Dr. Kenny Kuchta

Original articles
Review articles
Book contributions
Invited lectures
Oral presentations at scientific conferences
Abstracts and short communications in scientific journals and books

2006 - 2012:
Research assistant of the Chair of Pharmaceutical Biology at the University of Leipzig (Prof. Dr. Hans Wilhelm Rauwald) with a focus on pharmacognosy and therapeutically relevant herbal drugs

2012 - 2014:
University lecturer (Koushi) and faculty member at Sanyo Gakuen University, Okayama, Japan, as chair of the Teaching and Research Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine with a research focus on East Asian phytomedicine such as Japanese Kampo Medicine

2012 - present:
Visiting lecturer at the Graduate School of Medicine, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan with a focus on phytotherapy with Western herbal drugs

2013 - present:
Guest lecturer at the Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto Prefectural Medical University, Kyoto, Japan with a focus on herbal drugs of the Western world and their application as modern therapeutics

2013 - present:
Visiting Professor at Nagasaki International University, Department of Pharmacognosy, Sasebo, Japan with a focus on phytochemical studies of Kampo drugs and preparations compared to related Western herbal drugs

2014 - 2015:
University lecturer (Koushi) and faculty member at Sanyo Gakuen University-College, Department of Food & Nutrition, as chair of Natural Products Chemistry Research with a focus on East Asian Drugs of the Kampo and Traditional Chinese Medicine

2015 - 2017:
Visiting Professor at the National Institute of Health Science (NIHS), Division of Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry, and Narcotis, with funding by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) of the Japanese Ministry of Education, Science and Technology as Research fellow with a focus on phytochemistry of therapeutically relevant plant ingredients and their application as well as regulatory implications for the internationalization of Kampo medicine and the implementation of Western phytotherapy in Japan

2015 - present:
Prof.h.c. of the Zhejiang Institute of TCM and Natural Medicine, Hangzhou, China. In this function, supervision of several doctoral theses in pharmaceutical biology

2017 - present:
Special project for Far Eastern Medicine at the Department of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Oncology of the University Medicine Göttingen (UMG)

2020 - present:
Forschungsstelle für Fernöstliche Medizin (漢方医学研究拠点) in the Department of Vegetation Analysis and Phytodiversity at the Albrecht von Haller Institute of Plant Sciences of the Georg August University Göttingen.
The Forschungsstelle für Fernöstliche Medizin was made possible with the support of the "Förderkreis der Forschungsstelle für fernöstliche Medizin e.V.".

AG Cameron, Klinik für Gastroenterologie, gastrointestinale Onkologie und Endokrinologie, Universitätsmedizin Göttingen Link zur Webseite

Allg. Innere Medizin und Gastroenterologie, Klinikum Hann. Münden Link zur Webseite

2011: Sebastian Kneipp Award of the Sebastian Kneipp Foundation together with Prof. Rauwald

2011: German-Japanese Friendship Award of the Japanese Embassy in Berlin for my research on Kampo medicine and Wakanyaku

2012: Poster award on the occasion of the 13th International Congress of the Society for Ethnopharmacology, Graz (Austria)

2014: Poster award on the occasion of the 18th International Congress PHYTOPHARM, St-Petersburg (Russia)

2014: Egon Stahl Award of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (Gesellschaft für Arzneipflanzenforschung GA)

2015: Poster award on the occasion of the 19th International Congress PHYTOPHARM, Bonn (Germany)