Yan Schroën (1964, Kerkrade, the Netherlands)
graduated in biochemistry and acupuncture in the Netherlands and studied Taoism and traditional Chinese medicine in the People’s Republic of China.
Since 1991 he has been working as an acupuncturist and herbalist in several clinics in the Netherlands.
Because of his interest in the relation between Chinese medicine and nonlinear dynamics he got involved in scientific research at the Sino-Dutch Research Centre for Preventive and Personalized Medicine at TNO (Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research). Since 2007 he works here as senior researcher and participates as member of the scientific committee of the Sino-Dutch Centre for Preventive and Personalized Medicine.
As a (guest)teacher he lectures Chinese medicine and systems biology at several schools and universities.
In the last years, he published several articles on Chinese medicine, systems theory and systems biology in magazines like PlosOne, Journal of clinical rheumatology and Science.
In 2020 he started the Oxrider, a place for clinical practice, education and research in the field of Chinese medicine and systems biology.