The symposiumaims at providing a platform for information exchange and healthy discussion to enhance high-quality acupuncture and meridian research and international research networking.


Korean Pharmacopuncture Institute (KPI) successfully hosted the international symposia on acupuncture research in 2001 and 2003. Since 2005, the annual symposium on acupuncture and meridian studies (SAMS) has been jointly held by the KPI and the Society for Meridianand Acupoint, with lectures, posters and clinical workshops by leading researchers.

This year¡¯s symposium is going to be hosted in cooperation with Acupuncture and Meridian Science Research Centre (AMSRC) at the KyungHee University, Korea.