In the media

Manuela is a regularly invited guest speaker at key conferences both nationally (ACNEM, A5M, ATMS, AIMA) and internationally (Paris, Milano, Orlando, Barcelona, London, Singapore, Dubai, Dusseldorf) and is the published author of several peer-reviewed papers. Her interview has appeared in consumers’ magazines such as Australia’s Wellbeing and the Art of Healing.

Manuela is a peer reviewer of the prestigious “Breast Cancer: Basic and Clinical Research Journal – Libertas Academica”. She has recently been accepted as an external expert by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control in Stockholm, Sweden, an honorary position aimed to “provide independent scientific opinions, expert advice, data and information” and “to maintain scientific excellence at all times through the best expertise available”.

Manuela appears in the second episode of the documentary “The Truth About Cancer” by Ty Bollinger. She appears at 1 hour 10 minutes in, please follow this link

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Breast Cancer
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Cancer Cachexia 
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Colorectal Cancer held on 13th May 2015 sponsored by ATMS:

Melanoma held on 17th June 2015 sponsored by ATMS:

Liver Cancer held on 19th August 2015 sponsored by ATMS:

Peer-reviewed Publications:

  • “A link between Coeliac Disease, Chronic Inflammation and Malignancy.  A Review study.” The Natural Therapist  (ANTA). 2013; 28:2
  • ” Telomeres, Cancer and Aging” JATMS. 2013; 19:3
  • “ Nutritional      Intervention Following Chemotherapy plus Radiotherapy for stage III      non-small cell-lung cancer”  Poster Presentation –  Integrative Oncology Seminar, Bio Concepts, Brisbane 2013.
  • “ Autism Spectrum Disorder: Three Case Studies” Poster Presentation– The Mindd Foundation International Congress, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2013
  • “Natural Compounds to Reduce Drug resistance in Conventional Cancer Therapy: The role of Polysaccharide Krestin (PSK) – The Natural Therapist (ANTA). 2013; 28:1
  • “Mind-body intervention in cancer treatment” – JATMS. 2013; 19:1
  • ” Phytoestrogens and cancers: friends or foes?” – NHAA. 2012; 32:4
  • ” Toxic Metals in brain, nutrition health and disease” – The British Naturopathic Journal (BNJ) 2010. 27:2
  • ” Neurological functioning and the role of essential fatty acids” – The British Naturopathic Journal. 2011; 28:11
  • ” Adenosine: the Sleep Molecule?” – Nutritional News – Issue Number 238
  •  ” The Dynamic of Stress” – JATMS. 2012; 18:2
  • ” A multidisciplinary approach for the alleviation of pain in MS sufferers” – The British Naturopathic Journal. 2012. 29:1
  •  ” Role of gluten and casein in the development of mental disorders” – The British Naturopathic Journal. 2010; 27:1 Volume 27
  • ” Inflammatory Process in Alzheimer’s Disease” – JATMS  – Editor’s Choice. 2011; 17:4
  • ” MND and the role of Functional Medicine” – The British Naturopathic Journal
  • ” Functional Neurology for Practitioners of Manual Medicine” – Book review  Elsevier, Churchill Livingstone, 2008 – The British Naturopathic Journal. 2012; 24 (3)
  • Contributing author of the latest urban lifestyle      health management book “OPTIMUM – Simple steps to peak performance” –  Ageless Republic, Malaysia – 2011
  • Contributing author of the book “ESSENTIALS – pathways to intelligent aging” by Ageless Republic, Malaysia – 2011
  • “Improper protein absorption as a trigger for mental disorders” – The British Naturopathic Journal. 2008; 25:4
  • “The 60-year Decline in Children’s Health” – The British Naturopathic Journal, 2009; 26:3
  • “Case Study: Bach Flower remedies for Pain Relief”- Positive Health. 2009  Issue 174
  • “How Heavy Metals affect Neurotransmitters Production and Balance” – Editor’s Choice, Positive Health Issue. 2010 Vol. 182.

