25th Annual International Symposium on Acupuncture, Electro-Therapeutics, the Bi-Digital O-Ring Test

Venue: School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Location: New York, New York, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 31, 2009 End Date/Time: Nov 03, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Oct 15, 2009
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25th Annual International Symposium on
Acupuncture, Electro-Therapeutics & Related Fields
to be held Oct 31-Nov 3 (Sat.-Tues.), 2009 at the School of International Affairs, 420 West 118 St.
at Columbia University in the City of New York
This 4-day meeting is accredited for 35 Credit hours by the New York State Boards for Medicine and Dentistry towards the 300-hour requirement for the acupuncture certificate for licensed physicians and dentists in New York State to be able to practice acupuncture. It is also recognized for credit by many other states & countries. This meeting is also accredited for AMA CME Category I Credit.
Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the New York Academy of Medicine and the International College of Acupuncture & Electro-Therapeutics. The New York Academy of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians and takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity. The New York Academy of Medicine designates this continuing medical education activity for 35 hours (4 day, 25th Annual Int'l Symposium at Columbia University) of Category 1 credit for the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. The 25th Annual International Symposium is organized by the International College of Acupuncture & Electro-Therapeutics (permanently chartered by the University of the State of New York) and its official journal, Acupuncture & Electro-Therapeutics Research, The International Journal (Cognizant Communications), by the Heart Disease Research Foundation; the Nordic Acupuncture Soc. (Scandinavia); the Schmerz Therapeutische Kolloquium (Germany); German Bi-Digital O-Ring Test Medical Society; Portuguese Federation of Acupuncture Association; Serbian Med. Acupuncture Soc; Brazilian Med. Acupuncture Soc; Federation of Acupuncture Soc.'s of S. America; Hippocratic Foundation of Greece; Institute of Acupuncture Research, Shanghai Medical College of Fudan Univ (Former Shanghai Med University); Ukrainian Nat. Kiev Medical Univ, Dept of Non-Orthodox Medicine; Institute of Anesthesia, Padua Univ, Italy; Japan Bi-Digital O-Ring Test Medical Society, etc., with audio-visual & presentations by renowned scientists & clinicians.
*Acupuncture, Electro-Therapeutics and Related Therapies in the East and West: Past, Present and Future.
*Neurotransmitters and their Inhibitors; and Mechanisms of Pain, Depression, Abnormal Behavior & Memory.
*Normal and Abnormal Blood Pressure and Blood Flow, etc., in the Brain and Other Parts of the Body, and the
Effects of Acupuncture and Electro-therapy on Circulation, Blood Chemistry and Neurotransmitters.
*Acupuncture, Electrotherapy & Qi Gong in the Treatment of Intractable Pain and Intractable Problems in Surgery, Anesthesia, Internal Medicine, Rehabilitation Medicine, Psychiatry, Geriatric Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, etc., (Their effect on Circulation & Selective Drug Uptake Enhancement Methods).
*Meridians & Acupuncture Points & their Biophysics & Biochemistry as well as Connections to Cerebral Cortex.
*Evaluation of the Effects of Acupuncture, Electrotherapy, Laser, Qi Gong, Western & Herbal Medicine.
*Beneficial and Adverse Effects of Acupuncture & Electro-Therapeutics, Laser, Qi Gong, Electro-Magnetic fields.
*Diagnosis and Therapy Based on the Organ Representation Concept: Cerebral Cortical, Scalp, Auricular,
Facial, Lip, Tongue, Hand and Foot, and Nasal Representation Areas of the Different Organs of the Body.
*Manual & Electro-Acupuncture, TENS & Qi Gong in Cardiovascular Diseases (Stroke, Myocardial Infarct, etc.),
Alzheimer's & Parkinson's Diseases, Drug Addictions & Obesity, TMJ problems, Electro- (Kirlian) Photography.
*Medico-Legal Standards for Teaching and Practicing Acupuncture, Electro-Therapeutics, and Related Fields.
*"Bi-Digital O-Ring Test" in Acupuncture, Electrotherapy & Western Medicine: Its Diagnostic and Therapeutic Applications [e.g. Imaging of Internal Organs and their Corresponding Meridians and Acupuncture Points, Identification & Localization of Bacteria, Viruses, Malignant Tumors (Early Diagnosis & Treatment), Neuro- transmitters, Hormones, Drugs, Toxic Substances] & Food & Drug Compatibility Test, Optimal Dosage & Drug
Uptake. Detection of Valuable, but Invisible, Information on X-rays, MRI, SPECT & PET scans, hand writing.
