ACMES to Host Spring Medical Conference and “Love for Autism” Charity Concert on May 25

Boston, May 8, 2014, — American Chinese Medical Exchange Society (ACMES) will hold its Spring medical conference featuring common issue in primary care and international autism forum at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Shapiro 10 conference center) from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM on May 25. The primary care medicine session will cover new advances for type 2 diabetes, hepatitis/hepatoma and GERD. After the conference, attendees will join “Walk for Autism” from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to Jordan Hall in Back Bay (about 1.2 mile), and then enjoy “Spring Love for Autism” Chinese zither charity concert featuring renowned artist Hui Weng in the evening.

The international autism forum will include latest research breakthrough, innovative clinical treatment and integrative advancement from 20 top autism experts from USA and China, Harvard professors Dr.Martha Herbert will talk about her latest research of whole body approach for autism, Dr.William stone will talk about cognitive behavioral intervention on autism and associated psychiatric disorders, Dr. David Lee will talk about integrative approach for autism intervention, Prof Lieh Li of Northeastern University will talk about psychological intervention of autism, Dr. Feng Liu from New York will talk about Autism diagnosis and treatment, Dr. Helen V. Ratajczak from CT and Dr. Gang Wang from NY will talk about CaV1.2 (CACNA1C) involved in pathogenesis of autism spectrum disorder, Dr. Michelle Hartley-McAndrew from Buffalo will talk about her research findings on autism, Dr.Yihong Han from Seattle will talk about painless acupuncture for autism, Dr. Ming Tong will talk about clinical trial and new drug discovery for autism.

Seven autism experts from China will share their expertise and experience in autism research and clinical interventions, they are Prof. Yasong Du of Shanghai Mental Health Center, Director of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Vice Chair of Chinese Association for Child Mental Health, he will talk about Autism epidemiology and interventions in China, Prof. Jing Zhang of Tongji University will talk about her nationally awarded early intervention research for autism, Prof. Jingying Chen, The National Engineering Research Center for E-learning at Huazhong Normal University, who will introduce the innovative digital learning program for autism she developed, Prof. Yu Jin of Zhongshan University will present the early intervention of autism and the neuropsychological mechanism. Three panel discussion will be held among US and China experts, including some panelists from Harvard and Yale University, please don’t miss this great learning experience.
Hui Weng performs Chinese zither, also known as Guzheng, at Acton Chinese Language School’s 10-year anniversary concert. (photo by Chun Sun).

After the conference, attendees will have “walk for autism” from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to Jordan Hall followed by Spring Love for Autism concert, featuring Zither music by Miss Hui Weng with varied styles including free improvisation with dancers and western musicians. You will also hear famous “Liang Zhu” violin concerto by violinist Wei Gan, music therapy specialist, associate professor of Huazhong Normal University; well known mezzo-soprano Miss Ying Wu will sing along with her young star singers and chorus, including her autism students.

Please come and join us this great whole day event! To register for conference, $50 for whole day meeting including lunch and one concert ticket, $25 for students.

For concert alone, please buy ticket at, student $15, regular $30 and VIP $60. Please contact [email protected] for any questions.