Dr. Charles Shang received his bachelor’s degree in biology at Peking University, master’s degree in biochemistry at Harvard University and doctor of medicine degree at Boston University School of Medicine. He received the Medical Acupuncture Research Foundation award for publishing the first biological model on acupuncture which has multiple independently confirmed predictions in both conventional biomedical sciences and acupuncture research. His publication on biology of acupuncture has been top-ranked by Google. He is a former faculty member of Harvard Medical School and current faculty member at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine and American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine. He is an invited reviewer for the New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine and British Medical Journal. He is on the editorial board of Medical Acupuncture, World Journal of acupuncture-moxibustion, and on the University Cooperation Working Committee of World Federation of Acupuncture Moxibustion Societies.