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Pharmacognosy is the study of medicines or crude drugs produced from natural sources such as plants, microbes, and animals. It includes analysis of their biological, chemical, biochemical, and physical properties.
UI receives three grants to hasten discovery of new TB therapeutics

UI receives three grants to hasten discovery of new TB therapeutics

NCNPR and Cancer Institute in Jackson partner for anti-cancer drug research

NCNPR and Cancer Institute in Jackson partner for anti-cancer drug research

Anti-cancer drug discovery partnership formed between UMMC Cancer Institute and Natural Products Center

Anti-cancer drug discovery partnership formed between UMMC Cancer Institute and Natural Products Center

Anti-inflammatory drug celecoxib reacts with protein and induces liver cancer cells to commit suicide

Anti-inflammatory drug celecoxib reacts with protein and induces liver cancer cells to commit suicide

OSU biophysicist leverages computer cluster to develop drug to block small protein molecule IL-6

OSU biophysicist leverages computer cluster to develop drug to block small protein molecule IL-6

Ohio State biophysicist disrupts cellular messages through fragment-based drug design

Ohio State biophysicist disrupts cellular messages through fragment-based drug design

Molecular pharmacologist receives AACR Award for cancer research

Molecular pharmacologist receives AACR Award for cancer research

American Botanical Council honors excellence in herbal medicine

American Botanical Council honors excellence in herbal medicine

GenSpera acquires patent application for medical imaging technology

GenSpera acquires patent application for medical imaging technology

New computer simulation technique could speed up drug discovery process

New computer simulation technique could speed up drug discovery process

$1.2 million federal grant to University of Illinois for botanical dietary supplements research

$1.2 million federal grant to University of Illinois for botanical dietary supplements research

U.S. Pharmacopeial fellowships awarded to 6 students

U.S. Pharmacopeial fellowships awarded to 6 students

Researchers identify genetic machinery responsible for synthesizing thiostrepton

Researchers identify genetic machinery responsible for synthesizing thiostrepton

Compound found that blocks SARS virus

Compound found that blocks SARS virus

Spice-based compound to fight against cancer

Spice-based compound to fight against cancer

University of Illinois at Chicago receives $2.2 million grant to develop drugs to suppress cocaine cravings

University of Illinois at Chicago receives $2.2 million grant to develop drugs to suppress cocaine cravings

New drugs to combat bioterrorism

New drugs to combat bioterrorism

New area of stroke drug discovery for the 22nd century

New area of stroke drug discovery for the 22nd century

Wild vegetables key to life-prolonging Mediterranean diet

Wild vegetables key to life-prolonging Mediterranean diet

African plant root, Paullinia pinnata, may be the answer to MRSA

African plant root, Paullinia pinnata, may be the answer to MRSA