4–6 July 2018
The 6th Annual Meeting of Good Practice in Traditional Chinese Medicine Research Association (GP-TCM RA) was held at at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (4th & 5th July 2018) and at London South Bank University (6th July 2018), London, United Kingdom from 4 to 6 July 2018.
Aims of conference:
1. To provide an overview of new methods that can be used to enhance our knowledge about plants and fungi used in TCM.
2. To identify what evidence is needed to further the development of TCM in the West.
3. To identify key issues associated with the supply and quality of plants and fungi used in TCM and how this could be improved.
4. What are the regulatory challenges that TCM faces in the East and West and how could these be addressed?
5. What are the commercial opportunities for quality TCM products in China and the West: how can scientists help?
Prof Shaw, Director of our center, was invited to give a keynote lecture on the topic of ‘Use of DNA techniques in the identification of granule extracts’ on Session 5: Quality Control Special Interest Group.