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ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome:

The breaking news from around the world

Sunday 25 March, 2007

Norwood Concert Hall
175 The Parade, Norwood
(cnr George Street)
(bus stop 9)

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For everyone interested in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, this is a once-only opportunity to hear a panel of the world’s leading medical experts on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome explain the latest advances in research and treatment.


Dr Abhijit Chaudhuri (UK)

Prof Kenny De Meirleir (Belgium)

Prof Malcolm Hooper (UK)

Dr Daniel Peterson (USA)


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About the Speakers:

Dr Abhijit ChaudhuriDr Abhijit Chaudhuri (UK), Consultant Neurologist at the Essex Centre of Neurological Sciences. Dr Chaudhuri was appointed as a Senior Lecturer and Consultant Neurologist in July 2000. Research on fatigue in common neurological disorders is the main theme of Dr Chaudhuri’s work. He takes special interest in myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). His other areas of interest include multiple sclerosis, neurological infections and adult neurometabolic diseases. He has been widely published on a number of medical diseases and conditions. He has recently collaborated with Dr John Gow on the genetic biomarkers for CFS – what they have termed “the gene signature” for ME/CFS.


Prof Kenny De MeirleirProf Kenny De Meirleir (Belgium), MD, PhD. His vast experience includes roles as Professor of Physiology, Pathophysiology and Medicine, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium; Professor of Physiology and exercise physiology and Professor of Medicine at the University of Brussels. His research activities in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome date back to 1990. Winner of the Solvay Prize and the NATO research award. He has been director of one of the world’s largest CFS clinics for almost two decades. This is Prof De Meirleir’s second vist to Adelaide: he was also here in 2005.


Prof Malcolm HooperProf Malcolm Hooper (UK). Malcolm Hooper is a British biochemist and Emeritus Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Sunderland, UK, Malcolm Hooper has been one of the most outspoken advocates for ME/CFS patients and those who research the physiological foundations and progression of this disease. His studies of the similarities (and differences) between the disabling illnesses of Gulf War Syndrome (GWS), Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS) and ME/CFS, and his perseverance in advocating for the physiological basis of these illnesses, have allotted him a place of honor within the ME/CFS international community.


Dr Daniel L PetersonDr Daniel L Peterson (US), affiliate of the Sierra Internal Medicine Associates in Incline Village, Nevada; ME/CFS researcher and clinician; a board member of the American Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; and member of the International Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Study Group. He was one of the first doctors to recognise the illness in the US, treating the famous Lake Tahoe cases of ME/CFS in the early 1980s. Dr Peterson was honoured with the Pioneer Spirit Award from IACFS Conference 2007.

For further details contact the ME/CFS Society on mobile 0431 990 492 or 8410 8929 (Wednesdays) or email:


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