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Oct 5th (Fri)
1st Day of Symposium (Aerial Conference Centre- Building 10)
Time Presenter Title
08:00~08:30 Registration
08:30~09:30 Opening Ceremony & AMS Awards Ceremony
Session: Mechanisms of Acupuncture
Chair Persons : Professor Chris Zaslawski and Professor Charlie Xue
09:30~10:30 John Longhurst
(University of California, Irvine)
** Keynote Speech A Decade and a Half of Acupuncture Research, Mechanistic Insights from Bench to Bedside
10:30~11:00 Richard Harris
(University of Michigan)
Central Neural Mechanisms of Acupuncture: lessons from chronic pain
11:00~11:30 Sheng Xing Ma
(University of California, Los Angeles)
Nitrous Oxide- a plausible mechanism for the acupuncture effect
11:30~12:00 Session: Round Table Discussion
12:00~13:00 Lunch & Poster Session
Session : Evidence of Acupuncture Research
Chair Persons : Professor Zhang Shi Ping and Dr. Tony Zhang
13:00~14:00 Kwangsup Soh
(Seoul National University)
** Keynote Speech Primo Vessel Research: a new understanding
14:00~14:30 Myeong Soo Lee
(Korean Institute of Oriental Medicine)
Acupuncture Systematic Reviews- the current state of evidence
14:30~15:00 Hitoshi Yamashita
(Morinomiya University of Medical Sciences)
Differences in practice, effect and safety of acupuncture among countries; an example of Japan
15:00~15:30 Karen Bilton
(University of Technology, Sydney)
The Reliability of Contemporary Chinese Pulse Diagnosis
15:30~16:00 Break & Refreshment
Session : Acupuncture and pain mangement
Chair Persons : Professor Alan Bensoussan and Professor Peter Meier
16.00~17:00 Charlie Xue
(Royal Melbourn Insitutue of Technology)
** Keynote Speech The Role Of Acupuncture For Pain Management In The Emergency Department
17:00~17:30 Hugh MacPherson
(University of York)
Acupuncture and other physical treatments for the relief of chronic pain due to osteoarthritis of the knee: network meta-analysis
17:30~18:00 Kazunori Itoh
(Meiji University of Integrative Medicine )
Effects of trigger point acupuncture treatment on temporomandibular disorders (TMD): A preliminary study for a pragmatic trial
18:00~18:30 Session: Round Table Discussion
18:30~20:00 Welcome Reception
Oct 6th (Sat)
2nd Day of Symposium (Auditorium @ Science Hall- Building 4)
Time Presenter Title
08:30~09:00 Registration
Session : Acupuncture & Public Health Research
Chair Persons : Dr. Zhen Zheng and Dr. Byeongsang Oh
09:00~10:00 Beth Sommers (Boston University) ** Keynote Speech Exploring Acupuncture Across the Spectrum of Public Health Research.
10:00~10:30 Jon Adams
(University of Technology Sydney)
Public Health Research in Australia- Issues and Strategies for developing evidence for complementary medicine
10:30~11:00 Jon Wardle
(University of Technology Sydney)
Using Public Health and Health Services Research as a Tool to Develop the Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Professions
11:00~11:30 David Sibbritt
(University of Technology, Sydney)
Public health research: insights for acupuncture
11:30~12:00 Session: Round Table Discussion
12:00~13:00 Lunch & Poster Session
Session : Acupuncture & Pain
Chair Persons : Professor Richard Harris and Dr. Hugh MacPherson
13:00~14:00 Jaung-Geng Lin
(China Medical University)
** Keynote Speech Evidence-Based Medicine in Acupuncture Analgesia
14:00~14:30 Phillip Siddal (University of Sydney) Clinical Pain: An Update on the Current Practices
14:30~15:00 Zhen Zheng (Royal Melbourn Insitutue of Technology) Does acupuncture reduce the use of analgesics for patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain? A meta-analysis
15:00~15:30 Zhang Shi Ping
(Hong Kong Baptist University)
From bed-side to bench-top: which mechanism is responsible for acupuncture in pain treatment?
15:30~16:00 Break & Refreshment
Session : Pharmacopuncture Research
Chair Person : Dr. Richard Li
16:00~16:30 Sungchul Kim
(Wonkwang University)
Review of the studies and methods of medical treatment using Scolopendrid Pharmacopuncture published between 2001 and the present day
16:30~17:00 Hyunmin Yoon
(Dong-Eui University)
The Clinical Effect of Placenta Pharmacopuncture on facial Palsy
17:00~17:30 Hwaseung Yoo
(MD Anderson Cancer Center)
Comparative analysis of the Bufonis Venenum by extraction methods using TLC, HPLCand LC-MS
17:30~18:00 Jongcheon Joo
(Wonkwang University)
Effects of Medicinal Herbs and Phamacopunctures on the Variables Related to Cerebral Blood Flow
19:00~21:00 Gala Party
Oct 7th (Sun)
3rd day of Symposium (Auditorium @ Science Hall Building 4)
Time Presenter Title
08:30~09:00 Registration
Session : Integrative Medicine
Chair Persons : Professor Jon Adams and Dr. Beth Sommers
09:00~10:00 Aiping Lu
(Hong Kong Baptist University)
** Keynote Speech Bian Zheng (pattern differentiation) and its role in research
10:00~10:30 Kelvin Chan
(University of Western Sydney/ University of Sydney)
A personal view on how to research into integration of TCM with conventional medical concepts
10:30~11:00 Ven Tan (HealthPac) Integration of Chinese and Modern Biomedicine-Is it possible?
11:00~11:30 Byeongsang Oh
(University of Sydney)
Integrative Medicine in Australia: Past, Current and Future
11:30~12:00 Session: Round Table Discussion
12:00~13:00 Lunch & Poster Session
Session : Pain and Cancer Pain Research
Chair Persons : Dr. Ven Tan and Professor Aiping Lu
13:00~14:00 Kjell Fuxe (Karolinska Institute) ** Keynote Speech The receptor heterodimers and receptor mosaics in the CNS and their role in pain modulation
14:00~14:30 Peter Johnstone (Indiana University) Modernizing Ancient Therapy: Acupuncture for Cancer Symptom Clusters
14:30~15:00 Chris  McKeon
(University of Western Sydney)
Evaluation of an acupuncture service in a day oncology unit
15:00~15:30 Christine Berle
(University of Technology, Sydney)
Lateral Elbow Pain: A Randomised Controlled Pilot Study
15:30~16:00 Break & Refreshment
Session : Acupuncture & Gynecology
Chair Persons : Dr. Terje Alreck
16:00~16:30 Elisabeth Stener-Victorin
(University of Gotenberg)
Acupuncture in Reproductive Medicine – Effects and Mechanisms
16:30~17:00 Danforn Lim
(University of New South Wales)
The ACU-PCOS: An Australian Randomised Controlled Trial: lessons to be learnt
17:00~17:30 Sue Cochrane
(University of Western Sydney)
Prior to Conception: the role of an acupuncture protocol in enhancing women’s reproductive functioning
17:30~18:00 Anna Benrick
(University of Gotenberg)
Different effects of manual and electrical acupuncture stimulation on insulin sensitivity in rats with and without dihydrotestosterone induced PCOS
18:00~18:30 Closing Ceremony (Poster Awards)
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