The Newsletter of The GP-TCM Research Association, March 2017 can be downloaded here: GP-TCM RA NL-28-3-2017-compressed

Dear Members and Friends of the GP-TCM Research Association,

Greetings from London, Belgium and Taichung!

This edition features:

• Editorial by your Editor and Teasurer, entitled “Integrative Chinese Medicine”
• In loving memory of Professor George Lewith
• Reports on the 33rd GP-TCM RA BoD Meeting
• Essay by Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation
• Lancet Editor-in-chief Richard Horton talk about China’s healthcare
• Nobel laureate Yoshinori Ohsumi talk about “his time” of doing research
• A TCM Roundtable Meeting “Possible Synergies between Western and Traditional Chinese Medicines” held in Prague on 23 February 2017
• GP-TCM RA Honorary Member Professor Geoffrey Burnstock’s hypothesis on acupuncture and his recent honour from China

Remember this is YOUR Newsletter! Please send us interesting news and exciting developments related to TCM research in your part of the world.

Sounding Board: Reserved for GP-TCM RA members, this section is dedicated to members who wish to express their opinions, share their views and comment on publications in previous issues of the GP-TCM RA Newsletters. All members are sincerely invited to contribute proactively. Please feel free to e-mail us!

Best regards,

Yours sincerely,

Qihe, Pierre and Yuan Shiun

Dr. Qihe Xu, King’s College London, London (;
Prof. Pierre Duez, University of Mons, Mons (; and
Prof. Yuan Shiun Chang, China Medical University, Taichung (

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