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Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine is a university based in Jinan City, Shandong Province, China.Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SDUTCM)was founded in 1958, listed as one of the key state construction TCM higher-learning institutes in 1978, and approved as one of the key Shandong provincial universities in 1981. It is currently the only university in the field of medical science in Shandong Province, and has been evaluated excellent by the State Ministry of Education.With a scenic learning environment and superior teaching facilities, SDUTCM stretches over two campuses. The eastern campus is located at the foot of Qianfo Mountain and the western campus in the college town of Changqing District, Jinan City. The two campuses cover a total area of 122 hectares, with a building area of 545,000 square meters. The library has a collection of 1,080,000 paper books and 470,000 electronic books. It has 13 colleges, e.g. College of Basic Medical science, College of Chinese Materia Medica, College of Acupuncture, Moxibustion and Tuina, College of Nursing, College of International Education, 3 directly affiliated hospitals, 9 indirectly affiliated hospitals, 25 teaching hospitals and over 50 clinical teaching bases.SDUTCM offers well-rounded educational programs at various academic levels. It has 22 undergraduate programs involving medicine, science, humanities, engineering and management. Meanwhile, it offers doctoral degrees of 15 specialties in 3 top disciplines, i.e. traditional Chinese medicine, traditional Chinese materia medica and combination of TCM and western medicine, It also offers master’s degrees of 44 specialties in 8 top disciplines, which involve all the second-rate disciplines of traditional Chinese medicine, traditional Chinese materia medica and combination of TCM and western medicine.SDUTCM has a highly competitive teaching faculty. Amongst over 3,300 staff members. there are 78 doctorate supervisors, and 311 master supervisors. It has an enrollment of over 18,600 students, including over 15,700 undergraduates and over 2,600 postgraduates.SDUTCM has been focusing on strengthening its discipline construction, with a batch of dominant and featured disciplines being formed. It now owns 3 state key disciplines, i.e. basic theories of TCM, history & literature of TCM, and traditional Chinese internal medicine, 1 Health Ministry technology admittance specialty, 12 State TCM Administration key disciplines, 3 State TCM Administration key specialties, 5 State TCM Administration key construction specialties, 8 Shandong provincial “Taishan Fellowship” disciplines, 1 Shandong provincial research base of humanities and social science, and 23 Shandong provincial key disciplines, specialties and laboratories. Its comprehensive scientific research capacity has leaped into the front ranks of TCM universities in mainland China.SDUTCM attaches great importance to international academic exchange and cooperation. It has built long-term cooperative relationships with over 10 universities and medical organizations in Asia, Europe, America, Africa, Australia, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao etc., collaborating with them in TCM education, medical care and scientific research. Its International Education College is responsible for enrollment and administration of overseas students in the undergraduate, master and doctoral programs and various short-term training courses, which are instructed in English, Japanese and Korean. It now has about 400 long-term overseas students and receives over 200 short-term students yearly.the Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.Enrollment Information of Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.1.Specialty ProgramsUndergraduateTraditional Chinese Medicine, Combined Chinese & Western Clinical Medicine, Acupuncture & Tuina, TCM Nursing, etc. TCM Pharmacology, Rehabilitation Therapy, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Applied Psychology, etc.1. Senior high school diploma or above2. A good command of Chinese in listening, speaking, reading and writingMaster's degreeTCM Internal Medicine, Acupuncture & Tuina, TCM Gynecology, TCM Oseto-traumatology, TCM Surgery, TCM Pediatrics, Basic Theories of TCM, TCM Diagnostics, TCM Formulas& Prescriptions, TCM Pharmacology, etc.1. Bachelor’s degree, or with the same level or above2. Admission examination of SDUTCMDoctoral degreeTCM Internal Medicine, Acupuncture & Tuina, TCM Gynecology, TCM Diagnostics, Basic Theories of TCM, TCM Pharmacology, TCM Formulas & Prescriptions, etc.(3 years)1. Master’s degree or above2. Admission examination of our universityShort-term Basic Training CoursesClinical practice & theoretical lectures in Acupuncture, Tuina, TCM General, Taiji Quan, anatomy, etc.Flexible from one week to two yearsLicensed physicians of Chinese or Western medicine; acupuncturists; senior students or graduates of medical schools; those interested in Chinese medicineShort-term Advanced Training CoursesClinical Practice and Topic Lectures of Clinical Experiences by Famous senior Experts Specialized in Acupuncture & Tuina.Two sessions a year, two weeks a session, May 10th to 23rd, October 10th to 23rdClinical Training for the National Licensed Doctor Qualification ExaminationClinical Practice 1 yearThose qualified for the requirements of the National Licensed Doctor Qualification Examination2. ScholarshipSDUTCM offers scholarships to overseas students with excellent academic performances. One is Shandong Province Government Scholarships for Foreign Students; another is Education Ministry Scholarships for Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao and overseas Chinese students. Shandong Province Government Scholarships for Foreign StudentsForeign Students are eligible to apply for this kind of Scholarships. There are two categories of the scholarships. One is Full Scholarships of RMB30, 000 each academic year, which will be granted to the newly enrolled students, including both long-term degree pursuing students and over one-year short-term advanced study taking students. Another is Excellent Student Scholarships of RMB5, 000 per student, which will be granted to those who have studied on campus and had a good academic performance. Education Ministry Scholarships for Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao and overseas Chinese students.Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao and overseas Chinese students of all academic levels are eligible to apply for these Scholarships. http://guoji.web.sdutcm.edu.cn/en/2012-05-23-107.aspx 【字体:小 大】【收藏】 【打印】【关闭】上一篇: Welcome to Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medici... 下一篇: Foreign English Teacher Position Available Wikipedia.

