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He has combined his scientific interests, including over 200 primary research papers and a series of substantial grants from various charities and the major UK medical research funding bodies (MRC, Wellcome and NIHR), with a busy clinical practice for the last 30 years.
Primary care at Southampton is part of the NIHR national school for primary care research. Southampton Primary Care demonstrated research excellence in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) rating 85 percent of the research as internationally excellent or world-leading, the third best quality profile among primary care departments in the UK.
George Lewith’s research is focused on differentiating the specific from the non specific effects of treatment and developing models that will help to explain the patient perceived benefits of a variety of complementary medical interventions. He is currently interested in pain, arthritis and cancer as illness models investigating the effects of acupuncture, healing, homeopathy and herbal medicines.
He has conducted a variety of clinical, experimental and epidemiological studies. Over the past five years he has been with the University of Northampton, UK, where he had built up and directed the MSc Program Transpersonal Psychology and Consciousness Studies.
He is the director of the European section of the Samueli Institute, coordinating the European efforts of the Institute’s “Brain, Mind and Healing” Program. He is the editor-in-chief of the Karger journal “Research in Complementary Medicine – Forschende Komplementärmedizin” and author of more than 100 peer -reviewed papers, several books and numerous book chapters.