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Research into Chinese medicine - research and international opportunities

Date: 6 July 2018
Time: 08:30 - 17:00

LSBU Southwark Campus - Keyworth Building, Keyworth Street, London SE1 6NG

Organiser: Prof Nicola Robinson
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Price: Before 15th June - Non members £150, Members £100, Life members/students £75. After 15 June - Non members £200, Members £150, Life members/students £125
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Debating current challenges and opportunities for Traditional Chinese Medicine, showcasing innovative international research, in association with Kew Gardens

This conference focuses on current advances in research in the practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Current research issues and methodologies will be debated with world renowned international researchers in this field. The conference will help you to understand more about the quality of current TCM evidence base and explore its use in clinical practice guideline development. International speakers include, Prof Aiping Lyu, Dean of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Baptist University, Prof Myeong Soo Lee, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, South Korea, Prof Jianping Liu  - Director of the Centre for evidence based Chinese Medicine, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Prof Zhaoxiang Bian, Professor in Chinese Medicine, Director of Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Clinical Study Centre, Hong Kong Baptist University. Dr Stephen Birch, Kristiania University College, Oslo, Norway, Prof Lixin Lao, The University of Hong Kong. 

The morning session will explore acupuncture, the placebo effect and sham controlled trials and its use in the clinical environment. The afternoon session specifically looks at clinical trials and herbal medicine. This one day conference at London South Bank University is organised by Prof Nicola Robinson, Professor of Traditional Chinese Medicine at LSBU. It is part of a larger 3 day conference being held with the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew (4-5th July) - The 6th Annual Meeting of the Good Practice in Traditional Chinese Medicine Research Association (GP-TCM RA). The full programme is available to all interested parties and can booked as 3 full days or 1 day at LSBU. The event at LSBU will specifically appeal to healthcare professionals, academics, researchers, students, and the general public with an interest in the evidence for the use of traditional Chinese medicine and its use in clinical practice. The full programme is available through the Key Gardens website.

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