KING GEORGE III AND THE PORPHYRIA MYTH: Use of Computer Diagnostics in Historical Figures

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Meeting Details
Speaker: Professor Timothy Peters View Flyer
Biography: University of Birmingham
Date: Thursday, 14th May 2015
Time: 8:00 pm
Venue: Studio Theatre
Description: Recent re-evaluation of the King's illness has shown the porphyria diagnosis to be unsustainable. Computer diagnostics and handwriting analysis confirmed recurrent mania followed by progressive cognitive impairment. This meeting will be preceded at 7:30 by the Society's AGM.