Li Y.L.,Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Quality of life research : an international journal of quality of life aspects of treatment, care and rehabilitation | Year: 2014

Chronic heart failure (CHF) is not only a leading cause of death, hospitalization, and rehospitalization, but also significantly decreases quality of life (QoL). This study aims to evaluate published clinical trials of oral Chinese herbal medicine (OCHM) for improvement of QoL in patients with CHF that employ the Minnesota Living with Heart Failure Questionnaire (MLHFQ) score as an outcome measure. A systematic literature search was performed using five databases up to June 2013 to identify randomized control trials (RCTs). RCTs involving OCHM plus conventional medicine treatment (CMT) with or without blinding, compared with CMT with or without placebo, with MLHFQ score as an outcome measure were identified. The methodological quality of RCTs was assessed independently using the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Review of Interventions. RevMan 5.2.5 and Stata 11.0 were used for data analysis. Thirty-eight RCTs with a total of 3,170 participants were identified. The majority of the included trials were assessed to be of high clinical heterogeneity and poor methodological quality. The main results of meta-analysis showed improvement of total MLHFQ score when OCHM plus CMT compared with CMT with or without placebo [MD = -5.71 (-7.07, -4.36), p < 0.01]. There is some encouraging evidence of OCHM combined with CMT for the improvement of QoL in CHF patients. However, the evidence remains weak due to the small sample size, high clinical heterogeneity, and poor methodological quality of the included trials. Further, large sample size and well-designed trials are needed.

The antinociceptive activity of agaricoglycerides extracted from mycelium of Ling Zhi or Reishi medicinal mushroom, Ganoderma lucidum (AMG) was studied. The writhing test, formalin test, and hot-plate test, as well as the in vitro neurolysin inhibition assay, were respectively used to evaluate the antinociceptive activity of agaricoglycerides. The extracted agaricoglycerides inhibited acetic acid-induced abdominal constrictions in mice in a dose-dependent manner (P < .05). Both phases of response to the formalin test were also significantly inhibited (P < .05). The results from the hot-plate test showed that the extract significantly (P < .05) inhibited the reaction time to thermal stimuli at 30, 60, and 90 min after application. In the neurolysin inhibition assay, AMG showed strong activities against neurolysin (IC50 = 100 nM). Our results indicate that if the same effects in humans or higher animals are shown, AMG may have potential applications as a component of analgesic food/feed and possibly even as a medicine. © 2010 by Begell House, Inc.