*How to Prevent Potential Adverse Effects of Acupuncture, Electro-Therapeutics, Qi Gong, Western & Herbal Medicine.
*Factors Influencing Safe and Effective Acupuncture, Electro-Acupuncture, TENS, Electro-Magnetic Field Stimulation
and related Electrical Stimulators, as well as Qi Gong , Laser, Shiatsu, Hypnosis, Nutrition , Drug Therapy & Herbal Medicine.
*Role of Telomere, Telomerase, Aging, Apoptosis & Cancer. How to reduce cancer cell Telomere markedly, while increasing
normal cell Telomere by acupuncture at the True St. 36 (at traditional St. 36 no acupuncture point exists). Optimal dose of DHEA for cancer.
*6 Minute non-invasive screening of cancer & localization of cancer by X-, Y-axis laser line scanning of whole body.
Rapid non-invasive screening of Pre-Alzheimer's Disease by measuring Acetylcholine, -Amyloid (1-42), Tau protein, Al, Hg, Pb & Asbestos
Rapid non-invasive screening of heart disease and cardiovascular disease by measuring cardiac Troponin I , L-Homocyst(e)ine, BNP, &
C Reactive Protein. Safe & effective treatment of these diseases using the "Selective Drug Uptake Enhancement Method". Asbestos & malignancy.
Registration fee*: Until Oct. 20, 2009: The fee for 35 credit hours from the NY State Boards of Medicine and Dentistry towards the Acupuncture Certificate for the licensed MD, DO, VMD, or DDS in the U.SA, Puerto Rico and Canada is $550 ($600 after Oct. 20, 2009). Fellows and Members of the Int'l College pay $500 ($550 after Oct. 20, 2009). The Non-credit registration fee is $350 ($400 after Oct. 20, 2009). The Registration fee for members of ICMART or major int'l medical acupuncture societies and of the International Association for the Study of Pain from countries outside of the USA, PR, and Canada, AND current 2-year subscribers to Acupuncture & Electro-Therapeutics, The International Journal from outside of the USA, Puerto Rico or Canada is $450 ($500 after Oct. 20, 2009). Hotel: Riverside Tower Hotel (212) 877-5200, $110-$150. Milburn Hotel, 242 W. 76th Street, New York, Tel: (212) 362-1006, $209/night (1-2 people in a Studio Room). Newton Hotel, 2528 Broadway, 94th St. (212) 678-6500, $150-200/night for 1-2. (Bed and Breakfast average $100/night at private home [Call (212) 874-4308].) West Side YMCA (5 W. 63rd St.), (212) 875-4100 at about $80-$120 single, or $150 for a double. East Side YMCA (224 E. 47th St.), (212) 756-9600 has about the same price scale. Guest House, 63 Audubon Ave., NYC, (212) 781-1842, $30-70. Beacon Hotel, 74th St. at Broadway (212) 787-1100 ext 623 $145-200. Please confirm current rates and add tax. Information: Those interested in participating or presenting a paper: contact Chairman Prof. Y. Omura, MD, ScD, F.I.C.A.E., 800 Riverside Drive (8-I), New York, N.Y. 10032. Tel (212) 781-6262, Fax (212) 923-2279, icaet@yahoo.com; Dr.Andrew Pallos, DDS (949) 910-2090; Avraham Henoch, MD, (917) 882-4393; Claire Urich, B.S., (212) 781-3082; Victor Wong, BS, (201) 420-8988; Diana Gerometta, MS, (410) 323-6029 [after 6 PM]; Ms. Junko Furuya BA, (212) 281-6786. Website: www.icaet.org & www.bdort.org All papers and abstracts accepted for presentation will be published in Acupuncture & Electro-Therapeutics Research, The International Journal (Cognizant Communication). Those who have difficulty in finding a reasonably priced hotel room should contact Dr. Omura or go to www.a1-discount-new-york-city-hotels.com and search for economy hotel Manhattan.
For further information, please see: http://www.bdort.org & http://www.icaet.org

Tentative Speakers at 25th Annual International Symposium, among other distinguished clinicians & researchers.
