About

Acupause is a clinical study on acupuncture for postmenopausal hot flushes. For more information please visit our official website.

This study has received a project grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC APP1004406) and is based on a pilot project conducted by Dr Carolyn Ee, a general practitioner and medical acupuncturist and recipient of a 2008 Chris Silagy Scholarship.

Chief investigators:

Dr Marie Pirotta, Dept of General Practice, University of Melbourne

Professor Helena Teede, The Jean Hailes Research Unit, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University

Professor Charlie Xue, Discipline of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University

Ms Patty Chondros, Dept of General Practice, University of Melbourne

Professor Stephen Myers, Natural and Complementary Medicine Research Unit, Southern Cross University

Associate Investigator:

Dr Simon French, Dept of General Practice, University of Melbourne

Research Coordinator:

Dr Carolyn Ee

Research assistant:

Ms Kitty Novy

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