Yunfei Chen recieved his Ph.D. degree in acupuncture and moxibustion, from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai, China, 1999, M.A. degree in acupuncture and moxibustion from Zhejiang University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Zhejiang, China, 1996, and B.A. degree in traditional Chinese medicine from Guiyang College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Guizhou, China. Chen is a Professor of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Yueyang Hospital, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai, China. Since July 2007 he has been Director of Scientific Research Department. From August 2005 to October 2007, he an Associate Professor of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Yueyang Hospital, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai, China. He was a Director of Central Laboratory in December 2008–April 2003. Chen received grants from the National Natural Science Foundation of China(NSFC), Immunology study on moxibution effects, grant for research in China, $10,000 per year, 2000–2002 and Shanghai Key Discipline Construction Project, Acupuncture-Moxibustion and Tui-na (no. S30304) $200,000 per year, operating grant, 2010–2012. Chen has been a Member of China Association of Acupuncture-Moxibustion since 2006 and has been a Board Member of China Association of Integrative Medicine since 2004. His referees journal publications include 1) He TF, Yang WJ, Zhang SH, Zhang CY, Li LB, Chen YF (correspondence), "Electroacupuncture inhibits inflammation reaction by upregulating vasoactive intestinal peptide in rats with adjuvant-induced arthritis" Evidence Based Complementary Alternative Medicine Journal 2011, 2011. pii: 290489, Epub 2010 Sep 14, 2) He TF, Zhang SH, Li LB, et al. (correspondence), "Effects of acupuncture on the number and degranulation ratio of mast cells and expression of tryptase in synovium of rats with adjuvant arthritis" Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Xue Bao (Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine) , 2010 Jul;8(7):670-7, and 3) Tianfeng He, Lianbo Li, Yunfei Chen (correspondence) "Advance of the study on correlativity between acupuncture-moxbustion and mast cells", World Journal of Acupuncture-Moxibustion , vol. 19, no.4, pp. 53-60, 2009.
Biography Updated on 2 January 2011