Translating Fundamental Science of Acupuncture into Clinical Practice for Cancer Symptom Management, Pain, and Substance Abuse

  • 11 Feb 2019
  • 8:30 AM
  • 12 Feb 2019
  • 5:30 PM




Translating Fundamental Science of Acupuncture into Clinical Practice for Cancer Symptom Management, Pain, and Substance Abuse


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The workshop slides and sound will be livestreamed by WEBEX.

Please find the WebEX access information at the bottom of this webpage https://nccih.nih.gov/node/25115


Remote attendees will be muted throughout the workshop, but may email Dr. Libin Jia at libinj@mail.nih.gov with questions during the panel discussions.


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Workshop Agenda

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Day One February 11, 2019

8:30-8:45 a.m. Opening Remarks:

David Shurtleff/Emmeline Edwards, NCCIH

Jeffrey White, NCI


8:45-9:15 a.m. Overview and Charge of Workshop:

Helene Langevin, Director, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine (NCCIH)

• Defining the scope of Acupuncture-related research

• Map of the anatomical locations for the site of stimulation

• Heterogeneity – challenges and opportunities


9:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Session One Chair: Wen Chen, NCCIH

Specific Effects of the Interventions: Neural Mechanisms and Pathways

9:15-10:00 a.m. Keynote - Qiufu Ma, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Somatosensory Systems in Brain-Body Connections

10:00-10:25 a.m. Jianghong Ye, UMDNJ,

Electroacupuncture Attenuates Hyperalgesia in Rats Withdrawn from Chronic Alcohol Drinking via Habenular Mu Opioid Receptors

10:25-10:45 a.m. Break

10:45 – 11:10 a.m. Rick Harris, University of Michigan

Chronic Pain Biotypes Predict Differential Analgesic Response to Verum and Sham Acupuncture

11:10-11:35 a.m. Jun Mao, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

11:35 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Weidong Lu, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

12:00 p.m – 12:30 p.m. Panel Discussion

12:30 -1:30 p.m. Lunch Break

1:30 – 5:00 p.m. Session Two Chair: Woody Lin, NIDA

Specific Effects of the Interventions: Extra-Neural Mechanisms of Acupuncture

1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Keynote – Maiken Nedergaard, University of Rochester,

The Glymphatic System and Pain

2:15-2:50 p.m.: Helene Langevin, NCCIH

Biophysical model/connective tissues

2:50-3:15 p.m.: RuRong Ji, Duke University

Modulation of Neuroinflammation and Neuropathic Pain by Electroacupuncture

3:15-3:35 p.m. Break

3:35-4:00 p.m. Suzanna Zick, University of Michigan, Mechanistic Clinical Studies: Chronic pain, cancer related fatigue

4:00-4:25 p.m.: Elisabet Stener-Victorin, Karolinska Institutet

Endocrine and Metabolic Regulation by Acupuncture

4:25-4:55 p.m. Panel Discussions

5:00 p.m. adjourn for the day


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Day Two February 12, 2019

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8:30-10:35 a.m. Session Three Chair: Libin Jia, OCCAM

Non-specific Effects of the Interventions

8:30-9:15 a.m. Keynote: Ted Kaptchuk, Harvard Medical School

Placebo Effects of Acupuncture: Clinical and Genomic Findings

9:15-9:40 a.m. Jian Kong Harvard Medical School

Neuroimaging of placebo effects of acupuncture

9:40-10:05 a.m. Vitaly Napadow, Harvard Medical School

Brain Concordance Supports Patient/Acupuncturist Therapeutic Alliance and Modulates Analgesia: A Hyperscan fMRI Approach

10:05-10:30 a.m. Panel Discussion

10:30-10:50 a.m. Break

10:50 a.m. – 3:10 p.m. Session Four Chair: Jeff White, OCCAM

Overcoming Barriers for Clinical Research of Acupuncture

10:50 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Clinical Observations/Case Studies

10:50-11:35 a.m. Keynote – Hugh MacPherson, University of York, U.K.

The Challenges of Evaluating Specific and Non-Specific Effects in Clinical Trials of Acupuncture

11:35 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Richard Niemtzow, Joint Base Andrews

Overcoming Barriers of Acupuncture Research

12:00 a.m.-12:50 p.m. Lunch

12:50 p.m. -1:15 p.m. Paul Crawford, Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas

Observational clinical study; reducing opioid prescription

1:15 p.m.-1:40 p.m. Songping Han Peking University

1:40 p.m. -2:05 p.m. Rosa Schnyer, University of Texas

2:05 p.m. -2:30 p.m. Gary Deng, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Reduction of Opioid Use by Acupuncture during Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: a Randomized Controlled Trial

2:30 p.m. -2:55 p.m. Wenli Liu, MD Anderson Cancer Center

2:55 p.m. -3:10 p.m. Break

3:10 p.m. -3:35 p.m. Jiang-Ti Kong, Stanford University

3:35 p.m. -4:00 p.m. Panel Discussion: Brian Berman, University of Maryland

Panelists: Hugh MacPherson, Gary Deng, Wenli Liu, Jiang-Ti Kong, Baoyan Liu, Xianhong Jing, Bingmei Zhu

o Re-define the scope and recommendations – languages

o Key barriers and building blocks for clinical trial studies of acupuncture:

o Key Issues – Blinding; Specific vs. Non-specific effects;

4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Concluding Session: (Helene Langevin & Jeff White)

o NIH Resources to support acupuncture research:

• 4:00 p.m. -4:25 p.m. Marge Good, NCI Clinical Trial Resources:

• 4:25 p.m. -4:50 p.m. Linda Porter, NIH

HEAL Initiatives Pain Basic Research Resources and Clinical Trial Networks

• 4:50 p.m.-5:15 p.m. Betty Tai, NIDA


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