1) Prof. Xiao-Ding Cao, MD, FICAE, Prof. and Chairperson, Dept. of Acupuncture Analgesia (Former Dean, School of Basic Medical Sciences), Shanghai Medical College of Fudan Univ (Former Shanghai Medical University), Shanghai, People's Republic of China; Chair-person, State Key Laboratory of Medical Neurobiology, and Prof. & Director, Institute of Acupuncture Research, former Shanghai Medical University, WHO Collaborating Center for Traditional Medicine, People’s Republic of China.
Topic 1: The neuroanatomical and neurochemical bases of acupuncture analgesia. Topic 2: Acupuncture Research in China, including current research at the former Shanghai Medical University, at Fudan University. Topic 3: Effect of Electro Acupuncture on cerebral ischemia in patients and rats. Topic 4: Effect of Orphanin FQ on the improvement of the immunosuppression by Electroacupuncture. Topic 5: The role of the nucleus reticularis paragigantocellularis lateralis of rats in acupuncture analgesia. Topic 6: Acupuncture Education in the People's Republic of China
2) Prof. Yoshiaki Omura, MD, ScD, FICAE, FAAIM, FRSM, Director of Medical Research, Heart Disease Research Foundation; President, International College of Acupuncture & Electro-Therapeutics; Adjunct Prof., Family & Community Medicine, New York Medical College; former Visiting Research Prof., Dept. Electrical Engineering, Manhattan College; former Adjunct Prof. of Pharmacology, Chicago Med School.
Topic 1: Harmful electromagnetic fields in home environments and abnormal metal deposits in the brain and other parts of the body as potential contributing factors to the genesis of electromagnetic field hypersensitivity syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, autism, cancer, myocardial infarct, stroke, and other intractable medical problems; early detection and prevention of pathogenic electromagnetic fields.
Topic 2: Often unrecognized causes of intractable pain & medical problems, and effective treatment by Selective Drug Uptake Enhancement Methods (combined with acupuncture, (+) Qi Gong, special (+) solar energy stored paper, extremely low frequency electrical stimulation, electrical field, magnetic fields, electromagnetic field, soft laser, Shiatsu, etc.) in pathological areas, such as cancer & other intractable medical problems, where drugs usually cannot reach therapeutic levels. Topic 3: 6-minute non-invasive screening of cancer & localization of cancer by X-, Y-axis laser line scanning of whole body. Screening of heart disease and cardiovascular disease by measuring cardiac Troponin I, L-Homocysteine, & C Reactive Protein. 6-minute non-invasive screening of Pre-Alzheimer's Disease by measuring Acetylcholine, -Amyloid (1-42), Tau protein, Al, Hg, Pb, & Asbestos. Safe & effective treatment of these diseases using "Selective Drug Uptake Enhancement Method" to selectively deliver the effective medication to the pathological area. Topic 4: Detection of accurate organ representation areas at various parts of the body including the head, face, eyes, eyebrows, ears, lips, nose, tongue, hands & feet and their clinical application for diagnosis and treatment. Topic 5: Role of Telomere, Telomerase, Aging, 8-OH-2-dG, Apoptosis & Cancer, How to reduce cancer cell Telomere markedly, while increasing normal cell Telomere by acupuncture at True St. 36 (Traditional St. 36 doesn't have same effect) or other means, Anti-aging and Anti-cancer. Latest safe and effective anti-cancer treatment using true St. 36 press needle stimulation together with optimal dose of DHEA and special solar energy stored paper or Qi-Gong energy stored paper as well as combination of optimal dose of Astragalus, etc.. Topic 6: Significant role of Asbestos in the genesis of malignant tumors, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, cataract, chronic pain, etc. & safe, effective method of removing Asbestos. Topic 7: Detection of important invisible medical information from R- & L- mouth-writing, handwriting, & foot-writing for early diagnosis of intractable medical problems before laboratory tests & evaluation of therapeutic effects.
3) Leo M.J. Lee, PhD (Head of Laboratory of Molecular Technology, SAIC/National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health), Prof. Lu Youyong, MD, Cancer Research Institute, Medical School of Beijing University, China, Prof. Cao Ya, MD, XiangYa School of Medicine, ZhongNan University, Changsha, Hunan, China,
Topic 1: Application of Anti-Sense DNA & RNA for Gene Regulation. Topic 2: Bitter-Melon Protein MAP 30 Identified as Anti-Tumor & Anti-Viral Agent (by Leo M.J. Lee, PhD, Jian Ping Zhou, MD, & Nina Bubunenko, M.S., Prof. Cao Ya, MD).
