International Conference on Brain Research in Chinese Medicine: Degeneration and Repair (ICBRCM)

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We are glad to announce that the "International Conference on Brain Research in Chinese Medicine: Degeneration and Repair (ICBRCM)", organized by School of Chinese Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) will be held on 26-28 July 2018 at LT2, Yasumoto International Academic Park, CUHK.

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN.

Registration
Hong Kong local full-time students can enjoy privileged price of HK$150 on registration fee by 15 July 2018 (HKT). The online registration ends on 24 July 2018 (HKT).

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HK$500

HK$500

For Hong Kong local full-time students^ (Privileged Offer#)

HK$150

HK$150

For General Participants

HK$800

HK$1000

(Luncheon, tea breaks and banquet dinner will be served on Conference day)
^ Student ID card is required to qualify for the Student fee.
# Registration fees include tea refreshments on 27 July 2018. (Luncheon and conference banquet are NOT included)

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Call for Abstracts
We welcome submission of abstracts for poster presentation. All poster presenters are eligible to enter into “Best Poster Presentation Competition”. The submission period ends on 16 June 2018 (HKT).

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Conference Details
The main themes of the conference are acupuncture and Chinese medicines for prevention and treatment of CNS disorders. Our target audiences are Chinese medicine practitioners, neurologists, as well as other scientists and health professionals with interests in the prevention and treatment of brain diseases with Chinese medicine.

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An array of international and local speakers will present at the conference, including (as of mid-May):

Keynote Speakers

  • (Title to be confirmed)
    Prof. LIU Baoyan (劉保延教授)
    Academician of International Academy of Sciences for Europe and Asia; Chief Researcher, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences; President, World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies
  • (Title to be confirmed)
    Prof. WANG Yitao (王一濤教授)
    Director and Chair Professor, Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences; Director, State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine, University of Macau
  • A New hope for Chinese Medicine in Neuro-Degenerative Diseases
    Prof. ZHU Yi Zhun (朱依諄教授)
    Director and Chair Professor, School of Pharmacy, Macau University of Science and Technology
  • Mechanism underlying Referred-Pain in the Spinal Cord
    Prof. LI Yun-Qing (李雲慶教授)
    Chairperson and Professor, K. K. Leung Brain Research Centre, The Fourth Military Medical University; ; Vice President, International Federation of Anatomist Associations (IFAA); Vice President, Chinese Society of Anatomical Sciences (CSAS)
  • Neuroprotective Effect of Coptis chinensis
    Prof. Udo SCHUMACHER
    Director of Institute of Anatomy and Experimental Morphology, University Cancer Center Hamburg, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf

Invited Speakers

Acupuncture for CNS Disorders

  • Study on the Bi-directional Modulation of the Cardiac Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Activity and the Mechanism Underlying the Signal Pathways of the Receptors by Acupuncture Along the Pericardium Meridian of Hand-Jueyin
    Prof. RONG Peijing (榮培晶教授)
    Associate Director and Professor, Institute of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences
  • Acupuncture and Brain Stimulation for the Management of Psychiatric Disorders: Evidence from Clinical Trial and Putative Mechanisms
    Prof. ZHANG Zhang-jin (張樟進教授)
    Associate Director (Clinical Affairs) and Professor, School of Chinese Medicine; Honorary Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Honorary Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong
  • GV20-based Acupuncture for Stroke: History, Theory, Preclinical and Clinical Evidence
    Prof. ZHENG Guoqing (鄭國慶教授)
    Associate Director and Professor, Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Second Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University

Chinese Medicines for CNS Disorders

  • KA/GSK3b/Tau Signaing is Involved in the Forgetting Formula Treatment of Dementia in Mouse Models of Alzheimer's Disease
    Prof. CHEN Gang (陳剛教授)
    Director and Professor, Center for Translational Systems Biology and Neuroscience, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine
  • Neuroprotective Effect of Triptolide and 2, 4-Diamino-6-hydroxypyrimidine Against Cerebral Ischemia-Reperfusion Via Mediating Autophagy and Inflammation
    Prof. FANG Marong (方馬榮教授)
    Professor, Institute of Neuroscience, Zhejiang University School of Medicine
  • Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases: from Chinese Medicine Clinical Practice to New Drug Discovery
    Prof. LI Min (李敏教授)
    Director and Professor, Teaching and Research Division; Programme Director of BCM & BSc, Teaching and Research Division; Associate Director, Clinical Division; Director of Mr. & Mrs. Ko Chi Ming Centre for Parkinson's Disease Research, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Anti-Alzheimer's Disease Agents from Chinese Medicines: Example of Isorhynchophylline
    Prof. LIN Zhixiu (林志秀教授)
    Associate Director and Associate Professor, School of Chinese Medicine; Director, Hong Kong Institute of Integrative Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Nature Herb Medicine in Neuroinflammation
    Prof. ZHEN Xuechu (鎮學初教授)
    Professor of Neuropsychopharmacology, Department of pharmacology, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Soochow University

Basic neuroscience

  • Epigenetic Regulation of Neural Development and Neuraldevelopmental Disorders
    Prof. Yun WANG (王韻教授)
    Associate dean of the School of Basic Medical Sciences; Vice director of Neuroscience Research Institute, Peking University Health Science Center
  • (Title to be confirmed)
    Prof. Qiuju YUAN (袁秋菊教授)
    Research Assistant Professor, School of Chinese Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact the Conference Secretariat at Email住址會使用灌水程式保護機制。你需要啟動Javascript才能觀看它 .

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Organizer
School of Chinese Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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Website: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/scm/icbrcm/

Co-organizers
• The Hong Kong Institute of Integrative Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
• School of Chinese Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
• School of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Baptist University
• Chinese Medicine Experimental Pharmacology Branch of Chinese Association of Chinese Medicine
• Hong Kong Association of Chinese Herbal Pharmacology

Sponsor
• Zhangzhou Pien Tze Huang Pharmaceutical Co.,Ltd
• Chung Chi College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong