28th International Conference on Chelation -
A Landmark on Chelation Science and Medicine

7th International Conference on Oncology and Anticancer Research

10th International Conference RAHMS: Recent Advances in Health and Medical Sciences

Paphos, Cyprus: 28th June – 3rd July, 2019



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Time Table of the Preliminary Programme

Friday, 28th June: Registration, Opening Ceremony, Welcome Reception
Saturday, 29th June: Morning to Evening: Scientific Sessions. Social Program
Sunday, 30th June: Morning Scientific Sessions. Afternoon - Social Program
Monday, 1st  July: Morning to Evening: Scientific Sessions.
Tuesday, 2nd  July: Morning Scientific Sessions. Excursion. Social Program
Wednesday, 3rd  July: Morning: Scientific Sessions. Midday: Closing Ceremony


Preliminary Scientific Programme of the International Conferences

The preliminary programme is based on the topics specified by the Provisional International Scientific Committees of the 28thICOC, 10th RAHMS, 7thICOAR and symposia in preparation, the Local Organising and Scientific Committee and proposals by colleagues who have contacted the organisers. The final programme will be organised based on the abstracts submitted and the response of other colleagues joining the conferences. The final programme will be released following the deadline of submission of abstracts and the selection of presentations. All the presentations selected for the final programme will require the prior submission of an abstract. 



Symposia submitted so far include Recent Advances in 
a) Oncology and Anticancer Research.

b) Trace Elements in Health and Disease 
c) Free Radicals and Antioxidants 
d) Thalassaemia and other Haemoglobinopathies 
e) Chelation Therapy. Chelating drugs 
f) Traditional Chinese, Alternative and Homeopathic Medicine  
g) Nutrition and food sciences in Health and Disease   
h) Neurodegenerative, Heart, Kidney, Liver and other diseases
i) Drug Design, Development and Clinical Use
k) Medical Ethics, Controversies in Medicine, Orphan Diseases
l) Local Symposium on Cancer and other diseases


Provisional Titles of Submitted Presentations

7th Recent Advances in Oncology and Anticancer Research (7th  ICOAR)

10th Recent Advances in Health and Medical Sciences (10th RAHMS)

28thInternational Conference on Chelation (28th ICOC)


Prof. Chen Fang-Pey

Veterans General Hospital and National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

“Introduction of Using National Health Insurance Research Database for Traditional Chinese Medicine Research at Taipei Veterans General Hospital”


Dr Efstathiou Litsa

Postgraduate Res Institute Science, Technology, Environ. Medicine, Limassol, Cyprus

“Effects on the digestive system from carob consumption”


Prof Grisponi Guido

Dipartimento di Scienze ChimichenCittadella Universitaria, Gagliari, Italy


Prof. Hung Yu-Chiang

Department of Chinese Medicine, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan

“Laser acupuncture reduce postpartum weight retention: A randomized control trial”


Prof. Hwang Shinn-Jang 

National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

“Clinical efficacy of using Chinese Herbal Medicine to treat patients with Benign Prostate Hypertrophy combined with Western Medicine”


Prof. Hsu Sheng-Feng et al,

Graduate Instit of Acupuncture Science, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan.

“Comparison of Electroacupuncture and Laser acupuncture-induced analgesic effect in a Plantar Incision-Induced Pain Model.”


Prof. Iriti Marcello

Dipt di Produzione Vegetale, Univ degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
Oral bioavailability of anthocyanins after intake of pigmented rice in healthy subjects”


Dr Kolnagou Annita et al.

Thalassaemia Unit, Paphos General Hospital and PRI, Paphos, Cyprus

1. “Update on the maintenance of normal iron stores in thalassaemia major” patients”. 2. “Thalassaemia in Cyprus today”


Prof. Kontoghiorghes George J et al.

Postgrad. Res. Instit., Science, Technology, Environ. Medicine, Limassol, Cyprus

1. “The New England Journal of Medicine promotes plagiarism and misinformation on deferiprone: The influence of commercial interests?”. 2. “The History of Deferiprone (L1) and the complete treatment of iron overload in Thalassaemia.” 3. “Targeted antioxidant drugs for the prevention and treatment of cancer, neurodegenerative and other diseases.” 4. “Advances on chelation in medicine”


Prof. Kruchinina Margarita et al.

Federal State Budgetary Instit Internal and Preventive Medicine, Novosibirsk, Russia.

“The possibility of using the profile of fatty acids in blood serum and erythrocytes in identifying adenomatous polyps, early colorectal cancer and assessing the progression of the disease.”


Prof. Leone Guiseppe

Department of Haematology, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy

“The History of the Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases a privileged site for articles about Thalassemia and Related Disorders.”


Dr Lin Yu Ting

Department of Chinese Medicine, Taichung Tzu Chi Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan

“Integrated Treatment of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine for Severe Cerebrovascular accident: A case series report”


Dr Lin Yen Chen

Department of Chinese Medicine, Taichung Tzu Chi Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan

“Acupuncture treatment for low back pain in emergency treatment: clinical observation of 30 cases”


Prof. Polyakov Nikolay

Institute Chemical Kinetics and Combustion and Novosibirsk State University, Russia

“Physicochemical approach to study the drug-receptor interaction and the role of chirality”


Prof. Richardson Des R et al.

Cancer Cell Biology, Dept Pathology Bosch Institute, Univ Sydney, Sydney, Australia

1. “The Professor Erica Baker Memorial Lecture: Targeting MIG6 to down-regulate EGFR using novel anti-tumour agents that target iron and copper and have entered clinical trials.” 2.Mitochondrial dynamics alterations in a cardiac model of Friedreich’s ataxia: Marked alterations in mitochondrial biogenesis, fission and fusion.” 3. “Heme oxygenase, cytochrome p450 reductase and the iron chaperone, PCBP2: Haem metabolism coupled to intracellular iron transport to prevent cytotoxicity.” 4. “Coupling of the polyamine and iron metabolism pathways in the regulation of cancer cell proliferation: Mechanistic links to alterations in key polyamine biosynthetic and catabolic enzymes.”


Selyutina Olga Yu

Institute Chemical Kinetics and Combustion and Novosibirsk State University, Russia

1. “Drug transport through biological membranes via inclusion complexes with natural oligosaccharides and polysaccharides.” 2. “Free radical mechanism of anticancer activity of quinone-chelators.”


Timoshnikov Viktor

Institute Chemical Kinetics and Combustion and Novosibirsk State University, Russia

“Investigation of the effect of chelating compounds on lipid peroxidation induced by iron and copper ions.”


Dr Varnai Veda Marija

Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Zagreb, Croatia.

1. “European chemical agency (ECHA) and the safety of chemicals.” 2. “Allergenicity of copper in tattoo inks: Prevalence and potential mechanisms of copper sensitisation.”


Dr Vitalini Sara

Dipt di Produzione Vegetale, Univ degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy

“Gastroprotective and digestive effects of Achillea moschata, a case study of alpine ethnobotany”


Local Conference, Round Table Discussions and Special Feature Sessions






Patients and Doctors Questions and Answer Sessions: Thalassaemia, Cancer, Depression and other diseases.


World Health Issues: Drug design and development and personalised medicine etc.


The influence of commerce on patient care and safety: The responsibility of governmental authorities, journal publishers and editors.



* 10th Anniversary of the Recent Advances on Health and Medical Sciences conference (10th RAHMS):

** 30th Anniversary of the 1st ICOC in London UK in 1989 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcvSLyIgYd8  **