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UK CMRC Conference Newcastle 13-14 October 2015

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Sasha, Jun 23, 2015.

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  1. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    I've searched and googled and can't find that there's already a thread on this, amazingly.

    Just read this on the MEA's site - look, there'll be livestreaming!!!

    Not quite sure of what. Is it the whole conference, @charles shepherd?

    http://www.meassociation.org.uk/201...newcastle-cmrc-conference-13-14-october-2015/

     
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    Simon

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    Delighted to see Rituximab featuring at the CMRC conference, and even more pleased to see George Davey Smith is coming to the party. He's a really interesting thinker, and just the kind of scientist we need to bolster the field in the UK - a highly respected researcher.

    Profile: George Davey Smith - insight (MRC)
    Plus more serious stuff, Professor George Davey Smith - School of Social and Community Medicine (Bristol University)

    He's probably best-known for his work on "How our genes conduct radomised trials "



    He co-authored and interesting 2007 article with Esther Crawley: Is chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS/ME) heritable in children, and if so, why does it matter? which I thought showed unusual clarity in this field, and even discussed problems of lack of correction when making many comparisions, a real problem with mecfs genetics studies.
     
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    Bob

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    That's interesting. And would probably explain Crawley's recent comments in the media re heritability, which surprised me:
    http://forums.phoenixrising.me/inde...fury-at-child-abuse-claims.38242/#post-610294
     
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    Kina

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    Read more about this topic here.
     
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