November 20th – 21st, 2021
International Congress – Free streaming

Provisional program

Saturday Nov. 20th, 2021

08:50   |   Roberto Gatto

09:00   |   John McDonald
Acupuncture History & Research: A 50-Year Journey.

09:30   |   Emilio Minelli
From Traditional to Integrative Medicines.

09:45   |   Alice Fauci
An evidence-based approach for strengthening the scientific evidence on TCM.

10:00   |   Eugenio Paci, Paolo Giorgi Rossi, Silvia Deandrea
Does it work or not: Acupuncture in the era of EBM. A special case?

10:30 - 10:45 | BREAK

10:45   |   Baoyan Liu
The role of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the pandemic Covid 19 in China based on real world data.

11:15   |   Peijing Rong
The mechanism underlying transcutaneous auricular electrical stimulation of auricular acupuncture points on mild cognition impairment.

11:40   |   Wei Wei
Treatment of gastrointestinal diseases with “gut-brain coregulation” method.

12:00   |   Shuzhong Gao
GAO's Extra Acupoints & Clinical Application.

12:15   |   Yang Jie
Acupuncture on Endometrial Receptivity: new Perspective to Improve IVF Outcomes.

13:00 - 14:00 | BREAK

14:00   |   Giuseppe Gorini
Effectiveness of acupuncture compared to other smoking cessation methods (cyitisine, group behavioural therapy programmes).

14:30   |   Beltrán Carrillo
Acupuncture in cognitive impairment.

15:00   |   Gary Deng
Traditional Chinese Medicine at a Major Cancer Center in the United States: the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center experience.

15:30   |   Hedi Luxenburger

15:45   |   Thomas Burgoon
Modern Science: Demonstrating Fundamental Principles of Traditional Chinese Acupuncture.

16:30 - 16:45 | BREAK

16:45   |   Virginia Doran
Potential Benefits of Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture.

17:15   |   Frank Butler
Using advances in western anatomy to broaden our therapeutic interventions.

17:45   |   Marc Grossman
The myopia and computer eye strain epidemic. An Integrative Medicine approach.

18:15   |   Ilhan Oztekin
The effects of Acupuncture on nausea, vomiting and pain status after thyroid surgery.

18:30   |   Patrick Sautreuil
Amputation stump pain and Neuro Acupuncture.

Sunday Nov. 21st, 2021

09:00   |   Michel Vinogradof
Return to the source.

09:00   |   Peter Deadman
Prevention is better than cure - teachings from the yangsheng tradition.

10:00   |   Philippe Sionneau
Covid-19: a disease so easy to treat! Chinese medicine is more potent than Western medicine?

10:40   |   Vita Revelli
The wheel of life, a Chinese medicine perspective of ageing.

11:15 - 11:30 | BREAK

11:30   |   Stephen Birch
The meridians, qi regulation & Japanese Meridian Therapy.

12:15   |   Charles Buck
Benevolent deception.

13:00 - 14:00 | BREAK

14:00   |   Ivan Zavala
Master Tung bloodletting.

14:40   |   Frank Butler
Using an unconventional Shang Han Lun approach to treating Covid-19.

15:10   |   Allen Tsaur
A contextual view of Zhang Jingyue's Yin Yang, eight principles and ten questions.

15:40   |   Geneviève Le Goff
Cosmological genesis, human gestation, and herbs in Classical Chinese Medicine.

16:30 - 16:45 | BREAK

16:45   |   Andrew Nugent-Head
Patient-centric practice: modifying chronic injury protocols to increase clinical outcomes.

17:15   |   Kumiko Shirai
The art of Japanese abdominal palpation: Fukushin for the purpose of herbal prescription.

17:50   |   Caroline Strassberg
Jing Architecture in Chinese Medical Anatomy.

18:20   |   David Trevino
Individualizing Acupuncture Treatments for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS).

Organizing committee

Roberto Gatto - Fabio Lodo - Marco Maiola - Gabriele Piuri - Vita Revelli

Lecturers & Moderators

Stephen Birch, Holland
Ph.D, L.Ac, Associate Professor, Kristiania University College, Department of Health Sciences, Oslo (Norway).

Charles Buck, UK
Former President of the British Acupuncture Council. Expert of WHO ICD 11 TCM terminology project.

Thomas Burgoon, USA
M.D., Past President of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA).

Frank Butler, USA
L.Ac., Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine.

Beltrán Carrillo, Spain
M.D., President of the Spanish Medical Acupuncture Society (SAME).

Liz Cross, USA
Master's degree in Chinese Medicine. Medical massage at The Alternative Clinic in Asheville, North Carolina.

Peter Deadman, UK
Founder and Editor of The Journal of Chinese Medicine. Teacher of Chinese medicine all over the world. Co-author of the best-selling A Manual of Acupuncture and author of Live Well Live Long : Teachings from the Chinese Nourishment of Life Tradition.

