List of CAM research centers within the EU

List of CAM research sites in the EU. The list was developed within the framework of the CAMbrella European survey (2010–2012).

Source: CAMbrella. Final Report of CAMbrella Work Package 8 – CAMbrella strategy for dissemination of project findings and future networking, Annex 11: List of CAM research centres within the EU [online].

Affiliation,Country, Type of organization
Contact person

Clinical Division of Oncology / Department of Medicine I
Medical University of Vienna, Austria, University
Prof. Dr. Michael Frass

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medical University of Vienna, Austria, University
Prof. Dr. Leo Auerbach

Division of Medical Biochemistry
Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria,University
Prof. Dr. Florian Überall; Dr. Johanna Gostner; Dr. Oliver Wrulich
Institute for Homeopathic Research (IHF)
Austria, Public Corporation
Prof. Dr. Michael Frass; Ilse Muchitsch
International Academy for Holistic Medicine Vienna (GAMED)
Austria, Non-profit Organisation
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Marktl; Dr. Bettina Reiter
Intitute of Pharmaceutical Sciences/Department of Pharmacognosy
University of Graz, Austria, University
Prof. Dr. Rudolf Bauer

Platform for Integrative Health Research
Europ. Society for Integrative, Holistic and Environment Related Health Research, Austria, Non-profit Organisation
Dr. Hedda Sützl-Klein

Research Center Graz - Traditional Chinese Medicine
University of Graz / Medical University of Graz, Austria, University
Prof. Dr. Rudolf Bauer; Prof. Dr. Gerhard Litscher
Research Group 'Physics of Physiological Processes' / Faculty of Physics
University of Vienna, Austria, University
Prof. Dr. Karl W. Kratky

CCESCAM - Center for Crossdisciplinary Evaluation Studies of Complementary and Alternative Medicine
University of Southern Denmark, Denmark, University
Prof. Dr. Helle Johannessen

Interdisciplinary CAM-research (KUFAB)
University of Copenhagen, Denmark, University
Assist. Prof. Dr. Niels Viggo Hansen

VIFAB - Knowledge and Research Centre for Alternative Medicine
Danish Ministry of Health & Prevention, Denmark, Independent under the Ministry
Department of Complementary and Integrative Medicine (DUMENAT)
University Paris 13, France, University
Prof. Dr. Antoine Lazarus ;
Center for Gynaecology and Obstetrics
Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany, University
Prof. Dr. Karsten Münstedt
Chair for Medicine Theory, Integrative and Anthroposophic Medicine
University of Witten / Herdecke ('Gemeinschaftskrankenhaus Herdecke'), Germany, University
Prof. Dr. Peter Heusser

Chair for Naturopathy
University Hospital Rostock, Germany, University
Prof. Dr. Karin Kraft

Chair of Complementary and Integrative Medicine
University of Essen / Hospital 'Essen-Mitte', Germany, University
Prof. Dr. Gustav J. Dobos

Charité Health Care Centre for Prevention and Integrative Medicine (CHAMP)
Charité - University Hospital Berlin, Germany, University
Prof. Dr. Benno Brinkhaus; Prof. Dr. Stefan N. Willich; Prof. Dr. Claudia Witt

Community Hospital Havelhöhe - Hospital for Anthroposophical Med. and Institute for Clinical Research (FIH)
AcademicTeaching Hospital of Charité - University Hospital Berlin, Germany , Non-profit Organisation
PD Dr. Harald Matthes ;
Competence Centre for Complementary Medicine and Naturopathy (KoKoNat)
Universtiy Hospital 'rechts der Isar' / Techn. Univ., Munich, Germany, University Prof. Dr. Dieter Melchart; Dr. Dr. Wolfgang Weidenhammer
Day Care Centre for Alternative Medicine and Integrated Oncology
University Hospital Jena, Germany, University
Doreen Jaenichen
Department of Dermatology
University Hospital Mainz, Germany, University / Individual*
PD Dr. Petra Staubach-Renz
Department of Environmental Health Sciences / Academic Section on the Evaluation of Complementary Medicine
University Hospital Freiburg, Germany, University
Prof. Dr. Stefan Schmidt
Department of Environmental Health Sciences / University Centre of Naturopathy
University Hospital Freiburg, Germany, University
Dr. Roman Huber ;
Department of General Practice and Health
University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany, University / individual*
PD Dr. Stefanie Joos
Department of Medicine / Institute of General Medicine
Technical University of Munich ('Technische Universität München'), Germany, University
Prof. Dr. Antonius Schneider; Prof. Dr. Klaus Linde

