PD Dr. Sven Schröder is a specialist in neurology and has been managing one of the largest TCM practices in Hamburg as a TCM physician since 2000. Furthermore, Dr. Sven Schröder has been the managing director of the Hamburg TCM Center for 10 years and lectures in the TCM master’s programs at the universities of Porto and Santiago de Compostela. In addition, Dr. Sven Schröder holds the continuing education authorization for both neurology and acupuncture and is involved in the development of quality and safety standards for Chinese medicinal products as head of the international ISO working group 2.
Dr. Thomas Friedemann is the managing director of ConPhyMed Pharmaceutical. As a biologist and biophysicist, his research focuses on the effects of Chinese medicinal plants in neurological diseases. As part of his PhD, he investigated neuroprotective and neuro-regenerative effects of Chinese medicinal herbs, for which he was awarded the prestigious Sebastian Kneipp Prize in 2016. In addition, Dr. Thomas Friedemann is laboratory manager at the HanseMerkur Center for TCM at the University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf and is a recognized expert in the field of ISO certifications.
Wei Hertz is responsible for international management in the company and is thus largely responsible for cooperation between Asia and Europe. After studying music in China and Germany, she became intensively involved in intercultural exchange and today heads various programs, such as the TCM master’s program at the University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf and the TCM University Shanghai.