welcome letter
Integrated Medicine : Integrating Science Practice & Research 
 ⋅Date : October 2~4, 2015 
 ⋅Venue St. David's Lecture Theater, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

About Us



    International Scientific Acupuncture and Meridian Symposium (iSAMS) is established to provide a platform for information exchange and discussion between scholars to enhance the high-quality of integrative and complementary medicine research and to form an international research network. It is held mostly in the school of medicine or the health science related school in the University each year to encourage students and new investigators in the field. To keep iSAMS as a premium symposium academically and clinically, all the speakers are invited by the organizing committee under the certain standard. iSAMS will be a dynamic meeting that focuses on bringing the most up-to-date information and experience of researchers together and practitioners in the field of integrative medicine as well as the public.


    School of Chinese Medicine, The University of Hong Kong

    The University of Hong Kong is a research-led comprehensive university founded in 1911 and The Hong Kong College of Medicine,established in 1887,evolved to be the medical faculty,one of its first 3 faculties alongside Arts and Engineering. It is the oldest higher education in Hong Kong and also an internationally recognized comprehensive university. Today,HKU is organized into 10academic faclties with English as the main language of instruction. It exhibits strength in scholarly research and education of humanities, law, political sciences, and biomedicine. It is ranked among the top 3 Asian universities by QS ans The Times.



    Korean Pharmacopuncture Institute (KPI) was chartered in 1991 to govern the safety of pharmacopuncture and to modernize the clinical usage of herbal acupuncture.

    Furthermore, our research center with clean room was established for safe production of the herbal extracts and to develop wide variety of herbal medicine. KPI is on the leading edge of Korean medicine and we are proud of our efforts in modernization of Korean medicine.