Department of Naturopathy / Hospital Blankenstein
University Hospital of the Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany, Non-profit
Prof. Dr. André-Michael Beer
Division Chinese Medicine
University Witten/Herdecke, Germany, University
Dr. Stefan Kirchhoff;
Faculty of Health/Centre for Integrative Medicine
University Witten/Herdecke, Germany, University
Prof. Dr. Peter F. Matthiessen
Faculty of Social Work and Health
University of Coburg, Germany, University/Individual*
Prof. Dr. Tobias Esch

Germany, Non-profit Organisation
Dr. Jan Vagedes

Franz-Volhard Clinical Research Centre
Charité - University Hospital Berlin/Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany, University
Dr. Jochen Steiniger
German Institute for Health Research (DIG)
Germany, Non-profit Organisation
Prof. Dr. Karl-Ludwig Resch

Hospital for Anaesthesiology and Intensive-care medicine/Dept. Interdisciplinary Pain Treatment
University Medicine Greifswald, Germany, University
PD Dr. Taras Usitchenko; Dr. Stefani Adler
Hospital for Anaesthesiology/Pain Research
University of Munich Medical Center, Germany, University
PD Dr. Dominik Irnich
Immanuel Hospital Berlin/Department for Naturopathy
Charité - University Hospital Berlin, Germany, Limited Company
Prof. Dr. Andreas Michalsen; Dr. Rainer Stange
Institute for Applied Epistemology and Medical Methodology (IFAEMM)
University of Witten/Herdecke, Germany, Non-profit Organisation
Dr. med. Helmut Kiene

Institute for Forensic
University Hospital Freiburg, Germany, University/Individual*
Prof. Dr. Sigrun Chrubasik
Institute for Radiation Therapy and Special Oncology
Hannover Medical School, Germany, University/Individual*
Dr.Dr.Diana Steinmann

Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics/Project Division Complementary Medicine
Charité - University Hospital Berlin, Germany, University
Prof. Dr. Claudia M. Witt

Institute for the History of Medicine (IGM)
Robert Bosch Foundation, Germany, Non-profit Organisation
Prof. Dr. Robert Jütte

Institute for Transcultural Health Sciences
European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), Germany, University
Prof. Dr. Dr. Harald Walach
Institute of General Practice
Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany, University/individual*
Dr. Corina Güthlin
Institute of Sport Sciences
Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany, University
Prof. Dr. Dr. Winfried Banzer

Master's Degree in Naturopathy, Complementary and Integrative Medicine
Fresenius University of Applied Sciences, Germany, Private University
Prof. Dr. Peter Wilhelm Gündling
Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology/Research Group: Cardiac Cycle-Epidemiology and Prevention
University of Essen, Germany, University
Dr. Susanne Moebus

Medical Policlinic
University of Bonn, Germany, University
Dr. Gudrun Ulrich-Merzenich
Model Project: Homeopathy in Pediatrics
Childrens' Hospital ('Dr. von Hauner’sches Kinderspital')/University of Munich, Germany University/individual*
Dr. Sigrid Kruse
Outpatient Clinic for Complementary and Integrative Medicine
University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany, University
Dr. Cornelia von Hagens; Prof. Dr. Thomas Strowitzki
Rehabilitation Medicine
Hannover Medical School, Germany, University
Prof. Dr. Christoph Gutenbrunner

University Cancer Center (UCT)
Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany, University
Dr. Jutta Hübner

Working Group 'Biological Cancer treatment'
Dept. of Oncology/Hematology at Hospital Nürnberg-Nord/University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany, University
Dr. Markus Horneber
Carl Gustav Carus-Institute
Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Krebstherapie, Germany, Non-profit Organisation
Dr. Rolf Dorka; Dr. Gero Leneweit

Institute for Clinical Research (IKF)
Gesellschaft für Klinische Forschung, Germany, Non-profit-Organisation
Dr. Marcus Reif

