iSAMS 2014 Preliminary Agenda Kamijo Auditorium
1st Day 2nd Day 3rd Day
Time Speaker Affiliation Title
Oct. 3rd (Fri) - 1st Day of Symposium (Kamijo Auditorium)
8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:30 Opening Ceremony & AMS Awards ceremony
Session: Acupuncture Clinical Research 1
Chairs: John Longhurst, Wei Zhou
9:30-10:30 John Longhurst University of California, Irvine, USA Cardiovascular Mechanisms Underlying Acupuncture Focus on Hypertension
10:30-10:55 Hiromi Yamamoto Kinki University, Japan Application of acupuncture to cardiovascular disease
10:55-11:20 Wei Zhou University of California, Los Angeles, USA Cardioprotection of electroacupuncture against global and regional myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury
11:20-11:45 Discussion & iSAMS 2017 video
11:45-12:40 Lunch
Session: Acupuncture Clinical Research 2
Chairs: Jacqueline Fishie, Dominik Irnich
João Eduardo De Araujo
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University of São Paulo, Brazil Electromyographic and Strength Analyses of Activation Patterns of the Wrist Flexor Muscles after Acupuncture
13:05-13:30 Stephanie C. Tjen-A-Looi University of California, Irvine, USA Acupuncture’s Actions on Hypotension:  Central Mechanisms
13:30-13:55 Jacqueline Filshie The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, UK A Randomized Study to Investigate the Effectiveness of Acupuncture for the Relief of Dyspnoea in Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma
13:55-14:20 Satoru Yamaguchi Saitama Medical University, Japan Effect of Acupuncture Stimulation on Cerebral Blood Flow using Arterial Spin Labeling MRI in Patients with Migraine
Vera Lucia Rasera Zotelli
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Piracicaba Dental School University of Campinas, Brazil Nausea Control by Needling at Acupuncture Point Neiguan (PC6) during Intraoral Impression Taking Procedure
14:45-15:00 Afternoon Tea Break
Session: Acupuncture Research 1
Chairs: Tadashi Hisamitsu, David Baxter
15:00-16:00 Tadashi Hisamitsu Showa University, Japan Effects of Electroacupuncture and Traditional Herbal Medicine on the Blood Fluidity
16:00-16:25 David Baxter University of Otago, New Zealand Laser Acupuncture Treatment: Potential Mechanisms of Action
16:25-16:50 Shintaro Ishikawa Showa University, Japan Efficacy of Electro-acupuncture for Paclitaxel-induced Peripheral Neuropathy in rats
Sayid Mahdi Mirghazanfari
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AJA University of Medical Sciences, Iran Leech Therapy for Linear Incisional Skin Wound Healing in Rats
17:15-17:40 Kenji Imai Meiji University of Integrative Medicine, Japan Effect of electrical acupuncture on colonic transit measured by a new method using the radiopaque marker in conscious rats
17:40-18:05 Dominik Irnich University of Munich, Germany Evidence for the Implementation of Acupuncture into multimodal treatment of chronic low back pain
18:30-20:00 Welcome Reception (17F Showa Restaurant)
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Oct. 4th (Sat) - 2nd Day of Symposium
8:30-9:00 Registration
Session: Acupuncture Clinical Research 3
Chairs: Harumi Hotta, Hitoshi Yamashita
9:00-9:50 Thomas Lundeberg Karolinska Institute University Hospital, Sweden Peripheral Effects of Acupuncture - A Role for Myokines?
