17th Annual Oxford International Conference on the Science of Botanicals
 • April 3rd - 6th, 2017
 • Oxford, Mississippi
Day 1 (Monday, April 12th, 2010) Open on site registration – Oxford Conference Center (OCC) Lobby
Symposium on Indian Ayurvedic Systems of Medicine
8:30 - 9:30 Welcome and Opening Remarks

Ikhlas Khan, Ph.D., Director CRISM
Larry Walker, Ph.D., Co-Director, CRISM
Greet Provoost, Director, Office of International Programs
                                         The University of Mississippi.
Inauguration: Shri Sanjiv Arora, Honroable Consul General, Houston, Texas
Keynote Speaker: Ram Vishwakarma, Ph.D., Director, IIIM, Jammu.
                             Natural Products Driven Drug Discovery at the
                              Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (IIIM).

Presentation Session:
Session Chair:
Jeanne I. Rader, Ph.D., CFSAN/FDA.
• 9:30 - 10:00 S. K. Sharma, Ph.D., Adviser (Ayurveda) Department of
                     AYUSH.
                     Indian Scenario of Drug Control and Standardization
                     of Ayurveda, Unani & Siddha Drugs
, (2nd file)
•10:00 - 10:30 Meenakshi Negi, Smt., Director, AYUSH.
                       New Initiatives of AYUSH Department.
• 11:00 - 11:30 Bhaswati Bhattacharya, MD, Director,
                       The Dinacharya Institute. Implementing the Global
                      Propagation of Authentic Ayurveda.

• 11:30 - 12:00 Ranjit Puranik, Chief Executive Officer, Shree
                       Dhootapapaeshwar Limited.
                       Indian Regulatory Update.

• 1:00 - 1:30 P. Ram Manohar, Ph.D., Dir. of Research, AVTAR,
                    Coimbatore.
                    Diversity in the use of Botanicals in Clinical
                    Practice of Ayurveda: Research Perspectives.

• 1:30 - 2:00 Ramkumar Kutty, Ph.D., Managing Trustee Punarnava
                 Ayurveda Trust, Coimbatore. Optimal Healing Environments
                 - A Meeting Point for Ayurveda and Western Science.

• 2:00 - 2:30 Rama Jayasundar, Ph.D., Department of NMR, All India
                    Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi.
                    Quantum Logic in Ayurveda.
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Day 2 (Tuesday, April 13th, 2010)
Session 1 - Plenary Session: OCC Auditorium
Session Chair: Larry A. Walker, Ph.D., NCNPR, The University of Mississippi.
Ikhlas Khan, Ph.D., Director, UM FDA Center of Excellence.
Matthias Hamburger, Ph.D., University of Basel, Switzerland. GA
                                              Representative.
John Cardellina II, Ph.D., Reeves Group, ASP Representative
• De-An Guo, Ph.D., SIMM/CAS. Sino-US TCM Representative.
• 9:30 - 10:00 (S-1) Robin Marles, Ph.D., Director, Health Canada.
                     Adventures in Regulation: seeking to define efficacy for
                     Natural Health Products in Canada.

•10:00 - 10:30 (S-2) Jack Killen, MD, Deputy Director,(NCCAM/NIH)
                     Current and Future Directions in CAM Research at
                     NCCAM/NIH.

• 11:00 - 11:30 (S-5) Jeffery White, Ph.D., Director, (OCCAM/NIH).
                      Botanicals Research and Cancer: What is needed for
                      high-impact US clinical trials?

• 11:30 - 12:00 (S-3)Rainer Bussmann, Ph.D., Director, William L.
                       Brown Center, Missouri Botanical Garden.
                       William L. Brown Center’s global discovery program:
                       Markets, Healers, Vendors, Collectors and Modern
                       Applications. Medicinal Plant use in Northern Peru.
Day 2 (Tuesday, April 13th, 2010)
Concurrent Session 2a: Pharmacology, OCC Conference Room
Session Chair: Joseph M. Betz, Ph.D., Office of Dietary Supplements/NIH.
• 1:00 - 1:30 (S-6) Yung-Chi "Tommy" Cheng, Ph.D.,
                   Yale University, School of Medicine. - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
                   Exploration of PHY906, a TCM formula as adjuvant
                   therapy for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.

• 1:30 - 2:00 (S-33) Wan-Sheng Chen, Ph.D., Second Military
                   University, Shanghai, P. R. China. - Contact
                   Inhibitory effect of Chinese Patent Medicines and natural
                    pure compounds on the catalytic activities of drug
                   metabolism enzymes.

