Deng Tietao (1916-)
Deng Tietao (1916.10— )，male, comes from Kaiping, Guangdong Province. As a communist, lifetime professor of Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ph. D. instructor, Prof. Deng was awarded the title as “Famous Traditional Chinese Medicine Scholar of Guangdong Province” by the government in 1962 and 1978 respectively and was recorded in IBC Cambridge. In 1990, he enjoyed the special subsidy from the State Department. He was also selected for the faculty adviser for Carrying on Famous TCM Expert’s Academic Experience. In 2001, he was conferred an honorary Doctor of Science degree by Hong Kong Baptist University.
Prof. Deng is now a commissioner of TCM Expert Advisory Committee of State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine，lifelong director of China Traditional Chinese Medicine Association，Honorary Director of the Institute of the Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, vice chairman of Committee for the Revision of Basic Theory of TCM of China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, commissioner of Institute for the History of Medicine of Chinese Medical Association Guangdong Province Sub-Council, Lifelong Director of Guangdong Province Traditional Chinese Medicine Association，commissioner of Academic Degree Evaluation Committee of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine，Honorary Professor of Hong Kong Baptist University and Honorary Professor of The University of Hong Kong.
Prof. Deng has worked on medicine for 70 years approximately. He is accomplished in the treatment of myasthenia gravis，cardiovascular diseases and intractable miscellaneous disease of internal medicine,. Meanwhile, Prof. Deng is adept at using the Theory of the Spleen and Stomach to treat and cure clinical diseases of each system. In the early time, he pursued his studies on exogenous febrile disease, attaching importance to the inheritance and development of the Theory of the Spleen and Stomach, initiating the correlation between deficiency of qi and phlegm stagnancy, bringing forward “Five Zang-Organ-Related Theory”, devoting himself to the research and the clinical practice, advocating using the “Historical view of clinic” to compile historical data, opening up the research of Lingnan Medicine and made great efforts to extend the research of Chinese medicine modern history particularly. He has given suggestions to the national leaders for many times and made efforts to rejuvenate Traditional Chinese Medicine.
In the past years, he has edited textbooks for Traditional Chinese Medicine schools, including »Newly Compiled Basic Knowledge of TCM », and besides, he has published large-scale medicinal reference books and over 20 monographs and treatises. Over hundreds of theses, medical professional essays and medical records by him have been published both at home and abroad.
The new drugs “WuLing Analgesic Powder” and “Capsule for Strengthening Muscle and Increasing Strength” developed in 1982 have already reached the second clinical period and the ”Nuanxin capsule” has gained the ratification from Guangdong Institute for Drug Control. Besides, he has instructed a total of 27 masters, 14 doctors and set up “Deng Tietao scholarship” to encourage excellent students of all levels. Prof. Deng also took charge of the “Clinical and Experimental Research into the Myasthenia Gravis” and won the 2nd prize of the National Science and Technology Advancement Award in 1992. In 1993, he was awarded “Grand Prize Award for South China Outstanding Teacher” by Guangdong Government. Later, he was chosen through public appraisal by the as the News figure of the field of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China in 2003. In the same year, he was awarded “Special Award Of Merit for Anti-SARS With TCM” by China Traditional Medicine Association. He also presided over the program “The Research of Modern History of Traditional Chinese Medicine” which won him the 2nd prize of Guangdong Science and Technology Advancement Award as well as the 2nd prize of China Association of Chinese Medicine Science and Technology Advancement Award in 2005. Besides that, edited by him also won the 3rd prize of the China Association of Chinese Medicine Science and Technology Advancement Award (works) in the same year. He presented at Beijing Xiangshan Science Conference as administrative chairman in 2003 and 2005, making keynote speeches titled and respectively. In June, 2005, He was engaged by The Ministry of Science and Technology of China as the top scientist of Fundamental TCM Program and leader of the Expert Team of National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program). (source : guanzhou University of TCM).