Free seminar on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Bristol | Thursday, May 24

There will be a free seminar at Bristol University on Thursday, May 24, when Dr Brian Angus – director of the Wellcome Trust Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine in Oxford – will discuss various theories about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

The seminar will start at 4pm in Room LG.08 at Canynge Hall, 38 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS. It will be open to members of the public and there’s no need to book a place. If you have difficulties with stairs, there is a lift that will provide access to the lower ground floor.

In his wide-ranging talk, Dr Angus will discuss the recent controversy about XMRV and the PACE Trial.

The speaker joined the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine in 1993. He originally worked in Thailand and Ghana studying pharmacokinetics in severe malaria and melioidosis. His research focus is now on clinical trials in HIV, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, C. difficile-associated diarrhoea and new vaccines for tropical infections.

He is Clinical Tutor in Medicine and Reader in Infectious Diseases at the University of Oxford and Honorary Senior Clinical Scientist at the Medical Research Council”s HIC clinical trials unit.

The event is being staged by the university’s School of Social and Community Medicine.

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