CFS, is it a virus?

24 May 2012, 4.00 PM

Canynge Hall, Room LG.08
Speaker: Dr Brian Angus - Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford

Dr Brian Angus is the Director of the Wellcome Trust UK Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine in Oxford. Dr Angus 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 MRC HIV CTU.

Synopsis

Brian will discuss the theories of CFS including the recent XMRV controversy and the PACE trial.

Contact information

The seminar is free and all are welcome (including members of the public) without needing to book a place. If you have difficulties with stairs, we have a lift to provide access to the lower ground floor.
Please contact Charlene for further information.