Application for CGCM membership

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January 1, 1970 12:00 am

The GP-TCM Consortium has submitted an application for membership to the Consortium for Globalisation of Chinese Medicine (CGCM). All new membership applications will be considered and voted at the executive council meeting at the upcoming 9th CGCM Meeting to be held in Hong Kong on Aug 23-25, 2010.

Please see below for further details about the 9th CGCM Meeting:

The 9th Meeting of Consortium for Globalization of Chinese Medicine (CGCM) will be held in Hong Kong on August 23-25, 2010 (Monday – Wednesday). The Meeting provides a platform for regulatory-industrial-academic exchanges and potential research collaborations on various frontiers of Traditional Chinese Medicine among our worldwide CGCM members and guests. Two new sessions will be introduced at the upcoming meeting: “Acupuncture” and “Objective and Standard Assessments of Diagnosis in TCM”. The following themes will be addressed at the meeting:

  • Acupuncture
  • Bioinformatics and Database
  • Biological Activities and Mechanism Study (Cancer, metabolic, neural diseases & aging process, mechanism & drug interaction and immunomodulation)
  • Clinical Trial Education Herbal Resources (Cultivation, natural product, herbal quality and manufacture) Industry and Academic Collaborations
  • International Collaborations Objective and Standard Assessments of Diagnosis in TCM Quality Control Regulatory Affairs

The details of registration and preliminary programme of the meeting will be announced very soon.

Call for Abstracts:

Abstract Submission for Poster Presentations of the Meeting is now open for all CGCM members and invited guests. Any interested individual is required to submit abstract together with the Abstract Submission Form. Highlights of the posters would be discussed during the relevant workshop discussion sessions. Conclusions, action plans and milestones are expected to be drawn from the workshop sessions. 

  • Deadline for Abstract Submission: May 14, 2010 (Friday)
  • Submitted abstracts should be sent to on or before the deadline with the abstract submission form.

 Travel Grant

To support postgraduates to attend the 9th CGCM Meeting, up to 20 Travel Grants are now open for application. Awardees will receive up to USD 500 and free accommodation (shared room). You may wish to encourage your postgraduates to submit abstracts and apply for the Travel Grant.

New Institutional and Industrial Affiliate Membership

You are encouraged to take the initiative in inviting any potential institutions and companies, which are devoted to the research and development of herbal medicine, to join CGCM as Institutional or Industrial Affiliate Members. You may wish to provide the relevant contact person and information for CGCM.

 Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact CGCM at

The information given above has been provided by the CGCM Central Office.

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