Research Interests

Research into explanatory model of Chinese Medicine specifically with the intent of evaluating the traditional model for possible use as a basis for novel approaches to the problem of complexity in biomedicine. i.e. The science of the application of TCM treatment strategies

Interpretation & review of clinical and experimental acupuncture research

Mechanisms of TCM interventions; acupuncture and herbs

Translation of medical texts from Chinese Chinese medical history

especially in relation to the origins of its ideas

Cross-cultural and linguistic issues inherent in the introduction of TCM into the West

I am known amongst my peers for a deep knowledge of the historical TCM tradition, its modern interpretations and its research