Barks, Berries & Bitter Pills 2021

Event Details

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9.30 am – Registration

10.00 am – Welcome (Dr Briony Hudson) and Introduction (Dr Will Parker)

10.30 am Speaker – Prof Mark Nesbitt – Kew’s role in the discovery of plant-based medicines (including quinine)

11.15 am break

11.30 am Speaker – Dr Noel Snell – Plant-based treatments in Respiratory Medicine

12.15 am Speaker – Jemma Houghton – The role of plant-based medicine in 20th century orthodox pharmacy

1 pm Lunch + poster viewing

1.45 pm – FoA material viewing/tours (3 groups rotating)

2.45 pm Speaker – Prof Michael Heinrich – Quality, safety and evidence of herbal medicines from an ethnopharmacological perspective

3.30 pm Break

3.45 pm Speaker – Kim Walker – History of quinine and practical demonstration of its preparation

4.30 pm Discussion and Close

5 pm Botanical Drinks