Cheng Xinnong, a native of Huaiyin County, Jiangsu Province, was born in August 1921. He began to learn traditional Chinese medicine from his father in 1930 and took Lu Mob famous practitioner in his hometown as his teacher in 1936. He started his medical career in 1939 and in 1947 he got his medical licence. Just after 1949 he was admitted to the class for advanced studies of Chinese medicine in Qingjiang, Jiangsu Province and Jiangsu College for the Advanced Study of Traditional Chinese Medicine. In 1957 he began to work in the Acupuncture Teaching Section, Beijing College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. At first he chiefly treated internal and gynecological problems, especially acute febrile diseases. Later, he practised acupuncture. His works include Annotations on Classic on Medical Problems, Explanation of Classic on Medical Problems, Essentials of Chinese Acupuncture, etc. Now he is an acupuncture professor at the Acupuncture Institute, the China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the deputy-director of the China Beijing International Acupuncture Training Center, Adviser of the Beijing Acupuncture Society and Vice-president of the Chinese Acupuncture Association. (source : Essentials of Contemporary Chinese Acupuncturist Clinical Experience. Beijing : Foreign Languages.1989)
Acupuncture performed in Beijing 1982 by Prof Cheng Xinnong
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CHINESE ACUPUNCTURE AND MOXIBUSTION. CHENG XINNONG. foreign languages press,beijing. 1987;:544P (eng).
Traité complet d’Acupuncture compilé par les instituts de MTC Chinois. Histoire , Yin – Yang et 5 éléments , Zang Fu , Sang, énergie et liquides organiques. Méridiens. Points. Etiologie. Diagnostic et syndromes techiniques thérapeutiques. Principes thérapeutique, traitements.
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[PROFESSOR CHENG XIN-NONG: A FAMOUS ACUPUNCTURE AND MOXIBUSTION SCIENTIST] Huang T.. chinese acupuncture and moxibustion. 2007;27(4):299-302 (chi).
Professor CHENG Xin-nong is a famous acupuncture and moxibustion scientist in our country, who is a student and teacher of the first lot with academic credentials of acupuncture and moxibustion. He is the first academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, and one of pioneers in international training cause of acupuncture and moxibustion in new China. He takes a physician, teacher and manager for tens of years in Dongzhimen Hospital of Beijing College of TCM, and Beijing International Training Center of Acupuncture and Moxibustion. The Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion Sciences compiled by him is an international teaching material of acupuncture and moxibustion popular at home and abroad, and his students can be found over the world. He assumed the chief scientist of the "studies of channels", a national scaling plant of sciences, and taken charge of many items of academic studies about acupuncture and channels, and makes outstanding contributions to the acupuncture and moxibustion cause of new China. Also, he is a versatile age and is versed in both penmanship