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ICMART-iSAMS 2018 - The World of Acupuncture meets in Munich

ICMART-iSAMS Congress 2018
Date: 7-9th September 2018
Venue: Munich, Germany
Icmart@icmart-isams2018.org
www.icmart-isams2018.org

www.icmart-isams2018.org


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2017/11/07

ICMART-iSAMS 2018 - online registration has opened

2017/10/27

ICMART offers 7 awards at ICMART-iSAMS Congress, September 7th-9th, 2018 in Munich

Awards

ICMART offers 7 awards at ICMART-iSAMS Congress, September 7th – 9th, 2018 in Munich

ICMART Science Award in Acupuncture and Related Techniques 2018

This is the main award of ICMART, which will be presented at each ICMART-congress. It recognizes an outstanding scientific contribution in the field of acupuncture, TCM and related techniques. Submission requires innovative and excellent scientific projects either in basic research or in clinical research.

The ICMART Science Award is valued at 1.000 Euro. In addition, ICMART will cover travel costs of up to 500 Euro and the congress fee for one author.

To qualify for this award, please submit one scientific manuscript either published or accepted for publication in an indexed peer-reviewed journal during the years 2017 or 2018. The manuscript should be accompanied by a brief curriculum vitae of the nominated authors and a one page statement in common English for the general audience describing why this scientific work should be awarded. The award winning manuscript will be selected by an independent committee composed of members of the ICMART Scientific Chapter upon the following criteria: innovation, level of relevance and scientific rigor.

Please submit the required documents to science@icmart.org. Submission deadline is the 1st of June, 2018. The ICMART Science Award 2018 will be presented at the upcoming ICMART-iSAMS congress in Munich. Preconditions for the payment of the award are physical presence of the awardee at the designated award ceremony and an oral presentation of the research project in one of the congress sessions.

ICMART-3B Young Scientists Travel Award 2018 (4 awards)

The Young Scientists Travel Award is supposed to encourage young researchers of promise on whom the progress in the field of acupuncture, TCM and related techniques depends. It recognizes four science projects addressing any topic related to acupuncture, TCM or related techniques – whether it is etiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis or therapy of symptoms or diseases. All submitted abstracts compete for a limited number of 4 Travel Grants.

Each of the four Young Scientists Travel Awards is valued at 500 Euro in order to cover travel costs to the ICMART-congress. In addition, the awardees have free congress admission.

Physicians, scientists, medical students and other healthcare providers currently in residency or fellowship programs or no more than three years after obtaining their final degree are eligible for application. Interested candidates should submit an abstract summarizing their research project via the submission form (see below) to science@icmart.org. Only completely filled-in submission forms will be reviewed. In addition, applicants are required to upload a short video sequence (max. 3 minutes) in which they give a brief oral presentation of their work. The awardee will be selected by an independent committee composed of members of the ICMART Scientific Chapter upon the following criteria: innovation, level of clinical and/or scientific relevance, scientific rigor and contribution of the applicant to the research project.

Submission deadline for the ICMART-3B Young Scientists Travel Award is the 1st of April 2018. Precondition for the payment of the award is an oral presentation during the Young Scientists Session at the ICMART-iSAMS congress 2018 in Munich.

Abstracts submitted but not accepted for the Young Scientists Travel Award will be considered for oral or poster presentations at the ICMART-iSAMS congress.

DÄGfA Poster Award 2018

The German Medical Acupuncture Association (DÄGfA) grants awards for the best two posters presented at the upcoming ICMART-iSAMS congress 2018 in Munich. All posters accepted for presentation by the scientific committee of the congress will take part in the competition. Poster awards will be presented at the closing ceremony. Awardees must be present at this ceremony. In case of absence the respective award will not be attributed.

Each of the two poster awards is valued at 250 Euro.

Please submit abstracts for poster presentations via the submission form (see below) to science@icmart.org. Only completely filled-in submission forms will be reviewed. An independent jury will evaluate all posters according to the following criteria:

  • Scientific excellence (all fields of research)
  • Innovation
  • Clarity of presentation (visualization, structural logic)
  • Understandability

Deadline for poster-abstract submission is the 15th of June 2018. Late breaker submission may be possible. Please note announcements on the congress homepage!

Application for ICMART Science Award, Young Scientist Travel Award and poster-abstract submission opens December 1st 2017.

Dominik Irnich, MD, PD, University of Munich, Germany

on behalf of ICMART Scientific Chapter

www.icmart-isams2018.org/awards

2017/10/07

ICMART-iSAMS 2018 - The World of Medical Acupuncture meets in Munich

Welcome and Invitation

The world of Medical acupuncture meets in Munich in September 2018, and you are welcome to join!

The ICMART-iSAMS 2018 will be an extraordinary and unique event, which will bring together the most renowned researchers, health professionals, educators as well as medical students, stakeholders and clinical providers of Acupuncture, TCM and related techniques from all over the world.

Excellent key note lectures, high quality scientific symposia, interactive sessions, video demonstrations, workshops, panel discussions, free oral and poster presentations from sunrise to dawn will ensure your clinical and scientific update on the highest level.

Over and above, it is time to show the power of acupuncture to the world!

Acupuncture, TCM and related techniques need worldwide recognition in health systems, acceptance by policy makers and integration into best clinical practice in order to advance patient care all around the globe. This congress aims to assemble and disseminate the scientific rationale and the mindset necessary to reach this goal.

We invite you to be part of this exciting process, to support and to shape the future of the integration and implementation of Acupuncture and TCM in the medical society.

The wonderful town of Munich will be the perfect place to cultivate and enjoy friendship, to exchange clinical experience, to facilitate the scientific debate and to form networks in a particularly friendly and warm atmosphere.

www.icmart-isams2018.org


See you in Munich, the metropolis with heart

Sincerely, your hosts and co-chairs

Dominik Irnich
Munich, Germany
Co-chair LMU

John Longhurst
Irvine, CA, USA
Co-chair iSAMS

Hedi Luxenburger
Aachen, Germany
Co-chair DÄGfA

Konstantina Theodoratou
Athens, Greece
Co-chair Icmart


2017/07/17

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr Mehmet Abut on June 4th

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr Mehmet Abut on June 4th.

Dr Mehmet Abut

He has been the president of the Turkish Academic Acupuncture Society and was a valued member of the ICMART Board. He has been involved with ICMART already since its foundation in 1983, has organized the ICMART World Congress in Istanbul 1994 and hosted it again in 2014. For twelve years Dr Abut has been a member of the Turkish High Commision of Acupuncture, where he played an important role in the establishment of the regulations that guide acupuncture in Turkey.
A tribute will be published on this website soon.

2017/06/09

DAEGfA Poster Award 2017 - ICMART-FILASMA Congress 2017

DAEGfA Poster Award 2017 - Congratulations
1st prize
Jessica Garcia, Mexico
Comparison of different Acupuncture Technics in the treatment of obesity in women
2nd prize
Maria Virginia Rodriguez, Uruguay
Approach from Theory if five elements – a case report
2nd prize
Dorothea Zeise-Süss, Germany
Treating Parkinsons Disease with scalp acupuncture

DÄGfA Poster Award 2017

2017/06/07

ICMART Science Award 2017-Congratulations to Joseph F. Audette, M.A., M.D. Cambridge, USA

ICMART Science Award 2017 - Congratulations to Joseph F. Audette, M.A., M.D. Cambridge,

Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, USA:

'Rewriting the primary somatosensory cortex in carpal tunnel syndrome with acupuncture', Brain. 2017 Apr 1;140(4):914-927.

 

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