Past Conferences

Below you will find agendas, abstract booklets and downloadable presentations from previous years' conferences, where available.


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18th ICSB - April 9th - 12th 2018

  • Agenda (includes speaker bios and abstracts, click to download)
  • Poster Abstracts (click to download)
  • Daily agenda with downloadable presentations
    Session 4: "Clinical Toxicology Investigations Impacting Supplement Safety Surveillance" - OCC AuditoriumModerator and Session Chair: Larry Walker, Director Emeritus, NCNPR, University of Mississippi
    8:15-8:45  
    Victor Navarro, Professor of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College "Dietary Supplement Related Liver Injury"
    8:45-9:15  
    Rick Kingston, President, SafteyCall "Poison control incident data; dietary supplement AERs and safety signals"
    9:15-9:45  
    Patricia Deuster, Professor & Director, Consortium for Health and Military Performance "Efforts in DoD to Promote Safe Dietary Supplements"
    9:45 - 10:15 | Break

    Session 5a: "Prospects for Naturally Derived Cannabinoids as FDA Regulated Therapeutics" - OCC AuditoriumModerator and Session Chair: Mahmoud ElSohly, Research Professor, University of Mississippi
    10:15-10:45  
    Ethan Russo, Director of Research and Development, International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute "History of Cannabis as Medicine: Correlations to Modern Research"
    10:45-11:15  
    Eric Marsh, Doctor, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia "Clinical and Preclinical Data for Cannabidiol in Epilepsy: Real Signal through the Noise"
    11:15-11:45  
    Larry Walker, Director Emeritus, University of Mississippi "States' initiatives on Cannabis-derived products in the treatment of resistant childhood epilepsy: challenges and updates"

    Session 5b: "Critical Uses of Reference Materials in Natural Products Science" - OCC MagnoliaModerators and Session Chairs: Joseph Betz, National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements (NIH ODS) & Catherine Rimmer, Chemical Sciences Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
    10:15-10:35  
    Adam Kuszak, Health Policy Analyst, Office of Dietary Supplements/National Institutes of Health "The NIH ODS Analytical Methods and Reference Materials Program: recent activities and the road ahead"
    10:35-10:55  
    Paula Brown, Director of Applied Research, Natural Health & Food Products, British Columbia Institute of Tech "The critical role of reference materials in metabolomic approaches to natural products research"
    10:55-11:15  
    11:15-11:35  
    Rahul Pawar, Research Chemist, Office of Regulatory Science/DBC/BMB FDA/Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition "Sensitive and Rapid Quantitation of Three Ginkgolic Acids in Dietary Supplements of Ginkgo"
    11:35-11:55  
    Catherine Rimmer, Research Chemist, National Institute of Standards and Technology "ODS/NIST certified reference materials and Quality Assurance Programs for the botanical and natural products communities"
    12:00 - 1:00 | Lunch
    Session 5b (continued): "Critical Uses of Reference Materials in Natural Products Science" - OCC Magnolia
    1:00-1:20  
    Holly Johnson, Chief Science Officer, American Herbal Products Association AHPA "Reference Materials in Botanical Authentication"
    1:20-1:40  
    Uma Sreenivasan, Head of Reference Materials R&D, Cerillant Millipore Sigma "Reference materials, primary standards, and compendial standards: when and how each are used in quality control and basic research"
    1:40-2:00  
    Cynthia Rider, Toxicologist, National Toxicology Program/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences "Reference materials as research reagents for 'biologic similarity' studies"
    2:00-2:20  
    2:30 - 3:00 | Break (30min)

    Session 6: "Big Data For Botanicals – Outlook And Recommendations" - OCC AuditoriumModerator and Session Chair: Amy Roe, Product Safety & Regulatory Affairs, The Procter & Gamble Company
    1:00-1:30  
    Tim Baker, Research Fellow, The Procter & Gamble Company "Analytical Characterization Platform for Chemical Constituents in Botanicals"
    1:30-2:00  
    Donna McMillan, Research Fellow, Central Product Safety, The Procter & Gamble Company "Large scale botanical and phytochemical data to assist in rapid analysis for safety assessment"
    2:00-2:30  
    Suramya Waidyanatha, Discipline leader for chemistry, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Health "Naturally Complex: The National Toxicology Program Strategy for Phytochemical Characterization of Botanical Dietary Supplements for Use in Safety Assessment"
    2:30 - 3:00 | Break (30min)

    Session 7a: "Natural Products and Cosmetics" - OCC Auditorium Moderator and Session Chair: Shabana Khan, Principal Research Scientist, University of Mississippi
    3:00-3:30  
    Stanislav Vukmanovic, General Health Scientist, DHHS/FDA/CFSAN/OFVM/CFSAN/OCAC/COS "Hapten-Independent Mechanisms of Skin Sensitation"
    3:30-4:00  
    Linda Loretz, Director, Safety and Regulatory Toxicology, Personal Care Product Council "A Decision Tree Approach to Assess the Safety of Botanicals in Cosmetics"
    4:00- 4:30  
    4:30-5:00  
    Baatile Komane-Mofokeng, Graduate Student, Tshwane University of Technology "Cosmetic applications of African seed oils: Clinical observations"

    Session 7b: "Quality Assessment of Traditional Chinese Medicine" - OCC MagnoliaModerator and Session Chair: Jimmy Yuk, Senior Business Development Manager, Waters Corporation
    3:00-3:25  
    Jinghui Wang, Chief Pharmacist, Beijing Institute of Drug Control "Fingerprint Study in TCM Quality Control on scientific and regulatory basis"
    3:25-3:50  
    Binbin Song, Technology Consultant, Chinese Pharmacopoeia "Build up effective quality control of herbal medicine through improving Fingerprint similarity evaluation system - Fingerprint similarity evaluation system development and design for improvement"
    3:50-4:15  
    Jinle Cheng, Chinese Pharmacist Director & Doctoral Supervisor, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine "Development and quality control of Ultrafine Granular Power of TCM"
    4:15-4:40  
    Zhong-Zhi Qian, Professor, Chinese Pharmacopoeia "TCM Volume of Chinese Pharmacopoeia 2020 Edition"
    4:40-5:05  
    Jimmy Yuk, Senior Business Development Manager, Waters Corporation "Direct Visualization Of Botanicals Using Mass Spectrometry For Discovery And Quality Control"

    Poster Session- OCC Oak
    5:30-8:00  
    Session Chair: Amar Chittiboyina, University of MississippiA special session featuring poster presentations and a reception.

    Poster Session

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2016 ICSB Cover Image

16th Annual International Conference on the Science of Botanicals (ICSB) & 5th Interim American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP)
April 11th - 14th, 2016