Han C.,Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine | Guo J.,CAS Institute of Psychology
Inflammation | Year: 2012

The purpose of the present study was to investigate the antibacterial and anti-inflammatory activity of Angelica sinensis extract (AE), Sophora flavescens extract (SE), and herb pair A. sinensis and S. flavescens extract (HPE). Endotoxin-induced uveitis (EIU) was induced in rats by a footpad injection of lipopolysaccharide. The anti-inflammatory potential of AE, SE, and HPE in the regulation of nuclear factor kappa B (NF-κB), maleic dialdehyde (MDA), polymorphonuclear cells (PMN), interleukin-1β (IL-1β), inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) and tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α), adhesion molecule (ICAM-1), and cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) was determined by ELISA and immunohistochemistry. HPE showed strong antibacterial activity at all tested concentrations (1.25, 2.5, and 5 μg/ml) to Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, and Shigella Castellani and Chalmers. HPE significantly inhibited EIU-induced upregulation of NF-κB activation and the production of IL-1β, TNF-α, iNOS, ICAM-1, and COX-2. Moreover, HPE suppressed MDA and infiltration of PMN. The study supports the hypothesis that the anti-pimple and anti-eczema activities of Dangguikushen compound recipe are attributed to herb pairs, A. sinensis and S. flavescens, used in combination. © 2011 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC.

Lian F.,Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Zhongguo Zhong xi yi jie he za zhi Zhongguo Zhongxiyi jiehe zazhi = Chinese journal of integrated traditional and Western medicine / Zhongguo Zhong xi yi jie he xue hui, Zhongguo Zhong yi yan jiu yuan zhu ban | Year: 2010

To explore the mechanism of action of Er'zhi Tiangui Granule (ETG) in improving quality of oocytes by observing metabonomics and level of calcium ion in follicle fluid, and to investigate the impacts of calcium ion, cholinesterase (ChE) and creatinine (CCr) levels in human follicle fluid on the quality of oocytes and outcome of pregnancy in patients after in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer (IVF-ET). Fifty-seven patients after IVF-ET were randomly assigned to two groups: the trial group (27 patients) and the control group (30 patients), both were treated with conventional Western medical treatment, but ETG and Liuwei Dihuang Granule (LDG) was given respectively to the two groups additionally. Changes of Shen-asthenia syndrome, amount of oocyte obtained, fertilization rate, cleavage rate, high-quality embryo rate and pregnancy rate, levels of calcium ion, ChE and Cr in follicle fluid, and metabonomics in the two groups were observed and compared. After treatment, scores of Shen-asthenia syndrome 8.30 +/- 1.46, fertilization rate 0.82 +/- 0.09, cleavage rate 0.97 +/- 0.07 and high-quality embryos rate 0.51 +/- 0.18 in the trial group were all better than those in the control group (9.16 +/- 1.15, 0.74 +/- 0.18, 0.91 +/- 0.10, 0.41 +/- 0.09, respectively, P<0.05); metabonomics principal component analysis showed that in the trial group, the principal component in follicle fluid distributed mainly in the section I, and that in the control group distributed mainly in the section II, showing significant difference between the two groups; while in most pregnant patients, it distributed in the section I. The Ca2+ concentration in the trial group was significantly higher than that in the control group (P<0.05). Levels of ChE and Cr in the trial group were higher than those in the control group, but the difference between them was insignificant. ETG is better than LDG in regulating metabonomics, Ca2+ concentration, improving the quality of oocyte and embryo, and increasing pregnant rate in patients after IVF-ET.

Cui X.,Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Genetics and molecular research : GMR | Year: 2012

This study was primarily undertaken to test the hypothesis that mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) mutations may be associated with aplastic anemia (AA). We analyzed mtDNA sequences from 15 patients with AA. The samples were obtained from bone marrow, and patients' oral epithelial cells were collected for normal tissue comparison. Total DNA was amplified by PCR after extraction, and these segments were then sent for sequencing. The results were compared with those of oral epithelial tissues as well as mtDNA sequences in the revised Cambridge Reference Sequence (rCRS) database. We detected 61 heteroplasmic mutations in 11 genes, including those encoding NADH dehydrogenase (ND)1-2 and 4-6, tRNA glutamic acid (TRNE), ribosomal RNA (RNR) 1 and 2, cytochrome c oxidase (COX1), cytochrome b (CYTB), and tRNA glycine (TRNG); mutation rates were particularly high in ND2 (34.4%) and ND4 (21.3%) in the patients' mtDNA genomes. The products of these genes are involved in oxidation in the respiratory chain, and a large number of homoplasmic mutations were found. Interestingly, these 162 polymorphisms were mostly in the D-loop DNA structure (54.3%), in which numerous mutations associated with leukemia and myelodysplastic syndromes are found. We conclude that functional impairment of the mitochondrial respiratory chain induced by mutation may be an important reason for hematopoietic failure in AA patients.

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