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

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

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.

    For registration by e-mail or to downlad registration form,
    click here.

    Download the Conference Flyer at http://tinyurl.com/2lacjd

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