Pharmacopuncture Workshop @ 4 pm on October 1st in the School of Physiotherapy
Pharmacopuncture is a new form of therapy in Traditional Korean Medicine and the conjunction of herbal medicine and acupuncture therapy. It is newly developed based on studies in such areas as acupuncture, acupuncture-moxibustion, herbology and prescription writing. Pharmacopuncture workshop will be held October 1st before the iSAMS and it will be a good opportunity to learn and know about advanced Korean Medicine. The lecture will be presented with video demonstration and the speaker is a former Sangji University Hospital director and professor, Kirok Kwon who is a famous pharmacopuncture specialist in Korean.
Speaker Ki-Rok, Kwon, O.M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Kwon directs the Research Center of Pharmacopuncture Medicine, at the Korean Pahrmacopuncture Institute. He was a professor of oriental medicine, at the Sangji University, from 1995 to 2009. And he was a president of Oriental Medical Hospital, Sangji University, from 2008-2009. He has published about 200 original articles, reviews and some textbooks including ‘Pharmacopuncturology’. These studies explore the ability of Pharmacopuncture at the clinical areas in Korea.
He managed the clinic of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) about 10 years, and this was the first attempt to cure ALS by Oriental Medicine in Korea. Also, He contributed to made and have developed the bee venom therapy and Mountain Ginseng Pharmacopuncture.
• Vice President of Korean Pharmacopuncture Institute
• Formal Prof. of Oriental Medical College, Sangji Univ.
• Formal President of Oriental Medical Hospital, Sangji Univ.
• Formal Manager of ALS Clinic, Oriental Medical College, Sangji Univ.
• Formal Chairman, Research Center of Pharmacopuncture Medicine, KPI
• 2006, 2007, 2008 Prize of Excellent Researcher, Sangji Univ.
Publication of Textbook
• “Pharmacopuncturology”(Korean Version, English Version, Chinese Version)
• “Acupuncture & Moxibustionology” (Korean Version)
• “Beevenom Therapy” (Korean Version)
• “Easy learning Cupping Therapy” (Korean Version)
Publication of Papers
• Target genes involved in antiproliferative effect of modified ginseng extracts in lung cancer A549 cells. Acta Biophys Sin. 2014.
• An enzymatically fortified ginswng extract inhibits proliferation and induces apoptosis of KATO3 human gastric cancer cells via modulation of BAX, mTOR, PKB, and IkBa. Molecular Medicine Report. 2014;
• Study of 13-weeks, repeated, intramuscular dose toxicity test of Swet Bee Venom in Sprague-Dawley rats. J.Pharmacopuncture. 2014.
• Study on a 4-weeks, recovery test of Sweet Bee Venom after a 13-week repeated, intramuscular dose toxicity test of in Sprague-Dawley rats. J.Pharmacopuncture. 2014.
• Effects of Sumsu (Bufonis venenum) Pharmacopuncture treatment on depression in mice. J.Pharmacopuncture. 2014.
• Intravenous single-dose toxicity of Mountain Ginseng Pharmacopuncture in in Sprague-Dawley rats. J.Pharmacopuncture. 2014.
• Isolation and characterization of 32-kDa fibrinolytic enzyme from Gloydius blomhoffisiniticus venom. J.Pharmacopuncture. 2014.
• Plexiform neurofibroma treated with. Pharmacopuncture J.Pharmacopuncture. 2014.
• Identification and analysis of the noble pGAPDH gene differentially expressed genes in Wild Ginseng. J.Pharmacopuncture. 2013.
• Identification and Expression Analysis of Chloroplast p-psbB Gene differentially expressed Genes in Wild Ginseng. J.Pharmacopuncture. 2012.
• Mountain Ginseng extract exhibits anti-lung cancer activity by Inhibiting the nuclear translocation of NF-κB. The American J. of Chinese Medicine. 2012.
• Identification and analysis of the chloroplast rpoC1 gene differentially expressed genes in Wild Ginseng. J.Pharmacopuncture. 2012.
• Comparative analysis of the Bufonis Venenum by using TLC, HPLC, and LS-MS for different extraction methods. J.Pharmacopuncture. 2012.