4) Prof. Ravi Mamtani, MD, FICAE, Prof. of Clinical Preventive Medicine; section chief of complementary medicine & director of acupuncture
training, NY Medical College. Topic 1: Evidence-based approach to the practice of acupuncture
5) Prof. Andre de Smul, MD, FICAE, Former Prof., Dept. of Surgery, Pain Clinic, Akademisch Ziekenhuis, Vrije University, Brussels, Belgium.
Topic 1: Environmental Electromagnetic Field and Related Diseases in Plants, Animals, and Humans
6) Prof. Pekka J. Pontinen, MD, PhD, FICAE, Pres., Nordic Medical Acupuncture Society; Assoc Prof Anesthesiology, Univ of Kuopio, Finland.
Topic 1: Basic Principle & Clinical application of red spectrum and near-infrared soft laser for treatment of pain and wound healing in rehabilitation medicine
7) Prof. Dominic P. Lu, DDS, FAGD, FADSA, FICAE, Clinical Prof. of Oral Medicine, Univ. of Pennsylvania, & President of American Association of Advancement of Dental Anesthesia Topic 1: Bi-Digital O-Ring Test in Acupuncture, Qi Gong & Pain Management
8) Dr. Edward Spiegel, DDS, FICAE, Co-Chairman, CME program of American Academy of Head, Neck and Facial Pain.
Topic 1: Non-invasive diagnosis and treatment of intractable pain using Bi-Digital O-Ring Test and evaluation and selection of dental materials for patients using Bi-Digital O-Ring Test before introduction to the patient.
9) Dr. Daniel Gole, DDS, FICAE, Director, West Michigan Head, Neck & Facial Pain Center. Originator of Modern Micro Dental Occlusal
Adjustment RFV (Resultant Force Vector Technique)
Topic 1: Effect of Dental Occlusal Adjustment on the Rest of the Body and Potential Effect on the Level of Bacterial and Viral Infection
10) Prof. Steven Aung, MD, FICAE, Associate Prof., Dept of Family Medicine, Univ. of Alberta
Topic 1: Clinically useful aspect of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture
11) Dr. Yasuhiro Shimotsuura, MD, FICAE, Vice President, Japan Bi-Digital O-Ring Test Medical Society
Topic 1: Non-invasive early diagnosis of cancer using Bi-Digital O-Ring Test & laboratory confirmation of the findings.
Topic 2: Non-invasive diagnosis of intractable medical problems and their effective treatment using the Bi-Digital O-Ring Test and Selective Drug Uptake Enhancement Method. Topic 3: Umbilical Diagnosis based on the direction of umbilical creases
12) Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt, MD, PhD, FICAE, President, American Academy of Neurotherapy, Seattle, Washington
Topic 1: Bi-Digital O-Ring Test and the Autonomic Nervous System
13) Dr. Michael Smith, MD, FICAE, Director of Acupuncture Drug Detoxification Program, Lincoln Hospital, Bronx, New York
Topic 1: Use of Ear Acupuncture for Treatment of Drug Addiction & Reduction of Cigarette & Alcohol Consumption and Other Intractable Medical Problems (Seminar & Workshop).
14) Glen Rein, PhD, K. Dandurand, & Maria Syldona, MD Quantum Biology Research Lab & Aulterra International
Topic 1: Protection from Electromagnetic fields emitted from cellular & mobile phones.
15) Other Distinguished Professors, Researchers, & Clinicians to be included in final program.
For any further information or submission of abstracts or papers for the Symposium please contact: Y. Omura, MD, ScD, Chairman of the 25th Int'l Symposium on Acupuncture & Electro-Therapeutics, 800 Riverside Drive, 8-I, New York, N.Y. 10032-7416. Tel: (212) 781-6262, Fax: (212) 923-2279: Dr. Andrew Pallos, DDS, at (949) 910-2090; Dr. Avraham Henoch, MD, at (917) 882-4393; and Ms. Claire Urich, B.S., at (212) 781-3082; Mr. Victor Wong, BS, (201) 420-8988; Ms. Diana Gerometta, MS, (410) 323-6029 [after 6 PM]; Ms. Junko Furuya, BA, (212) 281-6786.


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25th Annual International Symposium on Acupuncture, Electro-Therapeutics, the Bi-Digital O-Ring Test, and Related Medical Fields is held at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Please email icaet@yahoo.com or call +1(212)781-6262 for more information, or visit www.icaet.org or www.bdort.org.