9:50-10:15 Miyuki Matsumoto Showa University, Japan Gentle cutaneous stimulation using the M-Test for disabled people with paresis
10:15-10:25 Break
10:25-10:50 Harumi Hotta Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Japan Effect of gentle skin stimulation on bladder function
10:50-11:15 Jiande Chen Johns Hopkins University, USA Needleless Transcutaneous Electroacupuncture for Functional Gastrointestinal Diseases
11:15-11:40 Kazushi Nishijo Takarazuka University of Medical and Health Care, Japan A Scientific Investigation of the Traditioal Medical Arts of Acupuncture Therap Using Biological Functions
11:40-12:05 Hitoshi Yamashita Morinomiya University, Japan Characteristics and implications of RCTs on acupuncture conducted in Japan: systematic reviews
12:05-13:00 Lunch
Session: Acupuncture and Pain Management 1
Chairs: Thomas Lundeberg, Kenji Kawakita
13:00-14:00 Robert F. Schmidt University of Würzburg, Germany From nociception to chronic pain
14:00-14:25 Kazunori Itoh Meiji University of Integrative Medicine, Oriental Medicine, Japan Trigger Point Acupuncture Treatment for Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MPS)
14:25-14:50 Kenji Kawakita Meiji University of Integrative Medicine, Oriental Medicine, Japan Physiological Activities Elicited by Acupuncture and its Sham Devices in Humans and Rats
14:50-15:05 Afternoon Tea Break
Session: Acupuncture and Pain Management 2
Chairs: Peter AS Johnstone, Caroline Smith
15:05-15:30 Torao Ishida Suzuka University of Medical Science, Japan The comparative study of NIRS and Eastern medicine phenomenon in the meridian point commonly used for pain relief
15:30-15:55 Peter A.S. Johnstone Moffitt Cancer Center, USA Acupuncture for Cancer Symptom Control at Moffitt Cancer Center
15:55-16:20 Karen Pilkington University of Westminster, UK Producing convincing evidence on acupuncture in psychiatry and pain: an analysis progress
16:20-16:45 Caroline Smith The University of Western Sydney, Australia The role of acupuncture with pain management for women with period pain.
Dina Law
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University of Otago, New Zealand Effectiveness of laser acupucture for musculoskeletal pain: A systematic review with meta-analysis
19:00-21:00 Gala Dinner (Shinagawa Prince Hotel Main Tower, Sapphire 22F)
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Oct. 5th (Sun) - 3rd Day of Symposium
8:30-9:00 Registration
Session:Acupuncture Research 2
Chairs: Mieko Kurosawa, Sae Uchida
9:00-9:50 Kjell Fuxe Karolinska Institute, Sweden Heteroreceptor complexes in the CNS: Focus on their role in pain modulation
Rongjie Zhao
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Mudanjiang Medical University, China Effect of Acupuncture at Zu-San-Li (ST36) on the Activity of the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis During Ethanol Withdrawal in Rats
10:15-10:25 Break
Sae Uchida
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Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Japan Cholinergic vasodilative system in the cerebral cortex: effects of acupuncture and aging
10:50-11:15 Mieko Kurosawa International University of Health and Welfare, Japan Autonomic responses to somatic afferent stimulation
11:15-11:40 Anna Benrick University of Gothenburg, Sweden Insulin sensitivity and acute regulation of metabolic pathways after a single acupuncture session- a translational study
Chatchada Sutalangka
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Khon Kean University, Thailand Laser acupuncture improves memory impairment in animal model of Alzheimer's disease
12:05-13:00 Lunch
Session: Pharmacopuncutre (KPI)
Chairs: Karen Pilkington, Sungchul Kim
13:00-14:00 Kwang-sup Soh Seoul National University, Korea Immune cells, embryonic-like stem cells and primo microcells in primo vascular system
14:00-14:25 Hwaseung Yoo Dunsan Korean Medical Hospital of Daejeon University, Korea Pharmacopuncture in Cancer Care
14:25-14:50 Seungdeok Lee Dongkuk Unniversity, Korea Efficacy of Root Bark of Ulmus Davidiana Planch Pharmacopuncture on the Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis: Double Blinded Randomized Controlled Trial
14:50-15:15 Seunghun Cho Kyunghee University, Korea Pharmacopuncture for neuropsychiatric diseases
15:15-15:40 Jongcheon Joo Wonkwang University, Korea Efficacy and Safety of Sasang Constitutional Herbal Tea and Pharmacopuncture in Patient with Chronic Fatigue
15:50-16:20 Closing Ceremony & Poster Awards
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  • Korean Pharmacopuncture Institute (KPI) 157-200. AKOM Building 4F. Gayang-dong,
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