May 23 in London: The International ME/CFS Conference 2008 – Sub Grouping of and Treatments for ME/CFS

The 3rd annual International ME/CFS Conference, hosted by the UK Charity Invest in ME, will take place on 23rd May 2008 in London

The aim of the conference is to build on the research of previous years, and raise awareness of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS) and the necessity for a comprehensive, national and international biomedical research strategy for ME/CFS.

Theme and World Expert Speakers

The 2008 conference – with its focus on Sub Grouping of/Treatments for ME/CFS – will inform delegates of the current situation regarding definition, diagnosis and treatment of ME/CFS. Speakers will include the most renowned ME/CFS experts in the world. CPD-accreditation is pending and the full day agenda will be published shortly.

The speakers confirmed so far include:

  • Dr. Leonard Jason, PhD – Director of DePaul University’s Center for Community Research in Chicago, USA.

  • Dr. John Chia, MD – Infectious Disease Medicine specialist practicing in Torrance, California, USA.

  • Dr. Martin Lerner, MD – Infectious Disease Specialist at Wayne State University School of Medicine, Michigan, USA.

  • Dr. Jonathan Kerr, MD, PhD – “Sir Joseph Hotung Senior Lecturer in Inflammation” at St. George’s University of London and Consultant in Microbiology in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine – UK.

  • Dr. Julia Newton, PhD – Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University, UK.

  • Dr. Judy Mikovits, PhD – Research Director at the Whittemore-Peterson Institute for Neuro-immune diseases in Nevada, USA.

  • Dr. Irving Spurr, MD – a GP and chairman of the John Richardson Research Group, UK.

  • The Conference Chair will be Professor Malcolm Hooper – Emeritus Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Sunderland, UK.

  • The conference will be held in the Savoy Place in Westminster, London – a venue suited to healthcare professional and patient grou/charity networking.

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