News & Announcements

Nominations of Candidates for Award of the Varro E. Tyler Prize for 2016

April 16th, 2015

The Varro E. Tyler Prize is to recognize an individual who has made outstanding scientific contributions to the broad field of dietary supplements, with special emphasis on botanicals. The contributions should be in an area of phytochemistry, pharmacognosy, or pharmacology. Notable contributions to botanical studies outside these primary areas of emphasis, including, for example, clinical investigations, [...]

Natural Products Grants from NIH

April 9th, 2015

NIH has posted some RFA announcements that are of interest to the natural products community. Specific details on each proposal focus and award mechanism can be found at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AT-16-001.html (Phased Innovation Award in Exploratory Clinical Trials and Studies of Natural Products in NCCIH High Priority Research Topics R21/R33), http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AT-16-002.html (Exploratory Clinical Trials and Studies of [...]

1st International Conference on Natural Products for Cancer Prevention and Therapy, Istanbul, Turkey, August 31 – September 2, 2015

March 13th, 2015

http://www.npcpt2015.org/; This global event will feature plenary, key and short lectures, poster presentations, and various social activities. It is expected that a large number of scientists and faculty members from various universities, research institutes and industries from different parts of the world will present and discuss the value of natural substances in preventing and managing [...]

2014 ASP Election

February 26th, 2015

The election of the American Society of Pharmacognosy is under way (March 1-31, 2015). A call for ballots is being sent to active members by email. Positions on the ballot include Vice-President and  a member of the Executive Committee. In addition, several proposed changes to the society Constitution will be decided. Any problems with the [...]


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