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ONLINE TALK: Microclots with Prof Resia Pretorius & Dr Caroline Dalton

Updated: Nov 18, 2022

"Vascular pathology in post-viral conditions:

the role of Microclots"

Thursday 1st December 2.00pm


Guest speakers: Distinguished Professor Resia Pretorius of Stellenbosch University (South Africa) and Dr Caroline Dalton of Sheffield Hallam University

Image from Sheffield ME And Fibromyalgia Group. Black text on white background, and white text on blue background. Top right: photographs of Prof Resia Pretorius and Dr Caroline Dalton. Text: SMEFG presents: Science From Your Sofa Thursday 1st December 2.00pm bit.ly/SMEFG-microclots On Zoom and livestreamed to Facebook Free - Open to all. Vascular pathology in post-viral conditions: the role of Microclots. Prof Resia Pretorius - Head of the Physiological Sciences department at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Dr Caroline Dalton - Lead for Living Well with Chronic Disease at Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre, and Lead of Health and Disease group in Biomolecular Sciences Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University. Hosted by Sheffield ME and Fibromyalgia Group

The next in our series of accessible Science From Your Sofa talks is coming very soon!

Join us on Thursday 1st December at 2.00pm on Zoom for a talk about microclots, with experts Professor Resia Pretorius of Stellenbosch University and Dr Caroline Dalton of Sheffield Hallam University. These tiny clots in the blood may help to explain post-exertional malaise in ME/CFS and Long Covid.


Professor Resia Pretorius is Head of the Physiological Sciences department at Stellenbosch University, South Africa.

Dr Caroline Dalton is Lead for Living Well with Chronic Disease at Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre, and Lead of Health and Disease group in Biomolecular Sciences Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University.


The talk will also be live streamed on our Facebook page. In addition, the talk will be recorded and available to watch on our website and YouTube channel. As always, the talk will be free and open to everyone, wherever you are - and we will make sure to write-up the content of the talk in our quarterly magazine!



In case you missed them,

here are our most recent talks:

Q&A on Long Covid with Gez Medinger, author of The Long Covid Handbook


Talk on DecodeME - the world's largest genetic study on ME/CFS, with Professor Chris Ponting


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