial markers will be discussed as examples in symptom research. Recommendations will be made for achieving more comprehensive knowledge regarding symptoms.
Organizers:  Sandra J. Weiss, PhD, DNSc, FAAN, Department of Community Health Systems, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
Moderators:  Shu-Ling Hung, PhD, Department of Nursing, National Tainan Junior College of Nursing, Tainan City, Taiwan