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UK Scientists To Conduct TCM Research

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Stephen Minger, Director of the Stem Cell Biology Laboratory at King's College London and senior lecturer at Wolfson Centre for Age Related Diseases, has lately been making frequent trips to China to conduct TCM research. At a recent Sino-UK biomedical innovation seminar in Shanghai, Minger expresses confidence in the effectiveness of TCM. He is collaborating with relevant Chinese institutions to screen local herbal extracts t have stimulating effect on brain cells to identify the active components. However, he notes that the functional, biological and chemical reactivity mechanisms of most Chinese medicines remain unclear, critical factors that hinder TCM's international recognition. (Click here for more - Chinese Language)



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