Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
Gerhard LITSCHER, Univ.-Prof. Prof. hc mult. MSc PhD MDsc
Gerhard Litscher is Head of the Research Unit for Complementary and Integrative Laser Medicine, of the Research Unit of Biomedical Engineering in Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine and Chairman of the TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) Research Center at the Medical University of Graz, Austria, Europe. He is a Doctor of Technical Sciences and Doctor of Medical Sciences and has published approximately 600 scientific contributions (>220 SCI/PubMed-listed). He is the author and/or editor of 17 books and editor and/or editorial board member of more than 35 international journals. Gerhard Litscher is also President of the International Society for Medical Laser Applications (ISLA transcontinental, since 2012), German Vice President of the German-Chinese Research Foundation (DCFG, since 2014), and Chairman of Consensus Guidelines for Laser Acupuncture of the World Association for photobiomoduLation Therapy (WALT). He is a member of the expert panels of the World Health Organization (WHO) for acupuncture and related fields, and is currently honorary or guest professor at 12 top universities and institutions in China.