The agenda is set for the “Future of Functional Medicine Symposium” in Bangkok, May 20

The event, a partnership between the Global Wellness Summit and Miskawaan Health Group, will bring together more than 25 leading physicians and researchers to explore what is happening in functional medicine, how preventive cardiology and gut health will disrupt medicine to how biohacking is creating a new era of “health”

MIAMI, May 9, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Global Wellness Summit (GWS), the largest gathering of international leaders in the multi-trillion dollar global wellness economy, today announced that the agenda for the inaugural “Future of Functional Medicine Symposium” was defined. The event, created in partnership with Miskawaan Health Group (MHG), a world leader in functional medicine, takes place at Bangkok, Thailand on Friday May 20.

It will be a jam-packed day of keynotes and panels, with leading physicians, researchers, and health and wellness experts exploring new directions and greatest future opportunities for functional medicine – a medical approach distinct, preventative and highly personalized approach that focuses on identifying and treating the root cause of disease.

This full-day immersion into the future of functional medicine takes place in person at the Anantara Siam Hotel in bangkok from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.May 20—and also online.


A list of expert speakers:

In the burgeoning field of functional medicine, physicians spend time identifying a patient’s genetic, biochemical, environmental and lifestyle factors – and use evolving research and diagnostics in the nutritional sciences, genomics and epigenetics – to treat the conditions. The symposium agenda illustrates the many new directions underway in this personalized and focused approach to health and wellness. Experts will discuss a wide range of topics: from new functional medicine approaches for fertility, to understanding biomarkers and how to translate them into clinical practice, to the latest research on the impact of herbal medicine on the regulation of the immune system.

A sampling of speakers and topics:

Pansak Sugkraroek, MD, Professor, Mahidol University, Bumrungrad Hospital (Thailand), and well-known gynecologist and expert in anti-aging and regenerative medicine, on: “How Balancing Your Hormones Helps Longevity.”

Phatthana Theengamnuay, MD, Nephrologist and Anti-Aging Specialist, Phyathai 2 Hospital (Thailand), on: “Healthspanning: how biohacking is shaping a future of better quality of life.”

Ross WalkerMD, one of australia prominent cardiologists, on: “Preventive Cardiology: Identify Key Triggers Now That Affect Cardiac Risks in the Future.”

Johannes Wessolly, MD, Chief Medical Director, MHG (Germany), on: “Gut Heath: the new era in medical spheres.”

Mart Maiprasert, MD, specialist in anti-aging and regenerative medicine (Thailand), on: “Why choose integrative wellness and functional medicine, not just conventional medicine?”

Expert-led panels include: “A Functional Approach to Cancer Care with Precision Medicine” and
“Functional Medicine for a Healthspanning Future.”

Senior Thai government officials, including Anutin Charnvirakul, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Health, as well as Pornarit Chounchaisit and Dr. Kampol Sriwatanakul of the National Charter, will discuss how Thailand is well positioned to become a world leader in functional medicine.

“The motto of the Global Wellness Summit is “Joining Together. Shaping the Future.” – and we are thrilled to have partnered with the Miskawaan Health Group to create this high-level conversation about the future of Functional Medicine, a preventive whole-person model that will become more prominent in healthcare. and in the world of wellness, whether in medical wellness centers or urban wellness centers,” said Susie Ellis, Chairman and CEO of GWS. “We have strived to bring ‘the spirit of the summit’ to this event: evidence-based content, a forward-looking perspective, an excellent list of speakers and incredible networking opportunities. During functional medicine has become more accepted within the mainstream medical community and even pharmaceutical companies.As consumers may be confused as to the meaning of the term and with many different recent opinions on functional medicine, this symposium is an opportunity to ‘discuss challenges and opposing viewpoints in an open and transparent conversation that can chart the best path forward.’

David Bohmco-founder and CEO of MHG, added, “Anyone interested in integrative medicine, anti-aging and longevity science, preventive cardiology, cancer prevention and treatment, biohacking, nutrition and the future of health and wellness more generally, learn a lot from the experts and topics we’ve gathered.”

In-person participation includes a networking lunch and evening cocktail. Virtual attendees can watch live or view all presentations on demand after the event.

Preferential rates end tomorrow, May 10. Register here.

The symposium is generously sponsored by the following companies:

IST Metza world leader in the manufacture of high-tech UV lamps and LED systems
Live younger nowa manufacturer of exclusive and patented wellness products
Pacific Healtha provider of medical and pharmaceutical products and services through South East Asia
VR Lab, Thailand leading cancer screening laboratory and testing technology

The event is non-profit: all excess revenue will be donated to Childline Foundation Thailand.

Media can apply for free in-person or virtual registration. Please contact: Metanee Promjai (Map), PR manager, Miskawaan Group: or +66 (0) 959579090.

Contact for the Global Wellness Summit: Beth

About the Global Wellness Summit — The Global Wellness Summit is the premier organization that brings together leaders and visionaries to positively shape the future of $4.4 trillion global welfare economy. Its future-focused conference is held at a different global location each year and traveled to United States, Swiss, Turkey, bali, India, Morocco, Mexico, Austria, Italy and Singapore. GWS is also hosting other virtual and in-person gatherings, including wellness masterclasses, wellness industry spotlights, investor reverse pitch events, and symposia. The organization’s annual Global Wellbeing Trends Report offers expert predictions about the future of wellbeing. The 2022 Summit will be held at Tel Aviv, Israel from October 31 to November 3.

About Miskawaan Health Group: At the forefront of functional medicine, Miskawaan Health Group (MHG) is a global company dedicated to the practice of personalized, precise and integrated medicine based on the proven medical therapies of Dr. Johannes Wessolly. Recognizing the complexity of the human body as a biological system rather than a set of organs, our physicians take a patient-centered approach rather than the traditional disease-centered approach. Our goal is to use natural, non-harmful therapies to maximize the inherent effectiveness of the immune system. Whether your goals are preventative health care, improving athletic performance, supporting disease, or improving your quality of life, our doctors will help you lay out a plan to achieve them. Miskawaan Integrated Cancer Care (MICC) integrates the principles and practices of MHG and applies them in innovative ways to prevent and treat cancer. Miskawaan currently has six clinics around the world: in bangkok; hong kong; Koh Samui, Thailand; Phuket, Thailand; and Ludwigsburg, Germany.

Media Contact

Beth McGroartyGlobal Wellness Summit, +1.213.300.0107,

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