European ME Alliance Members Sponsor

Dr. David Bell European Lecture Tour

Autumn 2010


Invest in ME, in conunction with members of the European ME Alliance are to sponsor a series of lectures in Europe by Dr David Bell. The lectures are to take place in late September. We hope we will be able to arrange Dr. Bell's lectures in Ireland, UK, Norway and Sweden, Belgium and Spain. More details will follow later.

In the UK Invest in ME will be arranging the schedule with Oxford, Norwich and Sunderland being venues already known.

Dr Bell has recently been performing studies on XMRV and will have results in time for the lectures.

Dr David Bell MD has vast experience of ME/CFS.

He graduated from Harvard College in 1967 with an AB degree in English literature followed by Boston University with an MD degree in 1971. Post doctoral training in paediatrics was completed in 1976 with subspecialty training in Paediatric Behaviour and Developmental Disorders. In 1978 he began work at the University of Rochester but soon began a private practice in the town of Lyndonville, New York.

In 1985 nearly 220 persons became ill with an illness subsequently called chronic fatigue syndrome in the communities surrounding Lyndonville, New York. This illness cluster began a study of the illness which continues today.

Dr. Bell is the author or co-author of numerous scientific papers on CFS, and, in 2003 was named Chairman of the Advisory Committee for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome of the Department of Health and Human Services. Publications include A Disease of A Thousand Names, (1988) and The Doctor’s Guide to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, (1990).

Dr. Bell currently practices general medicine in Lyndonville, New York with his wife Nancy, a family nurse practitioner. Roughly half of the patients seen in the practice suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, orthostatic intolerance, and/or myalgic encephalomyelitis.

For more information about Dr Bell's work click here.

For more information on the David Bell Lecture Tour please contact EMEA - click here.

For more information on the David Bell Lecture Tour in the UK please contact IiME - click here.

Our next newsletter will contain more details of this tour.

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Last Update: 21 May 2010