5th NHP Research Conference & Trade Show - Science Across Borders

Conference Announcement

The Natural Health Product Research Society of Canada (NHPRS) is pleased to announce its 5th Annual NHP Research Conference & Trade Show to be held March 26–29, 2008 in Toronto, ON, Canada. This 3-day event entitled, “Science Across Borders Global Natural Health Products Research” will feature cutting-edge peer-reviewed natural health product research, invited plenary lectures from leading experts across scientific disciplines, and fabulous networking opportunities to create partnerships and collaborations.

The key objectives of the Conference will be to traverse borders (jurisdictional, disciplinary, or cultural), to explore current trends in NHP research and stimulate new research paradigms. The NHPRS mission, to facilitate and support meaningful and scientifically rigorous research that best enables informed and appropriate use of safe, efficacious, and of high quality natural health products, promises to be well furthered by this must-attend event for all those in the natural health products research community.

NHPRS is pleased to present the 2008 conference program, featuring the “Grand Master” of pharmacognosy Dr. Norman Farnsworth and a slate of world class scientists including Dr. Xin-min Liu, Dr. Rosario Rojas, Dr. Ed Croom, Dr. Pierre Haddad and Dr. Bruce Holub.

With a focus on Biodiversity and Ethnobotany we are pleased to have invited lectures from Dr. Michael Ballick and Canada’s own Dr. Tim Johns and Dr. Alain Cuerrier. Come and discuss timely topics with your colleagues such as “The role of NHPs in Health Care” with panel Moderator Dr. Mary Hardy. Join us at the Gala Banquet and enjoy a cartoon perspective from Industry’s Herbal Cowboy, Mark Blumenthal, founder of the American Botanical Council and Executive Editor & Publisher of HerbalGram.

With a Networking Reception, 6 Plenary Lectures, elegant Gala Dinner, Scientific Symposia, such as Nutrigenomics & Nutrisciences, chaired by

Canada Research Chair Dr.
Ahmed El Sohemy and Advances in NHP Analysis with guest chair Dr. Joseph Betz of the US Office of Dietary Supplement (NIH), and an International Trade Show Exhibition, this is a conference that can’t be missed!

Plan now to attend this exciting event for:

v Cutting edge presentations in basic, clinical, and social science research

v Concise overviews of current knowledge, state of the art techniques, and future trends

v Stimulating development of new and innovative research collaborations

v Networking between researchers, industry, and government stakeholders

For more information on abstract submission, conference and tradeshow registration, and/or sponsorship opportunities, please contact the NHPRS at info@nhprs.ca or go to www.nhprs.ca

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