Medicina Popolare del Vulture now available for purchase!

Good news! Following many requests, Medicina Popolare del Vulture: Traditional Medicine of the Vulture-Alto Bradano area, Southern Italy (self-published, 2009) is now available for purchase via Blurb’s print-on-demand service. As this is a self-published book, the print on demand service can be a bit pricey – but it is the…

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Dr. Quave to Speak on CAM panel at TEDMEDLive on 11/22

Panel Discussion: Eastern and Western Medicine Interest in the role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Use in the U.S. has grown rapidly in recent years. CAM is often used in conjunction with biomedicine, and encompasses a spectrum of therapies, including: meditation, herbal medicine, religiosity, and integrative pain management. In…

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8/17: Quave to speak at Georgia Herbalists Guild

Topic: Medical ethnobotany and the discovery of new drugs for antibiotic resistant infections Dr. Quave will tell the story of how her research group has discovered new leads for antibiotic adjuvants, from field research documenting the traditional use of these plants in topical therapeutics for skin infections, to the laboratory…

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Public lecture this Friday (2/21) in Boca Raton, FL!

I’ll be giving a public lecture on medicinal plants and the search for new antibiotics this Friday (2/21) at Florida Atlantic University! This lecture is free and open to the public as part of the Frontiers in Science Public Lecture series. My talk will feature descriptions of the exciting work…

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Quave to present invited lecture at TCAM conference in Abu Dhabi

Dr. Quave will be attending an international conference on “Traditional Complementary and Alternative Medicine (TCAM)” in Abu Dhabi, UAE on December 10th, 2013. The conference, which is hosted by the Zayed Complex for Herbal Research and Traditional Medicine, has a theme of “Sustainable TCAM Development Strategies for the 21st Century”.…

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Quave to give invited lecture at Cornell University in 2014

Dr. Quave will present a lecture entitled “Medicines from Nature: An ethnobotanical approach to anti-infective drug discovery” for the Cornell University Department of Plant Biology seminar series on March 7th, 2014. She will also be presenting a guest lecture in Dr. Eloy Rodriguez’s “Medical Ethnobotany of New World Cultures” course.…

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New publication on food and health strategies used by Atlanta immigrant communities

A new research article entitled “A comparison of traditional food and health strategies among Taiwanese and Chinese immigrants in Atlanta, Georgia, USA” was recently published in the Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine. Follow this link to access the article for free.

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Quave to meet with Abu Dhabi Health Authority

June 17-21, 2013. Dr. Quave will meet with officials in the Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) Health Authority at the Zayed Complex for Herbal Research and Traditional Medicine. Established in 1996, the ZCHRTM “is unique in the sense that under one roof it has interdisciplinary research approach and interfacing traditional…

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