Chicago State University, College of Pharmacy. Keynote Speaker: Barbara Timmermann, “Translational Application of Novel Withanolides for the Treatment of Advanced Cancers” and “Is Biodiversity Important for Drug Discovery”
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The UIC College of Pharmacy and the UIC/NIH Center for Botanical Dietary Supplements Research present the
Keynote speaker: Michael S. Tempesta, Ph.D., President, NatProd Consulting Services
“From University Lab to Market, the Discovery and Development of SP-303 (Crofelemer/Fulyzaq), a Novel Polyphenol Isolated from Croton Iechleri”
Save the date: 14-15 November 2014. Chicago State University, College of Pharmacy. Guest Lecturer: Barbara Timmermann, “Translational Application of Novel Withanolides for the Treatment of Advanced Cancers” and “Is Biodiversity Important for Drug Discovery”
At the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pharmacognosy in Oxford, Mississippi, Gordon Cragg presented an excellent overview of the history and future prospects of natural products research and the many successes of these endeavors. The presentation slides are now permanently posted on the website on the Presentations and Workshops page (link at left – Presentations & Workshops).
The officers and members of the ASP Executive Committee have submitted a letter to provide comment on a new guidance document at USPTO (http://www.uspto.gov/patents/announce/myriad-mayo.jsp), Guidance For Determining Subject Matter Eligibility Of Claims Reciting Or Involving Laws of Nature, Natural Phenomena, & Natural Products (Guidance), which has implications for the patenting of natural products, derivatives and those compounds that are modifications of or inspired by natural products. Read the letter here.