IPS to conduct world conference on pharmacology of natural medicine at NIN Hyderabad from Dec 5 to 7

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Indian Pharmacological Society (IPS) is conducting the 5th International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (IUPHAR) World Conference on the Pharmacology of Natural Medicine (5WCP-NM-2019) at the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Hyderabad from 5 to 7, December 2019

The theme of conference is “Natural Products for Healthy Ageing: from Molecular Targets to Therapy”.

IUPHAR is a member of the International Science Council (previously ICSU), and is a voluntary independent non-profit professional association representing the interests of over 37,000 pharmacologists and about 50 national associations world-wide. The Indian Pharmacological Society is also a member of International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (IUPHAR) and has completed 50 years of successful professional existence.

The conference aims to provide a platform to share experiences and prepare a strategic approach in harmonizing the guidelines for natural product research through a series of plenaries, group discussions & presentations on various subjects.

It will deliberate on wide ranging subjects like health effects of natural products on brain and immuno-pharmacology, health effects of natural products on cardiometabolic diseases and physical performance, metabolomics and analysis of natural products and traditional medicines, natural products and the gut microbiome biosynthesis versus chemical synthesis of natural products pharmacokinetics of natural products and traditional medicines, traditional medicines and validations, novel sources of marine products.

IUPHAR’s mission is to improve health through pharmacology education and research. IUPHAR communicates effectively using its websites http://www.iuphar.org and http://www.guidetopharmacology.org.

In the recent past, IUPHAR Natural Products (NP) has committed itself to develop evidence based medicine framework for advancing natural products drug development through promotion of international academic exchange and cooperation.

For centuries, India is known for traditional systems of medicine and today the country is being one of the major exporters of natural products in the world. India is also known for biodiversity and untapped flora and fauna.

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