Gemeinschaftskrankenhaus Herdecke
University of Witten/Herdecke, Germany, Non-Profit Organisation
Dr. Friedrich Edelhäuser; Dr. Alfred Längler
Department of Family Medicine
Semmelweis University, Hungary, University
Dr. Ajándék EOEry
Department for Complementary Medicine
Medical School/University of Pécs, Hungary, University
Prof. Dr. Gabriella Hegyi

A.I.R.A.S.- Associazione Italiana per la Ricerca e l'Aggiornamento Scientifico
Italy, Non-Profit Organisation
Prof. Dr. Francesco Ceccherelli

ONLUS - CHARITY Association for Person-Centred Medicine
Italy, Charity
Dr. Paolo Roberti di Sarsina (President); Prof. Dr. Harald Walach (Scientific Advisor)
C.RI.S.P. - Interdepartmental Research Centre on Health Systems and Welfare Policies
Università degli Studi Magna Graecia di Catanzaro, Italy, University
Prof. Dr. Guido Giarelli;

Centre of Research in Medical Bioclimatology, Biotechnologies & Natural Medicine, WHO CC for Trad. Med.
University of Milan, Italy, University
Prof. Dr. Umberto Solimene (Director); Dr. Emilio Minelli (Vice Director)
Women's Headache Center & Service for Acupuncture in Gynecology and Obstetrics/Dept. Gynecology and Obstetrics
University of Turin, Italy, University
Prof. Dr. Chiara Benedetto (Department Director); Dr. Giovanni Battista Allais (Services Responsible)
Centre for Integrative Medicine
Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy, University
Dr. Alfredo Vannacci; Dr. Fabio Firenzuoli (Director);

Center "Fior di Prugna" (Regional Center for Traditional Chinese and Complementary Medicine)
Regional Health System, Tuscany Region, Italy, Public
Dr. Sonia Baccetti (Responsible)
Regional Centre for Phytotherapy
Regional Health System, Tuscany Region, Italy, Public
Dr. Fabio Firenzuoli (Responsible)

Homeopathic Clinic, Campo di Marte Hospital, Lucca
Regional Reference Center & Consultant of the Regional, Ministry of Health of Tuscany, Italy, Public
Dr. Elio Rossi
Permanent Comittee of Consensus and Coordination for Non Conventional Medicine in Italy (ComCAM)
Italy, Non-profit Organisation
Dr. Paolo Roberti di Sarsina (Chairperson)
Department of Agro-Environmental Sciences and Technologies
University of Bologna, Italy, University
Dr. Lucietta Betti

Department Public Health and Community Medicine, Sector Pharmacology
University of Verona, Italy, University
Prof. Dr. Anita Conforti
Endocrinology Unit/Department of Systems Medicine
Tor Vergata University, Rome,Italy, University/individual*
Prof. Dr. Giovanna Franconi

Institute of Translational Pharmacology
CNR - National Research Council - Rome, Italy, Public
Dr. Luigi Manni
Observatory and Methods for Health, Department of Sociology and Social Research
University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy, University
Prof. Dr. Mara Tognetti Bordogna (Director); Dr. Paolo Roberti di Sarsina
Observatory for Non-Conventional Medicine of Emilia Romagna Region
Health and Social Agency of Emilia-Romagna Region, Italy, Public
Dr. Francesco Cardini;
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna
University of Pisa, Italy
Prof. Dr. Maria Francesca Romano

Unità Operativa Consultori
Azienda USL di Bologna/Emilia Romagna Region Healthcare System, Italy, Public
Dr. Grazia Lesi

Unità Operativa di Oncologia ed Oncoematologia dell'Ospedale "Infermi"
Azienda USL di Rimini/Emilia Romagna Region Healthcare System, Italy, Public
Dr. Franco Desiderio

Department for Physics and Astronomy
University of Florence, Italy, University/individual*
Dr. Marco Romoli

Department of Psychosomatic Medicine
Riga Stradins University, Latvia, University
Dr. Vladimirs Voicehovskis

Klapeida University
Klapeida University ,Lithuania, University
Prof. Dr. Algimantas Kirkutis