Silvia Deandrea, Italy
M.D., specialised in Public Health, Ph.D in Biostatistics. President of the Italian scientific society for mammography screening.

Gary Deng, USA
M.D., Medical Director of the Bendheim Integrative Medicine Center at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC). Clinical Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University in New York City.

Virginia Doran, USA
L.Ac, international teacher and practitioner of Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture.

Alice Fauci Italy
Researcher of the Italian National Institute of Health. Scientific Director of the Joint Sino-Italian Laboratory on Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Shuzhong Gao, China
Professor, President of Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chief physician, supervisor of doctoral students, Qi Huang Scholar. Vice President of China Association of Acupuncture-Moxibustion.

Roberto Gatto, Italy
M.D., President S.I.A. and Centro Studi So Wen.

Paolo Giorgi Rossi, Italy
M.D., Director of the Epidemiology Unit at the AUSL – IRCCS of Reggio Emilia.

Giuseppe Gorini, Italy
M.D., Epidemiologist Institute for the study, prevention, and oncology network (ISPRO).

Marc Grossman, USA
O.D., L.Ac. Creator of the world’s largest holistic eye care web site.

Geneviève Le Goff, USA
L.Ac., Director of a state accredited continuing education program for licensed acupuncturists.

Baoyan Liu, China
Professor, President of World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies. Chief Researcher of China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences Beijing (China).

Hedi Luxenburger, Germany
M.D., President of ICMART (International Council of Medical Acupuncture and Related Techniques, board of German Medical Acupuncture Association (DÄGfA).

Jeanette Maier, Italy
M.D., Full Professor of General Pathology and Pathophysiology, University of Milan.

Marco Maiola, Italy
M.D., Secretary S.I.A., Didactic Director Centro Studi So Wen.

John McDonald, Australia
Registered Acupuncturist, Ph.D., Dean of Traditional Chinese Medicine at various colleges, senior lecturer, founding President of the Australian Council for Chinese Medicine Education.

Emilio Minelli, Italy
Professor, Deputy Director WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional, Complementary and Integrative Medicine. Vice-President Società Italiana Agopuntura. Vice President Centro Studi So Wen.

Roberta Monzani, Italy
M.D., Chief Surgical Day Hospital Humanitas Hospital. Adjunct Professor Open Faculty Humanitas University Milan - Board S.I.A.

Andrew Nugent Head, USA
Doctorate in the Chinese University system and residency in the hospitals of Beijing and Hangzhou. Founder of the Association for Traditional Studies (ATS) and The Alternative Clinic in Asheville, North Carolina.

Ilhan Oztekin, Turkey
Professor Yeditepe University Hospital Istanbul. President of Istanbul Acupuncture and Complementary Medicine Association, Istanbul (Turkey).

Vita Revelli, Greece
Lic.Ac-UK, Bachelor of Science (Acupuncture) - UK, Master TCM gynaecology at Beijing TCM University, Director of the International “Academy Of Oriental Medicine” (GR & UK headquarters), Board member of WFCMS, sinologist and anthropologist (SOAS -UK).

Eugenio Paci, Italy
M.D., cancer epidemiologist, past-director of the journal Epidemiology and Prevention.

Peijing Rong, China
Professor, Lead researcher, doctoral supervisor, and post-doctoral co-advisor of China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences (CACMS). Deputy director of Institute of Acupuncture and Moxibustion of CACMS.

Patrick Sautreuil, France
M.D., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialist. Past President of Association Scientifique des Médecins Acupuncteurs de France (ASMAF) and member of the board of ICMART.

Kumiko Shirai, USA
Doctorate in acupuncture and Chinese medicine at Oregon College of Oriental Medicine (OCOM).

Philippe Sionneau, France
Bachelor's degree of Traditional Chinese Medicine. State diploma (PR China) (China - Wu Han - Hubei University of Chinese Medicine). 38 Chinese medicine texts published in 6 countries.

Caroline Strassberg, USA
L.Ac., graduated from the classical Chinese medicine program at the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, OR, USA.

Michele Tedeschi, Italy
M.D., Research Administration Manager and Head of Clinical Trial Office Humanitas Clinical and Research Center-IRCCS, Board S.I.A.

David Trevino, USA
Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Science. Master's in Physical Education in Human Health & Performance. Master of Science Degree in Oriental Medicine from the American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine in Houston.

Allen Tsaur, USA
Doctoral degree in Oriental Medicine from Maryland University of Integrative Health. Nationally board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in Oriental Medicine.

Michel Vinogradof, France
M.D., Association Française Acupuncture.

Wei Wei, China
Professor. Ph.D., Chief researcher, Professor and Mentor Chinese Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences. Professor of China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine. Director of Gastroenterology, Wangjing Hospital Beijing.

Yang Jie, China
Professor, Doctoral supervisor, and postdoctoral co-advisor at Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Ivan Zavala, USA
L.Ac practitioner and Professor of Chinese medicine.

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