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Milk Thistle
PHYTOCHEMICAL, PHARMACOLOGICAL AND CLINICAL EVIDENCE  

Scientific eSymposium

Online | November 18th 2021, 09:00 – 16:15 h

organized by
Herbal Medicinal Products Platform Austria (HMPPA)
Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA)

 

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Scientific Committee

Hermann Stuppner, President HMPPA
Brigitte Kopp, Vice-President, HMPPA
Chlodwig Franz, Vice-President, HMPPA
Rudolf Bauer, Vice-President, HMPPA
Judith Rollinger, President GA

Organizing Committee

Hermann Stuppner, President HMPPA
Brigitte Kopp, Vice-President, HMPPA
Chlodwig Franz, Vice-President, HMPPA
Rudolf Bauer, Vice-President, HMPPA
Elisabeth Gstrein, HMPPA

INVITATION

On behalf of the Herbal Medicinal Products Platform Austria (HMPPA) and the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA), the Organizing and Scientific Committees are pleased announce ant to invite you to join the scientific eSymposium „MILK THISTLE – PHYTOCHEMICAL,  PHARMACOLOGICAL AND CLINICAL EVIDENCE“ and register for FREE! This event will be held virtually.
The eSymposium will provide new insights and most recent research data on Silybum marianum and its medicinal uses for human health.

INVITED SPEAKERS Speakers listed in alphabetical order.

Ass. Prof. John CLARKE | Washington State University, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Spokane, USA
Milk thistle – drug pharmacokinetic interactions in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Peter FERENCI | Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Silymarin for treatment of liver diseases 

Dr. Solveigh KOEBERLE  | University of Innsbruck, Institute of Pharmacy/Pharmacognosy, Innsbruck, Austria
Structural requirements of silibinin from Silybum marianum that favourably shift fatty acids from triglycerides towards phospholipids in liver

Prof. Dr. Vladimir KREN, FRSC | Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Microbiology, Prague, Czech Republic
Molecular effects of silymarin flavonolignans: Chirality matter

DI Rudolf MARCHART | Waldland International GmbH, Friedersbach, Austria
Milk thistle – cultivation, breeding and primary processing in Austria

Prof. Javier MENDENDEZ, PhD | Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO)-Girona, Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBGI) Girona (Catalonia), Spain
Silibinin against lung cancer and COVID-19: A molecular journey from the laboratory to the clinic  

Prof. Nicholas OBERLIES, PhD |The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, USA
The chemistry of Milk thistle: Generationg materials for Pharmacological studies

Dr. Eva-Maria PFERSCHY-WENZIG | University of Graz, Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Graz, Austria
Interaction of milk thistle flavonolignans with human fecal microbiota

Valeria ROMANUCCI, PhD | University of Naples Federico II, Dept. Chemical Sciences, Naples, Italy
Silibinin stereochemistry: Why it matters in neurodegenerative diseases

Prof. Assoc. Doriana TEDESCO, PhD | University of Milan, Dept. of Environmental Science and Policy, Milano, Italy
State-of-the-Art on the use of Silybum marianum to improve animal health and welfare

REGISTRATION

Registration for this virtual eSymposium is free and open to all interested attendees.
Please note: The link to enter the online room will be sent a few days before the eSymposium to your email address which you have provided during registration.
We look forward to seeing you at the sessions.

LANGUAGE

All presentations will be held in English.

SPONSORS

The members of the Organizing Committee gratefully acknowledge the support of this scientific eSymposium by the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA) as well as WALDLAND and Mylan Österreich GmbH (A Viatris Company).  

ORGANIZATION AND CONTACT

This scientific symposium is organized by the Herbal Medicinal Products Platform Austria (HMPPA) in collaboration with the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA).

If you have any queries regarding the symposium please contact office@hmppa.at

HMPPA: https://www.hmppa.at/

GA: https://www.ga-online.org/