Louis Bolk Institute
Netherlands, Research Organisaton
Dr. Miek C. Jong

Slotervaart Hospital
Netherlands, Private Hospital
Dr. Ines van Rosenstiel

Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research (NIVEL)
Netherlands, Non-profit Organisation
Dr. Sandra van Dulmen\

National Research Centre in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NAFKAM)
University of Tromsø, Norway, University
Prof. Dr. Vinjar Magne Fønnebø;

University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Victor Babes"
University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Victor Babes", Romania, University/individual*
Prof. Dr. Simona Dragan

University of Zaragoza, Spain, University
Dr. Pablo Saz
Academia Médico Homeopática de Barcelona (AMHB)
Spain, Non-profit Organisation
Dr. Sergio Abanades

Federación Española de Médicos Homeópatas (FEMH)
Spain, Non-profit Organisation
Dr. Isidre Lara

Investigación en medicinas complementarias y alternativas - CTS645
Regional Ministry of Economy, Innovation and Science (Regional Government of Andalusia), Spain, Public
Dr. Jorge Vas

Pain Treatment Unit
Servicio Andaluz de Salud (SAS), Spain, Public
Dr. Jorge Vas
Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Nursing /Integrative Care
Karolinska Institute, Sweden, University
Associate Prof. Dr. Torkel Falkenberg

I C - The Integrative Care Science Center
Sweden, Non-profit Organisation
Associate Prof. Dr. Torkel Falkenberg; Dr. Johanna Hök
Osher Center for Integrative Medicine (OCIM)
Karolinska Institute, Sweden, University
Prof. Dr. Martin Ingvar

Ita Wegman Hospital
Switzerland, Private Hospital
Dr. Daniel Krüerke

Switzerland, Public Hospital
Dr. Boris Müller-Hübenthal

Institute Hiscia
Verein für Krebsforschung Arlesheim, Switzerland, Non-Profit Organisation
Dr. Michael Werner

Center for Integrative Med. and Oncology/Hematology
Cantonal Hospital St. Gallen, Switzerland, Private Hospital
Dr. Marc Schlaeppi

Institute for Naturopathy
University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland, University
Prof. Dr. Reinhard Saller; Dr. Dr. Bernhard Uehleke
Institute of Complementary Medicine KIKOM
University of Bern, Switzerland, University
Dr. Brigitte Ausfeld-Hafter; Prof. Dr. Lorenz Fischer; Dr. Martin Frei-Erb; Prof. Dr. Ursula Wolf
British Medical Acupuncture Society
United Kingdom, Non-Profit Organisation
Dr. Mike Cummings

Clinical Research Centre for Health Professions
University of Brighton, United Kingdom, University
Dr. Janine Leach

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Birmingham Research Alliance (CAMBRA)
School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, University
Dr. Nicola Gale;
Complementary and Integrated Medicine Research Unit
School of Medicine/University of Southampton, United Kingdom, University
Prof. Dr. George Lewith

East Medicine Research Unit
University of Westminster, United Kingdom, University
Dr. Volker Scheid

Faculty of Health and Social Care/Allied Health Sciences
London South Bank University, United Kingdom, University
Prof. Dr. Nicola Robinson

Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, School of Health Sciences
University of Ulster, United Kingdom, University
Prof. Dr. Suzanne McDonough; Dr. Ciara Hughes
Homeopathic Research Committee
British Homeopathic Association, United Kingdom, Charity
Dr. Robert Mathie

Primary Care Research, Peninsula College of Medicine and Denistry
Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, United Kingdom, University
Dr. Adrian White
Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
University College London Hospital NHS Trust, United Kingdom, NHS Trust
Dr. Peter Fisher; Dr. John Hughes
School of Health & Related Research, Faculty of Medicine
University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, University
Dr. Clare Relton; Petter Viksveen

School of Healthcare/Faculty of Medicine and Health/Trad. Complementary and Alternative Medicine
University of Leeds, United Kingdom, University
Prof. Dr. Andrew Long

School of Social and Comm Medicine/Academic Unit of Primary Healthcare
University of Bristol, United Kingdom, University
Dr. Ali Heawood; Dr. Lesley Wye
Integrated Healthcare Unit
University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom, University
Kate Chatfield; Jean Duckworth; Hazel Partington; Graeme Tobyn; Alison Denham
*University/individual refers to persons which are involved in CAM research without a special department for CAM at the respective university.