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Community Lecture: Ethnopharmacology - Overview and Relationship to Cancer Therapy

Ethnopharmacology Lecuture


Join Dr. Herbert Newton, medical director of the Neuro-Oncology Program at the AdventHealth Cancer Institute, as he examines the field of ethnopharmacology.

In this lecture, Dr. Newton will discuss the understanding of traditional, plant-based medicine systems from around the world – including Chinese medicine, Indian Medicine, etc. – and explore how these plant-based systems work, how the plants are used, and their effectiveness in treating diseases.

He will also discuss modern therapies developed from plant-based medicine systems including efforts to develop new plant-based drugs applicable in the treatment of cancer.

Event Details

Date: March 16, 2019

Time: 10:30am-11:30am

Location: Leu Gardens, 1920 North Forest Ave, Orlando, FL 32803


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