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Dr. Alexander L. Tournier

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Company Description

Sue Young's Blog. Subjects include homeopathy, ... more

Background Information

Employment History

Executive Director

HRI Ltd

Director

Homeopathic Educational Services

Chairman

NHS Alliance

Affiliations

Research Fellow
Cancer Research UK

Education

physics

Imperial College , London

physics and mathematics

Cambridge

physics and mathematics

Imperial College

quantum physics

Cambridge University

BSc DIC PhD LCHE RSHom

PhD

University of Heidelberg , Germany

PhD

Biophysics

University of Heidelberg

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Now for some science... Montagnier video - Jo Rhodes Homeopathy

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I recently went to London for a workshop run by Dr Alex Tournier of the Homeopathy Research Institute. He was talking about the science and evidence for homeopathy and it was a facinating and enlightening day.

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Alex also talked about some of the work of Luc Montagnier which has been very controversial.


Als Experten im House of Commons | Interuniversitäres Kolleg für Gesundheit und Entwicklung

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Dr Alexander Tournier, HRI Chairman, says, "Recent statements in the media have argued that further research in homeopathy is not justified, however this is far from the case as many important questions remain unanswered.


Veterinary Homeopathy « Avilian

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Alexander Tournier, HRI Executive Director, was pleased to be able to attend and to take this valuable opportunity to put the case for investment in rigorous scientific research in homeopathy to members of the Scottish Parliament.


Environment | Alternative Training's News

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As Dr Alexander Tournier, Executive Director of the Homeopathy Research Institute explains, "Homeopathy research presents us with no shortage of profound questions and challenges.


Epic fail: Scientific Research in Homeopathy Conference 2010

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Alex Tournier

The demeanour of this charming Frenchman couldn't have been more of a contrast to that of the horrendous Milgrom. Not only did he not slag anyone off but his was one of only two presentations at the conference that contained some science and it is rather sad that someone so well qualified is wasting their time on homeopathy. Dr Tournier is a biophysicist and a research fellow for Cancer Research UK. He is also chair of the Homeopathy Research Institute.
I don't propose to say much about the content of his presentation because, although I took copious notes, I don't have a copy of the slides he used. (Copies of all the presentations were promised to attendees; none have so far materialised.) Even with the slides, I found his argument difficult to follow and it was even more difficult to take him seriously after he'd introduced his session with probably the daftest remark made by any of the speakers during the entire day, which is that the principle of like treating like - the 'Law of Similars' - is "pretty uncontroversial".
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Tournier soon made his second ludicrous and dishonest assertion of the day, which was that homeopathy's detractors never pick up on the similarity of the high dilutions principle and hormesis. Oh, good grief! I may not have a PhD in biophysics but even I know the difference between something and nothing.
Another reason why I didn't expect to be blown away by Tournier's presentation is that I'd read Gimpy's analysis of what he said last time.

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