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Dr Byron Hyde to speak in Dublin

Dr. Byron M. Hyde is one of the most prominent professionals working in ME/CFS worldwide. He graduated in medicine from the University of Ottawa where he was the Director and Chief of the International Exchange Program for the Canadian Association of Medical Students and Interns (CAMSI), and in his earlier career he studied in Munich at the University Kinderklinik and in Paris at the Necker Hospital for Children. Dr. Hyde has now been a physician for 25 years has authored a book on Electron Microscopy and two non-medical books.

In 1984, Dr. Hyde began the full-time study of the disease process then known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (renamed in 1986 by Dr. Gary Holmes in the USA to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome). He has worked exclusively with ME/CFS patients since 1985. In 1988, Dr. Hyde organized an association and founded The Nightingale Research Foundation, dedicated to the study of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. He has also acted as Chairman of the 1990 Cambridge Easter Symposium and of the Workshop on Canadian Research Directions for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in May 1991, at the University of British Columbia. Further information about Dr Hyde and The Nightingale Research Foundation can be found at "

Dr Hyde will be speaking in Dublin on October 22nd. Full details will be posted in our meetings section in due course.


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