Invest in ME announce full list of speakers for their 29 May conference

March 31, 2015

Invest in ME have announced the full list of speakers for their annual research conference to be held at 1 Birdcage Walk, Westminster – home of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers – on 29 May 2015. It will be their 10th international event.


08.55 Dr Ian Gibson – Conference Opens
09.05 Professor Ian Charles – Keynote Speech: Solving ME: What a Research Park Has to Offer in Resolving a Chronic Disease
09.30 Dr Luis Nacul – Incidence and Prevalence of ME
09.55 Dr Amolak Bansal – Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis: Combining clinic and research
10.25 Refreshments Break
10.50 Professor Mady Hornig – Markers of Immunity and Metabolism in ME/CFS
11.25 Professor Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik Dr Don Staines tbc – Update from National Centre for Neuroimmunology and Emerging Diseases – NCNED
11.55 Dr Jo Cambridge – B-cell biology and ME/CFS
12.20 IiME Projects – Student Researchers The Next Generation
12.45 Refreshments Hot buffet Lunch
13.45 Dr Neil Harrison – Immune-Brain Communication and Relationship to Inflammation
14.10 Professor Jonas Bergquist – Proteomics in ME/CFS
14.35 Dr Claire Hutchinson – Biomarkers for ME: Visual Processing and ME/CFS
15.00 Professor Betsy Keller – Molecular markers before/after exercise /Activity guidelines to avoid symptom flares
15.00 Refreshments Break
15.25 Dr John Chia – Enterovirus Research in ME/CFS
16.15 Dr Oystein Fluge / Professor Olav Mella – Multi-centre Rituximab Clinical Trial for ME/CFS
17.10 Plenary Will ME Be Treatable/Cured?
17.30 Dr Ian Gibson – Adjourn

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