EASTmedicine Research Group



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Dr Yi-Li Wu and Dr Leslie de Vries of the Beyond Tradition project at the Faculty of Science and Technology's EASTmedicine group, held a successful workshop entitled, Comparative Perspectives on Body Materiality and Structure in the History of Sinitic and East Asian medicines.

Dr Lena Springer presented a paper at the MAGic 2015 – Anthropology and Global Health: Interrogating Theory, Policy and Practice conference, and has also has been invited to give a lecture at the Vienna Dialogues in Medical Anthropology series.

The International workshop: 'Comparative perspectives on body materiality and structure in the history of Sinitic and East Asian medicines' will he held at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI on 2–4 October 2015.

EASTmedicine doctoral researcher Claudia Citkovitz’ project “Acupuncture During Acute Stroke Rehabilitation: Stakeholder Experience and Feasibility for Future Study” at New York University Lutheran Medical Centre in Brooklyn, is one of the projects of distinction as demonstrated by exceptional impact, quality, and congruence with the ELCA Social Statement ‘Caring for Health:...

International Workshop 'Developing an Interdisciplinary and Multilingual Digital Knowledge Base on Tibetan Medical Formulas with a Focus on Stress-related (rlung) Disorders'

Following last year's successful launch, we are excited to announce the second EASTmedicine Summer School.

Prof. Volker Scheid will give a talk on 21 January entitled ‘Symptoms, Patterns, Constellations: Divergent Genealogies of the Emergent Interface Between Systems Biology and Chinese Medicine’ as part of the Wellcome Trust's History of Pre-Modern Medicine Seminar Series.

Prof. Volker Scheid will participate in an event organised by the Royal College of Physicians and Alma Mata on 28 November 2013 from 18.30 to 20.00 at the Royal College of Physicians in Regents Park.

Staff from the EASTmedicine Research Centre and Department of Complementary Medicine played an important role in making the 8th International Congress on Traditional Asian Medicine (ICTAM 8) an outstanding success.

Panel organized by Dr. Mona Schrempf und Dr. Lena Springer, EASTmedicine Research Center, University of Westminster London

The 8th International Congress on Traditional Asian Medicine (ICTAM 8) will be held at the Samsung Sancheong HRD Center in Korea from September 9 to 13 of 2013.

A new paperback edition of 'MEDICINE BETWEEN SCIENCE AND RELIGION: Explorations on Tibetan Grounds', coedited by University of Westminster’s Dr Mona Schrempf, has been published.

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