Medicinal Plant Monograph Student Project Updated

The Medicinal Plant Monograph E-Book and video presentations have been updated with 18 new contributions from students enrolled in Dr. Quave’s Botanical Medicine and Health course at Emory University. Click on the links to learn more about some important medicinal plants. Each monograph provides a thorough review of the scientific…

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New Article out on Bioprospecting and Ethics

A new review paper by Drs. Rose, Quave and Islam is out in the journal Ethnobiology and Conservation. The article, entitled “The Four-Sided Triangle of Ethics in Bioprospecting: Pharmaceutical Business, International Politics, Socio-Environmental Responsibility and the Importance of Local Stakeholders” addresses key issues in the bioprospecting process.The full article is…

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New Review Paper on Medical Ethnobotany in Europe published

July 31st, 2012. A new review paper by Dr. Cassandra Quave, Dr. Manuel Pardo de Santayana, and Dr. Andrea Pieroni was published today in Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. The paper, entitled “Medical Ethnobotany in Europe: From Field Ethnography to a More Culturally Sensitive Evidence-Based CAM?”, can be accessed…

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PhytoTEK awarded Georgia Research Alliance Venture Lab grant

July 20th, 2012. PhytoTEK LLC, the start-up biotech company co-founded by Dr. Cassandra Quave and Mr. Sahil Patel, was awarded a Georgia Research Alliance (GRA) Venture Lab Phase IA award in the amount of $25,000 for the proposal “Anti-infectives for Companion Animals”. The aims of this project are to pursue…

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Dr. Quave joins the Editorial Board of ECAM

Dr. Quave joined the Editorial Board of Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. The most recent impact factor for the journal is 4.774 according to 2011 Journal Citation Reports released by Thomson Reuters (ISI) in 2012. Visit the journal website to learn more about the journal and view their open-access…

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