Invited Speakers

Prof.Dr. Abdel Omri / Director of Drug and Vaccine Delivery Systems Facility, Laurentian University, Canada. (Honorary gust)
"Antimicrobial activity of Ginseng ".
Prof.Dr.Alain Meybeck / AM Phyto-Conseil, France.
" Natural Products in Cosmetology "
Prof .Dr. Alain Touwaide / Scientific Director of the Institute for the Preservation of Medical Traditions, Washington, DC, USA.
"The Historical Arabic Achievement : From Inherited Knowledge to New Developments ".
Prof.Dr. Anna K. Jager/ Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
" Herbal products for management of type-2 diabetes "
Prof.Dr. Alvaro Viljoen / Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences , Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
Prof.Dr. Cristina Pereira Wilson / School of Sciences, Department of Biology , University of Minho , Portugal
"Traditional and modern herbal medicinal products in treatment of cancer"
Prof.Dr. Fatma Afifi /Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Jordan,Jordan.
"Traditional Arabic Herbal Medicine in the 21st century: Importance in the treatment of chronic diseases"
Prof. Dr. Dirk Selmar/ Institute of Plant Biology, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany.
" Horizontal Transfer of Natural Products: An important source of contaminations of plant phytopharmaceuticals and plant derived commodities"
Prof.Dr.Geoffrey A. Cordell/Ph.D. Professor Emeritus, University Illinois, Adjunct Professor, Univ. Florida, and President, Natural Products Inc.,USA.
"Ecopharmacognosy and the Globalization of Traditional Medicines"
Guillemin G.J. /MND and Neurodegenerative diseases Research Centre, Macquarie University, Australia
"Natural molecules,tryptophan metabolismand their applications in Neuroprotection for brain diseases"
Prof.Dr. Ian Cock / Biomolecular and Physical Sciences, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, Australia
"Selection of Australian plants for medicinal testing: Case studies using different approaches"
Prof.Dr. Jacobus Nicolaas Eloff, University Pretoria
A comparison of products with a commercial potential in enhancing animal production based on ethno- veterinary information and random selection of plants.
Prof.Dr. Mohammed Hmamouchi/ Arab Federation Aromatic and Medicinal Plants, Morocco.
Arab-European intercultural ethnopharmacology
Prof.Dr.Muriel Cuendet / Faculty of Science, University of Geneva , Switzerland
"HDAC inhibitors from nature for cancer chemoprevention"
Prof. Dr. Pulok K. Mukherjee /School of Natural Product Studies, Jadavpur University, India
Prof.Dr. Rudolf Bauer / Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Graz, Austria.
Arab-European intercultural ethnopharmacology
Prof.Dr.Taha M. Rababah/ Faculty of Agriculture, Just, Jordan
" Total Phenolics and Antioxidant Activities of Fenugreek, Green Tea, Black Tea, Grape Seed, Ginger, Rosemary, Gotu Kola, and Ginkgo Extracts, Vitamin E and TBHQ "
Dr.Caroline Weckerle/Institute of Systematic Botany, University of Zurich, Switzerland
"Interrelations of plants and people: the influences of environment and culture on plant use"
M a t t h i a s L o r e n z / Phyto Consult, Medicinal & Aromatic Plants,International Projects,GACP Trainings & Audits,Germany.
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Prof.Dr.Thomas Efferth / Dep. of Pharmaceutical Biology, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany
"Molecular mechanisms of medicinal plants from North Africa and Near East".
Prof. Vincenzo De Feo/ Professor of Medical Botany, University of Salerno, Italy.
"Ethnobotanical approach to drug discovery: strengths and limitations".