Complementary Medicine in the spotlight

The debate around industry funding of a new research centre, to be established at La Trobe University earlier this year, provided Professor Alan Bensoussan with an opportunity to respond to emerging challenges to evidence-based CM research. While acknowledging that many complementary medicines are complex mixtures that present challenges for rigorous scientific testing, Alan provided a clear, plain-English explanation of how these research challenges can be, and are, overcome by research groups around the country.

CM in the spotlight (opens in a new window) to read "Quality research of herbal medicines is possible", published online in The Conversation. The article was one of a series published by The Conversation on this topic.