Educational Presentations:

  • “An overview of intravenous therapies as biological response modifying agents in cancer management” – The Third International Conference of Integrative Oncology 18- 22 January 2018 – Nashik, India
  • “Targeted Botanicals & Nutritional treatments for Epigenetic changes in cancer patients” Genostics November 11-13 2017 – Sydney, Australia
  • “Cancer and Ayurveda – where is the evidence?” The Truth About Cancer Live Event Oct 5, 2017. Broadcasted livestream to 1.3 million viewers globally, Orlando, Florida, United States.
  • “That gut feeling: the link between microbiota and cancer” A5M, Anti-Ageing & Aesthetic Medicine Conference August 5, 2017- Melbourne, Australia
  • “Glutathione: clinical application” The Australian College of Medical Nutrition – The Royal College of the Australian Medical Association – Jun 10, 2017 Melbourne, Australia
  • “Limitations of the somatic mutation theory of cancer” Pan African Conference of Integrative Medicine, May 5, 2017 Cape Town, South Africa
  • “Principles of Clinical Integrative Oncology” Live radio interview Connie Strasheim Editor – March 20, 2017 Alternative Cancer Research Institute Los Angeles USA
  • “Mechanism of cancer cell resistance”.10th International Congress of National Herbalist Australian Association, March 17, 2017 Brisbane Australia
  • “Macrophages: friends or enemies? What makes these cells of the immune system turn against you?” The Annie Appleseed Project International Conference. March 4, 2017, West Palm Beach, Florida, United States.
  • “Natural Compounds to Reduce Drug Resistance in Conventional Cancer Therapy: the role of Polysaccharide Krestin (PSK) – International Integrative Medicine Meeting with Focus on Integrative Oncology – Sept 21, 2016 – Resenfeld, Germany
  • “Carcinogens and Anticarcinogens: integrative medicine practices – 10th Annual A5M Anti-Ageing & Aesthetic Medicine Conference, August 7, 2016 Melbourne, Australia
  • “Chronic inflammation and Malignancy” – Live interview with Sal Di Bella for the Health Show, July 11, 2016, Boston Massachusetts, United States
  • “Untangling the Web of Inflammation in Cancer Prevention and Treatment” – The Third International Congress on Naturopathic Medicine, July 1, 2016 Barcelona, Spain
  • “Can Spices Modify Cancer Cell Signalling Pathway? – ACNM – Australasian College of Nutritional Medicine, 11 June 2016, Melbourne Australia
  • “Cancer survivors and caregivers: finding a new normal – Professional SPA and Wellness Convention February 1, 2016 – Dubai, UAE
  • “Environmental Pollutants as Risk Factors for Neurodegenerative Disorders: Alzheimer’s Disease – 9th A5M Anti-Ageing & Aesthetic Medicine Conference, August 2, 2015 Melbourne, Australia
  • “The Global Quest for the Cure” Filmed for the documentary series ‘The Truth About Cancer” TTCA in location, June 4, 2015 Gold Coast, Australia
  • “Cancer Immunotherapy” – World CAM Summit, 14 February 2015, Colombo Sri Lanka
  • “Practical Clinical Considerations to Enhance Oncologic Care: Drugs/herbs/ Nutrients Interactions” – The Second International Congress on Naturopathic Medicine, July 7, 2014 – Paris, France
  • “Principles of Integrative Oncology” Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital, June 2014 The University of Western Australia, The Cancer Council of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
  • “The Importance of Translational Research in CAM”. August 2013 ARCS Scientific Congress, Sydney, Australia
  • Seminars on Integrative Cancer Care : Brisbane, Townsville, Melbourne and Perth, Australia.
  • ACNEM – Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine, Gold Coast, Australia
  • ATMS Webinar series – ongoing monthly 2014-2015-2016
  • ARCS Australia, 2013 Scientific Congress, Sydney – Guest Speaker
  • Bio Concepts, 2013 Women’s Webinar Series – Guest Speaker-
  • The College of Naturopathic Medicine, London – Guest Speaker –
  • Verita Advanced Wellness, Singapore – guest speaker – 
  • Verita Advanced  Wellness, Singapore – guest speaker – 
  • Walnut Grove Clinic, Bristol, – guest speaker – .
  • Centre for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Singapore – guest speaker –
  • Centre for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Singapore, – guest speaker –