The BAcC sends its congratulations to Youyou Tu, who has won the Nobel Prize for medicine for discovering the naturally-based compound artemisinin while studying Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Artemisinin has since been an active ingredient in global malaria treatment. Youyou Tu is Chief Professor at the China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
See the nobel prize website for more.
BAcC Upcoming Events:
Acupuncture Research Resource Centre Symposium – 19th March 2016 – Kings College London
British Conference for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine – 23-5 September 2016, Reading