ME Awareness Day conference in Burgess Hill, West Sussex | 12 May, 2012

Bookings are being taken for an afternoon conference being held by the reMEmber group in Burgess Hill, West Sussex, on Saturday, May 12 – ME Awareness Day.

The speakers will be: Professor Derek Pheby, an epidemiologist with a special interest in ME/CFS who will talk about the National Disease Register for ME/CFS andy the ME/CFS Biobank, both of which are being developed to provide a confidential database of information and a large collection of blood samples; Dr William Weir, a infectious diseases consultant, who specialises in ME/CFS and will discuss latest developments; and Kathy Stott, principal pharmacist at the Princess Royal Hospital, Haywards Heath, with lead responsibility for endocrinology, who will speak on immuno-modulatory drugs.

Bill Kent, from reMEmber, said that Professor Pheby will explain how blood samples will be taken and forms will be available for those wanting to donate blood.

Tickets to this event cost £3 and are available from reMEmber, Please send cheque and s.a.e to reMEmber, PO Box 1647, Hassocks, West Sussex , BN6 9GQ Email me_cfs@hotmail.com Tel: 01273 831733

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