Please note that all presentations will be in English, with simultaneous live translation into Spanish for all oral presentations, in every plenary and parallel session.
All programme details are subject to change. Book now.
Ms Kate Chatfield, UK. Demystifying research publications.
Dr Clare Relton, UK. How to write a protocol.
Dr Elizabeth Thompson, UK. Choosing your trial design – perfect fit or round pegs in square holes?
Dr Stephan Baumgartner, Switzerland. Experimental basic research in homeopathy: an introduction.
Homeopathy research – the state of play and the way forward
Dr Peter Fisher, UK. Cutting edge to clinical effectiveness: the implications of recent theoretical and research findings in homeopathy
Dr Stephan Baumgartner, Switzerland. Homeopathic basic research: State of research and quests for the future
Pathogenetic trials & Clinical research
Mr Jeremy Sherr, Tanzania. Do pathogenetic trials produce consistent and recognisable symptom pictures? Results from a pilot pathogenetic trial study
Mr Alastair Gray, Australia. Harnessing the unmined data rich resources of homeopathic provings: an overview of replicated provings, creating a common language and a method forward
Dr José Enrique Eizayaga, Argentina. Sensitivity and likelihood ratio of symptoms in patients with good therapeutic response to Lycopodium, compared to patients with good response to treatment with other homeopathic medicines. Retrospective study
Dr Lex Rutten, The Netherlands. Will this medicine work for me? Towards a scientific answer
Dr Giovanni Dinelli, Italy. Effects of homeopathic treatments on the cellular metabolism of wheat: validation of microarrays data by quantitative real-time PCR (qPCR)
Dr Tim Jäger, Switzerland. Comparative study of two bioassays with weakened duckweed and yeast treated with homeopathic preparations
Dr Maria Olga Kokornaczyk, Italy. Might evaporation-induced droplet patterns serve in agro-homeopathic research and support experimental trials?
Dr Miek Jong, The Netherlands. Effectiveness of complex homeopathic medicinal products in the treatment of children with painful teething
Health economics & Clinical research
Dr Elizabeth Thompson, UK. Economic evaluation of the Bristol Homeopathic Hospital: Final results of the BISCUIT feasibility study
Mr Petter Viksveen, Norway. Economic evaluations of homeopathy: A review
Dr Laurence Terzan, France. The impact in term of public health of the sleep, anxiety and depressive disorders management by physicians prescribing homeopathic medicine in France. The EPI3 programme
Poster promotional talks
Dr Theodoros Lilas, Greece. Assessment of a new decision support expert system in headaches cases
Dr Lionel Milgrom, UK. ‘“It’s the consultation, stupid!”…Isn’t it?’ Complementarity and the shortcomings of RCTs
Susanne Pannek-Rademacher, Switzerland. Acceptance of homeopathy by the staff of an intensive care unit: a service evaluation
Dr Laurence Terzan, France. Clinical Evaluation of the Effects of Arnicare Gel, a Homeopathic Preparation in Sport related pain and stiffness
Dr Joyce Frye, USA. Potassium dichromate (homeopathic Kali bichromicum) in the community hospital. Intensive Care Unit setting: a review of sixteen cases
Mirando Castro, USA. A Research Tool for Homeopathic Practice
For the list of those showing posters at the Conference, click here.
Evening Excursion into Barcelona City Centre
(Return transport provided to city centre – please book online in advance)
Research theory & Clinical research
Dr Robert Mathie, UK. Model validity of randomised placebo-controlled trials of individualised homeopathic treatment
Dr Sofia Wenna, Brazil. Homeopathic Medication in Pulmonary Tuberculosis Treatment, Clinical Evolution, and Drug-Resistance: a Randomized, Double Blind Clinical Trial
Prof Jürgen Pannek, Switzerland. Use of homeopathy for prophylaxis of urinary tract infections in patients with neurogenic bladder dysfunction
Dr Christien Klein-Laansma, The Netherlands. Towards an evidence-based homeopathic treatment for PMS
Laboratory studies, Veterinary & Ethics
Prof Thomas Ostermann, Germany. In-vitro experiments to investigate the effects of homeopathic drugs for chronic aggressive periodontitis by lymphocyte migration activity
Dr Debora Olioso, Italy. Study of Gelsemium sempervirens in a neurocyte model. An update
Dr Ghada Alsaleh, France. In vitro testing of highly diluted cytokines and specific nucleotide acid sequences applied in micro-immunotherapy for rheumatoid arthritis
Mr David Eyles, UK. Amelioration of pain and distress in tail-ringed lambs using homeopathy
Dr Delny Britton, UK. Homeopathic research involving animals: the case for cutting edge ethics
Prof Christian Endler, Austria. Highland amphibians and extremely diluted thyroxine
Prof Leoni Villano Bonamin, Brazil. Modulation of chronic inflammation response to Leishmania (L.) amazonensis by Thymulin 5CH in mice
Dr Yakov Freed, Israel. Bridging the gap between the homeopathic world and the conservative medical world – Test case in rats
Qualitative & Clinical research
Dr Gualberto Diaz-Saez, Spain. Use and knowledge of homeopathic drugs by the general population in Spain
Dr Ramona Jurcau, Romania. The influence of Aconitum Napellus versus placebo on anxiety and salivary cortisol, in stress induced by intense and short term physical effort
Dr Shaik Shamsur Rahman, UAE. Clinical trial of lipoma
Petra Klement, Germany. Treatment of nervous complaints and exhaustion with the homeopathic medicinal product Manuia – Results of a cohort study
Prof Iris Bell, USA. Integrative nanomedicine: Homeopathic remedies as source and silica nanoparticles acting as danger signals for nonlinear complex adaptive systems
Dr Alexander Tournier, UK. Quantum coherence domains and nanoparticles – one and the same thing?
Dr Steven Cartwright, UK. Pyridinium-N-phenolates as molecular probes of serially diluted and agitated solutions: preliminary results
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Dr Elio Rossi, Italy. Homeopathy in the public health system: the experience in Lucca Hospital (1998-2011)
Dr David Brule, Canada. Feasibility and design of an open label pilot study of homeopathic treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Ms Philippa Fibert, UK. Is homeopathic treatment as an effective intervention for children with a diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)?
Prof Gustavo Bracho, Cuba. Homeoprophylaxis Evidence from basic research and practical applications
Dr Sandra Salles, Brazil. Protocol for prevention and treatment of dengue fever and its complications
Dr Gadugu Srinivasulu, India. An open observational study on efficacy of miasmatic prescription in the prevention of Japanese encephalitis
Optional Buffet Lunch
Learning time for CDP credits: Conference 14.5 hours, Pre-Conference workshops 2.5 hours, Total 17 hours.
For the list of those showing posters at the Conference, click here.