WP8 – Acupuncture-Moxibustion

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Acupuncture is an important part of TCM and is receiving increasing acceptance in western medicine for treating certain medical conditions. However, most of the efficacy was built on observation of changes of subjective “syndromes”. Is it possible to use functional genomics methodology in cells, animal models and in patients to improve our understanding of the nature of acupoints and meridians to better interpret the efficacy of this traditional therapy? So far there are no answers yet to these important questions. WP8 will discuss these topics in …more

TCM Acupuncture & Herbal Practitioners survey

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Electronic survey to help to inform about training, practice and common conditions treated by TCM …more

WP8 Kick-off Meeting

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WP8 Kick-off meeting was held on 31st October – 1st November 2009 in Beijing, …more

WP8 Kick-off Meeting

The Kick-off meeting of “WP8 – Functional Genomics in Studies of Acupuncture- Moxibustion and Meridians” was held on 31st October – 1st November 2009 in Beijing, China at NuoLin Hotel. …more