Altering Paradigm in Medicinal Plants Research and Natural Product Development
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014
Pharmacognosy-2014 is expected to witness participants from more than 20 different countries including leading scientist and industrialist working in the field of medicinal plant research and natural product development. Considering the fact that natural products have inspired and provided the base to the bulk of FDA-approved agent there is a great scope of discussion on the advancement of natural product development that this meeting promises through its updated scientific sessions.
This international conference features some of the most eloquent Keynote speakers like Dr. Yoshinori Asakawa who is President for Phytochemical Society of Asia, Dr. Fred Stevens, President of Phytochemical Society of North America, Dr. Kelvin Chan, Joint Chair in Traditional Chinese Medicine, The University of Sydney, NICM and The University of Western Sydney, Australia, Dr. Amani Shafeek Awaad, Dr. Heru Chen and other professors from renowned universities.
The scientific tracks of Pharmacognosy-2014 includes Evaluation and Identification of Phytoconstituents, Analytical Techniques in Phytochemistry, Herbal Drugs and Formulations, Drugs from Natural Sources, Toxicology Studies of Plant Products, Ethnopharmacology, Phytochemistry and Phytoconstituents, Industrial Pharmacognosy, Natural products of Medicinal Interest, Crude Drugs and Plant Products Herbal System of Medicine, Plant Biotechnology and Tissue Culture.
Ioannis Solos, an author and independent Chinese medicine professional is conducting a workshop on the topic “The evolution of Tongue Diagnosis during the era of pestilence and modern revival” during the conference.
Dr. Kelvin Chan, Joint Chair in Traditional Chinese Medicine, The University of Sydney, NICM and The University of Western Sydney, Australia is conducting a symposium on the topic “Translating Pharmacognosy Knowledge into Healthcare: Research on Quality and Standards” during the Pharmacognosy-2014 conference. The symposium will cover the role of DNA finger printing and barcode in the authentication & traceability of Chinese materia medic. It critically analyzes the process of medicinal plant materials in various ethnic uses with an emphasis on the Progress of Chinese R&D of medicines to keep up with advances in technology. It also examines the research on monographic standards of various dosage forms containing herbal materials in Europe, while assessing the progress in the R&D of phytomedicinal products in North America.
OMICS Group International is one of the leading Open Access Journal Publishers and scientific event organizer in the field of science and technology. OMICS Group publishes more than 350 online Open Access Scholarly Journals. Every year OMICS Group organizes around 100 high graded International Conferences across the globe. The Pharmaceutical conferences are specially designed for the researchers, scientist and professionals related to Pharma industry. OMICS Publishing Group journals have over 3.5 million readers and strong editorial board which contains over 30000 eminent personalities that ensure a rapid, quality and quick review process.
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