17th Annual Oxford International Conference on the Science of Botanicals
 • April 3rd - 6th, 2017
 • Oxford, Mississippi

Introductory Remarks: Ikhlas Khan, Ph.D, Director UM-FDA Center of Excellence. download

Session 1: Botanicals Impact on Human Health

Session Chair: Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D., Director, Division of Dietary Supplement Programs, ONLDS/CFSAN/FDA
10:30 - 11:00 - 
Olivier Rabin, Ph.D., World Anti-Doping Agency. Nutritional Supplements in Sports: Myth Versus Reality
11:00 - 11:30 - Mahmoud A ElSohly, Ph.D., NCNPR, School of Pharmacy, University of Mississippi, University, MS, USA. A Multicenter Study Showing the Absence of DMAA in Pelargonium
11:30 - 12:00 - Nancy Booth, Ph.D., Spherix Consulting, a Division of ChromaDex, Inc., Bethesda, MD. Principles of Safety Assessment of Natural Products for Use in Foods and Supplements

Concurrent Session 2a: ODS/NCCAM Botanical Research Centers

Session Chairs:Craig Hopp, Ph.D., NIH/NCCAM and Barbara C. Sorkin, Ph.D., NIH/ODS
1:15 - 1:45 - Barbara C. Sorkin, Ph.D., NIH/ODS. The NIH Botanical Research Centers Program - Slide Loop
1:45 - 2:15 - Dennis Lubahn, Ph.D. University of Missouri. What's New in Prostate Cancer Research from the "Elderberry Center”, Also Called the Missouri University Center for Botanical Interaction Studies.
2:45 - 3:15 - William Helferich, Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dietary Phytoestrogens and Breast Cancer: A Complex Story Involving Dose, Target Tissue and Timing of Exposure
3:15 - 3:45 - Richard B. van Breemen, Ph.D. University of Illinois Chicago. In Vitro and In Vivo Dose Responses in Bioassays of Estrogenic Botanical Dietary Supplements for Women’s Health
3:45 - 4:15 - David Ribnicky, Ph.D., Rutgers University. The Effect of Formulation on the Bioactivity of Artemisia Preparations for Metabolic Syndrome

Concurrent Session 2b: Natural Products Chemistry 

Session Chair: Xing Cong Li, Ph.D., NCNPR, School of Pharmacy, University of Mississippi, University, MS, USA
1:15 - 1:45 - Hui-Ming Hua, Ph.D., School of Traditional Chinese Materia Medica, Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, Shenyang, P.R. China. Caged Polyprenylated Xanthones from Medicinal Plants of the Genus Garcinia
1:45 - 2:15 - Wei Wang, Ph.D., School of Pharmacy, Hunan University of Chinese Medicine, P.R. China. The Research and Development of Tujia Ethnomedicine
2:45 - 3:15 - Michelle A Markus, Ph.D., Bruker BioSpin, Billerica, USA. Qualitative Differentiation of Species from Vaccinium by NMR, using the Assure-RMS Software
3:15 - 3:45 - Anna Rita Bilia, Ph.D., Department of Pharmaceutical Science, University of Florence, Italy. NMR as Integrative or Alternative Analytical Tool for the Quality Control of Herbal Drugs and their Preparations
3:45 - 4:15 - Christopher Okunji, Ph.D., NHLBI/NIH, Bethesda, MD. Preparative Separation of Garcinia kola Heckel., Biflavonoids by Conventional and pH-Zone-Refining Counter-Current Chromatography
4:15 - 4:45 - Mohammad Kamil, Ph.D., TCAM Research, Zayed Complex For Herbal Research & Traditional Medicine-WHO Collaborative Center, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Supply chain and Management System based Standardization of Botanicals