Host, Linda Mottram, discussed with Professor Bensoussan the developments and signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine to set up a new Chinese Medicine research-led clinic in Sydney.
In February we saw the NICM's Adjunct Associate Professor, Vicki Kotsirilos, be the voice of reason in a story covered by Fairfax's Sydney Morning Herald regarding the American paper released which stated that herbal supplements didn't always contain the ingredients on the label.
Media Release: The debate around industry funding of a new research centre, to be established at La Trobe University earlier this year, provided Professor Alan Bensoussan with an opportunity to respond to emerging challenges to evidence-based CM research.
12 March 2014Media Release: NICM is undertaking clinical research into the use of a standardised Chinese herbal medicine formula to treat vascular dementia. A Multicentre, Randomised, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Effectiveness and Safety of Sailuotong, a Standardised Chinese Herbal Medicine Formula in Patients with Vascular Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease with Cerebrovascular Disease.