• 2:00 - 2:30 (S-8) Bill Gurley, Ph.D., University of Arkansas for
                     Medical Sciences
                      Dosage Form Performance: An Overlooked Determinant
                      of Phytochemical Efficacy and Safety.
3:00 - 3:30 (S-11) Swarna Kaluthotage, Ph.D., Bandaranaike
                    Memorial Ayurvedic Research Institute, Sri Lanka.
                    Clinical Evaluation of the Efficacy of Plant Based
                     Product on Coronary Atherosclerosis..
3:30 - 4:00 (S-10) Veronika Butterweck, Ph.D., College of
                    Pharmacy, University of Florida. - Contact
                    Microarray analysis as a tool to elucidate the mechanism
                     of action of St. John’s wort.

4:00 - 4:30 (S-18) Amarasinghe A.P.G, Ph.D., Inst. of Indigenous
                    Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
                    A Study of Total Viable Count of Microorganisms and
                    Specific Microorganisms in Selected Ayurvedic Compound
                    Botanical Formulations.
Day 2 (Tuesday, April 13th, 2010)
Session 2b: Quality Assessment, OCC Magnolia room
Session Chair: N. Brown, M.Sc., MCIC, Integrative Bioscience Research Cluster,
                       British Columbia Institute of Technology
• 1:00 - 1:30 (S-12) James Harnly, Ph.D., Agricultural Research
                   Service, USDA. - Contact
                   Spectral Fingerprinting for Determination of Panax
                   Species, Growing Site, and Treatment.

• 1:30 - 2:00 (S-13) Kimberly L. Colson, Ph.D., Bruker BioSpin.
                   NMR Based Screening Tool for Quality Control of
                   Botanical Dietary Supplements.

• 2:00 - 2:30 (S-14) A.B. Rema Shree, Ph.D., Center for Medicinal
                     Plants Research (CMPR), Kerala, India.
                     Marker Based Detection of Identity and Authenticity of
                     Raw Herbal Drugs and Finished Ayurvedic Products
                     for Quality Control and Standardization.
3:00 - 3:30 (S-17) Ji-kai Liu, Ph.D., State Key Laboratory of
                    Phytochemistry and Plant Resources in West China,
                     Kunming Chinese Academy of sciences, China.
                    Bioactive Secondary Metabolites from Higher Fungi
                    in China.
3:30 - 4:00 Bai Ping Ma, Ph.D., Beijing Institute of Radiation
                     Medicine, Beijing, P.R. China. - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
                    Active Steroidal Saponins from Chinese Herbs.
4:00 - 4:30 (S-47) Maged Sharaf, Ph.D., United States Pharmacopeia.
                    USP's International Collaborations, Efforts Toward
                    Botanical Monographs Harmonization.
Day 3 (Wednesday, April 14th, 2009)
Session 4: Regulatory Aspects, OCC Auditorium
Session Chair: Elizabeth M. Calvey, Ph.D. CFSAN/FDA.
• 8:30 - 9:00 (S-19) Jennifer Burnett,
                     Therapeutic Goods Administration, Australia.
                     The Australian Regulation of Herbal Medicines:
                     Challenges and Opportunities.
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• 9:00 - 9:30 (S-20) Fu-cheng Zhou, Ph.D.,
                     Chinese Pharmacopoeia Commission.
                     Introduction and development of TCM Volume of
                     Chinese Pharmacopeia 2010 edition.

• 9:30 - 10:00 (S-41) Giovanni Appendino, Ph.D., Indena, Italy.
                      Omne ignotum pro magnifico: Getting Bilberry out
                      of the Adulteration Swamp.
Day 3 (Wednesday, April 14th, 2009)
Concurrent Session 5a: Regulatory Aspects, OCC Auditorium
Session Chair: Ikhlas Khan, Ph.D., NCNPR, The University of Mississippi.
• 10:30 - 11:00 (S-23) Daryl Roberts, California District Attorney.
                       Prosecuting Dietary Supplement Fraud.
• 11:00 - 11:30 (S-24) Karen Jagielski, Bureau of Consumer
                       Protection, FTC.
                       Regulations Governing the Advertising of
                       Dietary Supplements.

• 11:30 - 12:00 (S-22) Dan Levy, Ph.D., CFSAN/FDA
                       Recent experience with botanical ingredients submitted
                       compounds on the catalytic activities of drug
                       metabolism enzymes.

• 1:00 - 1:30 (S-25) Rui Chao Lin, Ph.D., SFDA, P. R. China.
                       Quality Control of Traditional Chinese Medicine
                       and Functional Foods.
- Contact
1:30 - 2:00 (S-26) Daniel Eichner, United States Anti-Doping
                       Agency.
                       Supplement Safety Now (SSN), a Public Protection
                       Initiative.

• 2:00 - 2:30 (S-21) Joao Ernesto de Carvalho, Ph.D., University of
                       Campinas, Brazil.Campinas, Brazil.
                       Regulatory Aspects of Phytomedicines and
                      Functional Foods in Brazil.

