News & Announcements


Announcing Biotherapy Facebook Live, beginning June 20, 2017

The BTER Foundation is pleased to announce a new, free program for Biotherapy Education: Biotherapy Facebook Live! We will be hosting a monthly program of live lectures, interviews, and question & answer sessions on our Facebook page. Joining us is easy - simply go to our page, like and follow us to receive notifications, and visit the page at the scheduled time (typically Tuesdays from 12:00-1:00 pm PST).  See you there!

  • June 20 - 12-1 pm PST (3-4 pm EST) Common issues in administering Maggot Therapy - with Dr. Ron Sherman
  • July 18 - Topic TBA
  • August 22 - Topic TBA
  • September 19 - Topic TBA
  • October 17 - Topic TBA
  • November 14 - Topic TBA
  • December 12 - Topic TBA

Announcing the 10th International Conference on Biotherapy

We are happy to announce the dates of the 10th International Conference on Biotherapy, to be held from October 4-9, 2017, in Istanbul, Turkey! 

Featuring educational opportunities within the fields of maggot debridement therapy, apitherapy (bee venom therapy), helminthotherapy, hirudotherapy, and ichthyotherapy, this is one of the "don't miss" conferences of 2017 for all biotherapists! 

New Research on Arthritis and the Microbiome

Cutting-edge research points to a connection between the microbiome abd the development (and possibly even the treatment) of arthritis.  

Read a short review of the journal article here, or the original publication here.

Updated 2016 Conferences and Workshops

Happy New Year from the BTER Foundation! As you ring in 2016, be sure to check out our list of updated 2016 conferences and biotherapy workshops. Click on the links to register or pre-register for the conferences. Hope to see you there!

Check out the Twitter feed on the left sidebar, or our News Archives if you want to view older announcements.

Let us know if you have any other news or announcements to share!