“Science in TCM – TCM in Science” – 20 – 22 April 2018

10th International Workshop on Traditional Chinese Medicine in Porto (Portugal) 20 – 22 April 2018 (Alunos IPN com preço especial)

Dear Colleagues and Friends of Chinese Medicine,

We have previously invited you to the Workshop in Oporto. We are proud that many world-class specialists of Chinese Medicine have confirmed their participation.

Some highlights of our programme include the following talks:

Sven Schröder, Involvement of cortical network connectivity in immediate acupuncture analgesia – randomized clinical and experimental placebo controlled studies
Dr. med., Director HanseMerkur Center for TCM, University Medical Center, Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany

Thomas Efferth, Translating experimental evidence into clinical application: Artesunate for cancer therapy
Professor, Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Biology, Institute of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Mainz, Germany

Edna Ooko, Mechanism of action of Artemisinin derivatives in induction of iron-dependent cell death (Ferroptosis) in tumor cells
Dr., Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega, Kenya

Detlef Schikora, Photodynamic Spectroscopy – a new powerful tool in cancer medicine
PD Dr., Head of the biophysics research group at the Faculty of Science of the Paderborn University, Germany

Cheng Xiaodong, Traditional Chinese Medicine regulates Tumor Immune Evasion through the PD-1/PD-Ls Costimulatroy Signalling
Professor of Immunology, Oncology, and Traditonal Chinese Medicine, Director Institute of Clinical Immunology Yue-yang Hospital of Integrative Medicine, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China

Rudolf Herbst, Acupuncture for the treatment of atopic itch – A systematic literature review
Professor, Dr. med., Director of dermatology and allergology at HELIOS Clinics Erfurt, Germany

Gerhard Litscher, From Laser to Traditional Chinese Medicine
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine: Head of Research Unit, University of Graz, Austria

Kuo Yu-Cheng, Meridian Medicine on New Drug Development and Laser Acupuncture
Professor, Taipei Medical University School of Post-baccalaureate Chinese Medicine, China

A special feature of this Workshop will be that each talk reveals well-proven clinical concepts to be integrated in your daily TCM practice.

All abstracts and posters will be published in a peer-reviewed booklet “Scientific Approaches to Chinese Medicine” with ISBN number. It will contain the following three categories:

  • Abstracts of talks
  • Short communications (1-3 pages)
  • Posters

We ask you to submit your abstract using the attached form.

Speed up and register now!  Please find attached the Registration Form.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Porto!

Best wishes

Prof. Dr. med. Johannes Greten
President of DGTCM and