• 2:30 - 3:00 (S-27) Thomas Brendler, Ph.D., Plantaphile, Berlin,
                       Germany.
                       Traditional Herbal Medicines - A Simplified Way of
                       Registering Herbal Medicines in the European Union?
                       A Review
Day 3 (Wednesday, April 14th, 2009)
Concurrent Session 5b: Pharmacognosy, OCC Magnolia room
Session Chair: K. Husnu Can Baser, Ph.D., Department of Pharmacognosy,
                       Anadolu University, Turkey.
• 10:30 - 11:00 (S-29) David Craik, Ph.D.,
                       University of Queensland, Australia
                       Naturally occurring cyclic proteins: discovery
                       and therapeutic applications.

• 11:00 - 11:30 James S. Miller, Ph.D., The New York Botanical
                       Garden.
                       The Utility of DNA Barcoding for Identification
                       of Ingredients in Botanical Dietary Supplements.

• 11:30 - 12:00 (S-35) Weidong Zhang, Ph.D., Second Military
                       University, Shanghai, P. R. China. - Contact
                       Learning from History to Develop
                       Traditional Chinese Medicine.

• 1:00 - 1:30 (P-118) Kahawevidanalage Sudeepa Samanmalee
                       Sugathadasa,
Bandaranaike Memorial Ayurvedic
                       Research Institute, Nawinna, Maharagama, Sri Lanka.
                       Effect of Fertilizer Application and Irrigation on
                       Agronomic Characters of Andrographis paniculata
                       (Burm. f.) Wall. ex Nees var. paniculata.

1:30 - 2:00 (S-31) Ren-Xiang Tan, Ph.D., Nanjing University,
                       P.R. China. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
                       Polyphenols from Hopea species (Dipterocarpaceae).
• 2:00 - 2:30 (P-4) Natascha Techen, Ph.D., NCNPR,
                       The University of Mississippi.
                       Quality and Quantity of DNA from Fresh and Long
                      Term Stored Samples.
Day 4 (Thursday, April 15th, 2010)
Session 6: Global Perspectives, OCC Auditorium
Session Chair:James McChesney, Ph.D. Ironstone Separations, Inc, Etta, Mississippi.
• 8:30 - 9:00 (S-36) Izzy Kanfer, Ph.D., Rhodes University,
                    South Africa.
                    Medicinal Plants of South Africa: Phytochemistry,
                    Medicinal Claims & Commercial Exploitation

• 9:00 - 9:30 (S-38) Jinwoong Kim, Ph.D., Seoul National University,
                    Seoul National University, South Korea. - Contact
                     Systematic Investigation of Korean Herb Drugs
                     for Standardization.

• 9:30 - 10:00 (S-39) Matthias Hamburger, Ph.D.,
                      University of Basel, Switzerland. - Contact
                       Chemical and Pharmacological Characterization of
                      Herbal Extracts by Profiling Approaches.

• 10:30 - 11:00 (S-44) Douglas ‘Duffy’ MacKay, ND, Council for
                       Responsible Nutrition. - Contact
                       Botanical Products: An Integrative Physician’s
                      Perspective.

• 11:00 - 11:30 (S-45) Bo-yang Yu, Ph.D., China Pharmaceutical
                      University, Nanjing, P. R. China.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
                      The Spectrum-Activity Integrated Fingerprint, an
                      Effective Method for the Quality Evaluation of
                      Herbal Medicines.

• 11:30 - 12:00 (S-46) Shen Ji, Ph.D., Shanghai Institute for Food
                      and Drug Control, P. R. China. - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
                      Chemical and Pharmacological Characterization
                      of Herbal Extracts by Profiling Approaches.
Day 4 (Thursday, April 15th, 2010)
Session 7: Global Perspectives, OCC Auditorium
Session Chair: De-an Guo, Ph.D., Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica/Chinese
                       Academy of Sciences, P. R. China.
• 1:00 - 1:30 (S-40) Shi-shan Yu,Chinese Academy of
                   Medical Sciences, P. R. China. - Contact
                  Study on Bioactive Compounds from Toxic Plants
                 in China.

• 1:30 - 2:00 (S-42) R. A. Jayasinghe,, Ph.D., IIM,
                   University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
                   Plant based research and related legal framework
                   in Sri Lanka.

• 2:00 - 2:30 (S-43) Ling-yi Kong,, Ph.D., China Pharmaceutical
                    University, P. R. China - Contact
                     Chemical Constituents Study on Three Species
                     of Medicinal Plants.

3:00 - 3:30 De-an Guo, Ph.D., Shanghai Institute of Materia
                    Academy of Sciences, P. R. China.
                    Modernization of Traditional Chinese Medicine:
                    Challenges and Opportunities