Bao Zhong Tang has since its inception, been actively engaged in collaborative projects in embarking on joint researches into TCM. Some of the key milestones include:
ADDENDUM TO AGREEMENT OF CO-OPERATION SIGNING CEREMONY
On 31st March 2008, Singapore Health Services Group and Shanghai Hospital Development Centre signed an agreement to collaborate to facilitate research in the area of Traditional Chinese Medicine, including the sharing of clinical and medical knowledge and know-how between the two parties, with Bao Zhong Tang serving as the common platform for TCM clinical research. The signing ceremony was graced by Ms Yong Ying-I, Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Health, Singapore.
SHDC and Singhealth signed the clinical research memorandum of cooperation.
1st row: Shanghai Hospital Development Centre Director Chen Jian Ping (1st from left), Chinese Embassy in Singapore Minister Counsellor Hong Xiaoyong (2nd from left), Singapore Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Ms. Yong Ying-I (3rd from left), Singhealth Group Former President Tan Ser Kiat (4th from left)
2nd row: Chairman Medical Board Professor Ng Han Seong (2nd from right)
JOINT CLINICAL RESEARCH PROJECT ON HAEMATOLOGICAL DISEASES
Undertaking the mission to advocate Synergy Medicine, Bao Zhong Tang is actively involved in joint clinical research projects with SGH. Our latest collaboration with SGH’s Department of Hematology studies the safety, efficacy and impact on quality of life of TCM in patients with refractory cytopenia(s) due to primary hematological disorders. The results to date, suggest a potential role of TCM in therapeutic and patient care to enhance quality of life.
RESEARCH PAPERS PUBLISHED
Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice
Traditional Chinese herbal medicine in the supportive management of patients with chronic cytopaenic marrow diseases – A phase I/II clinical study
Berberine-induced Haemolysis Revisited: Safety of Rhizoma coptidis and Cortex Phellodendri in Chronic Haematological Diseases
ON GOING RESEARCH PROJECTS
Some ongoing research projects between Bao Zhong Tang TCM Centre and Singapore General Hospital aim to explore how Traditional Chinese Medicine and/ or Acupuncture treatment are able to enhance the treatment for patients who are diagnosed with Haematological diseases.