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

Download the full agenda with speaker bios and abstracts here

Download the Poster Abstract booklet here

Day 2 (Tuesday, April 4th)

SESSION 4: “Clinical Toxicology Investigations Impacting Supplement Safety Surveillance” - OCC Auditorium

Moderator and Session Chair: Rick Kingston, SafetyCall International
8:15 - 8:45
Victor Navarro, Einstein Healthcare Network, “Dietary Supplement Related Liver Injury”
8:45 - 9:15
Cristiana Leslie Corrêa, Planitox, “Importance of using a Structured Causality Assessment for cases of herb or dietary supplement-induced liver injury”
9:15 - 9:45
Rick Kingston, SafetyCall International, “Adverse event reports and the cost of regulatory transparency”
9:45 - 10:15
Break

SESSION 5a (concurrent): “Prospects for Naturally Derived Cannabinoids as FDA Regulated Therapeutics” - OCC Auditorium

Moderator and Session Chair: Larry A Walker, University of Mississippi
10:15 - 10:45
Oliver Kayser, Technical University Dortmund, “Molecular insights into the biosynthesis of cannabinoids
11:15 - 11:45
Jerzy Szaflarski, UAB Epilepsy Center, “Cannabinoids for the treatment of epilepsy

SESSION 5b (concurrent): “Analytical Methods and Reference Materials for Botanical Dietary Supplements” - OCC Magnolia Room

Moderator and Session Chair: Stephan A Wise, ODS and NIH, and Catherine A. Rimmer, National Institute of Standards and Technology
10:15 - 10:30
Adam Kuszak, ODS and NIH “The NIH Office of Dietary Supplements Analytical Methods and Reference Materials Program”
10:30 - 11:00
Paula Brown, BC Institute of Technology, “Characterizing and Establishing Authenticity of Botanical Products”
11:00 - 11:30
James Harnly, US Department of Agriculture, “Authentication of botanical supplements based on correlation with raw ingredients”
11:30 - 12:00
Darryl Sullivan, Covance Laboratories, “Critical Needs and Use of Reference Materials for Dietary Supplements”
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch - OCC Cedar Room Dining Hall

SESSION 5b Continued: “Analytical Methods and Reference Materials for Botanical Dietary Supplements” - OCC Magnolia Room

1:00 - 1:30
Catherine Rimmer, National Institute of Standards and Technology, “Reference Materials for Dietary Supplements”
1:30 - 2:00
Holly Johnson, Alkemist Labs, “Challenges in Testing Dietary Supplements”
2:00 - 2:30
Uma Sreenivasan, Cerilliant Corporation, “Accuracy of Reference Materials for Dietary Supplements”
2:30 - 3:00
Break

SESSION 5b Continued: Analytical Methods and Reference Materials for Botanical Dietary Supplements” - OCC Magnolia Room

3:00 - 3:30
Nandakumara Sarma, United States Pharmacopeia, “Pesticide residues in botanicals: What are the rational limits?”
3:30 - 4:00
Gary Jackoway, MIDI, Inc. “Authentication of Botanicals by Automated Analysis and Chemometrics”
4:00 - 4:30
Eike Reich, CAMAG Laboratory, “How can HPTLC help the Botanical Industry to improve quality of botanical products in a pragmatic way?”
4:30 - 5:00
Trish Flaster, Botanical Liaisons, LLC, “Supply chain management making sure you have the your eye on the ingredients”

SESSION 6a: “Safety Assessment Of Botanicals: Herb-Drug Interactions” - OCC Auditorium

Moderator and Session Chair: Bill Gurley, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
1:00 - 1:30
Shabana Khan, University of Mississippi, "Herb-Drug Interaction: A safety concern for herbal products"
1:30 - 2:00
Cynthia Rider, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, “Science to Inform Safety Assessment: Botanical Dietary Supplement Research at the National Toxicology Program”
2:00 - 2:30
Amy Roe, The Procter & Gamble Company, “In Vitro Evaluation Of Hepatotoxicity Potential And Intracellular Accumulation Of Schisandra Spp. Constituents In Human Sandwich-Cultured Hepatocytes”
2:30 - 3:00
Break

SESSION 6b: “Natural Products and Cosmetics” - OCC Auditorium

Moderator and Session Chair: Stefan Gafner, ABC
3:00 - 3:30
Cindy K. Angerhofer, Aveda, “Anatomy of Botanical Cosmetic Products”
3:30 - 4:00
Namrita Lall, University of Pretoria, “The commercialization of Academic knowledge; applied research on South African medicinal plants”
4:00 - 4:30
Cristina Avonto, University of Mississippi, “Can we apply in chemico methods to skin sensitization risk assessment of botanicals? A case study of tea tree oil.”
5:30 - 8pm: Poster Session (OCC Oak)
Chairs: Steven Dentali & Amar Chittiboyina

 

7 - 8pm: Dinner (OCC Cedar Room Dining Hall)