Suzannah Bourchier


Research Officer, NICM

Ms Bourchier provides clinical research support across various NICM projects. She manages clinical research with experience in traditional Chinese medicine and all aspects of clinical trials and trial coordinating. Ms Bourchier also provides support for various clinical research activities for the Director, NICM clinical staff and students.




Bensoussan A, Kellow JE, Bourchier SJ, Fahey P, Shim L, Malcolm A, et al. Efficacy of a Chinese herbal medicine in providing adequate relief of constipation-predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A randomized controlled trial. Clin Gastroenterol H. 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.cgh.2015.06.022.

de Manincor M, Bensoussan A, Smith C, Fahey P, Bourchier S. Establishing key components of yoga interventions for reducing depression, anxiety and improving well-being: a Delphi method study. BMC Complem Altern M. 2015;15(85):1-10. DOI: 10.1186/s12906-015-0614-7.

Bensoussan A, Lee S, Murray C, Bourchier S, van der Kooy F, Pearson J, et al. Choosing chemical markers for quality assurance of complex herbal medicines. Development and application of the Herb MaRS criteria. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2015. DOI: 10.1002/cpt.100.


Cao H, Bourchier S, Liu J. Does syndrome differentiation matter? A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials in cochrane reviews of acupuncture. Medical Acupuncture. 2012;24(2):68-76.


Smith C, Priest R, Carmady B, Bourchier S, Bensoussan A. The ethics of traditional Chinese and Western herbal medicine research: Views of researchers and human ethics committees in Australia. Evid-Based Compl Alt 2011:1-7. DOI: 10.1155/2011/256915.