‘Lifting the Veil – Infectious Pathogens & Their Role in Chronic Disease’

On Sunday March 8th, the Academy of Nutritional Medicine is holding a ground-breaking conference led by four top specialists from around the world, all of them experienced in the subject of infectious pathogens and chronic disease. The subject matter will range through human retroviruses and ME, fibromyalgia, autism, Lyme Disease and other tick-borne pathogens, as well as outlining different therapeutic interventions for these conditions. 

AONM Conference


Dr. Judy Mikovits PhD is a molecular biologist and virologist with over 30 years of scientific expertise. After over 20 years at the National Cancer Institute, she served as Research Director of the Whittemore-Peterson Institute (WPI) for Neuroimmune Disease inNevada, USA, for 5 years. As well as discussing her insights into retroviruses and neuroimmune disease, she will also be discussing her recent book “Plague: One Scientist’s Intrepid Search for the Truth about Human Retroviruses and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Autism, and Other Diseases”, and the wider implications of what it reveals.

Dr. Armin Schwarzbach, Ph.D, MD has specialised in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with tick-borne diseases for over 15 years. He was co-founder of the Borreliosis Clinic Augsburg (BCA) from 2007 – 2014, and is now CEO of the laboratory ArminLabs, Augsburg, Germany. He is a Board Member of the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society, ILADS and serves as an expert on advisory committees on Lyme Disease in Australia, Ireland, France and Germany. Dr. Schwarzbach will be speaking on the topic: “Multiple infections by Borrelia burgdorferi and other tick-borne pathogens: symptom complexity, diagnostic tests and consequences for therapy.”

Professor B. K. Puri, MA, PhD, MB, BChir, BSc (Hons) MathSci, DipStat, PG Dip Maths, MMath, FRCPsych, FSB is a researcher and medical consultant at Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College London and Breakspear Medical Group. He is actively involved in researching complex disorders using state-of-the-art electrophysiological, brain scanning and biochemical and molecular biological techniques. He will cover the cardiovascular, urological and neuropsychiatric sequelae of Lyme Disease, as well as the role of gut infection in autism.

PROGRAM: (To be regularly updated)

Registration and coffee 8.30am

End of conference 5pm

Judy Mikovits book signing event 5pm – 6pm (PLAGUE will be available to buy throughout the day).

Please complete Eventbrite registration for the seminar or contact our dedicated event team for email application and other payment options.

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Early booking recommended to avoid disappointment.

Teas & coffees, whole fruits & snacks, nuts, dried fruit and seeds available on arrival at registration and during breaks.

Also includes buffet lunch with gluten free options.


  • Health Professionals – £77
  • Charity Representatives – £62
  • Students – £40
  • Patients – £40
  • Immediate Carers – £40

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Oxford Suite, The Academy @ Holiday Inn London

Regent’s Park, Carburton St, London W1W 5EE