Programme

Outline Programme

The full scientific programme is now available. 

Tuesday 26 September 2017

16.00 - 18.00 Registration
18.00 - 18.15

Official Welcome to the Conference from ONE Life Sciences

18.15 - 19.00

Opening Ceremony Lecture, Dr Charlie Bavington, Glycomar, Scotland

Route to Product Development - from concept to a commercially viable product

19.00 - 20.30 Welcome Reception

Wednesday 27 September 2017

08.30 - 09.00 Registration
  Session One: Novel Sources of Nutraceuticals and Natural Products
09.00 - 09.45

Keynote Lecture, Professor Raymond Andersen, Canada

Sponging off Nature for New Drug Leads

09.45 - 10.10

Nutraceutical Perspective: ICMAN Invited Speaker

Dr Charis Galanakis, Greece

Nutraceuticals retrieved from food processing waste

10.10 - 10.35

Natural Product Perspective: IUPHAR Invited Speaker

Prof. Dr. José Maurício Sforcin, Instituto de Biociências

Advances and standardization of propolis-based drugs

10.35 - 11.00 Refreshment Break
11.00 - 12.15 Parallel Free Communications
12.15 - 14.00 Lunch and Poster Session
13.00 - 14.00 Workshop Sessions
  Workshop 1: Novel tools for nutraceutical / NP pharmaceutical research
  Workshop 2: Biotechnology and upscaling of production
 

Session Two: Bioavailability / Pharmacokinetics of Nutraceuticals and Natural Products Pharmaceuticals

14.00 - 14.45

Keynote Lecture, Professor Junji Terao, Japan

Factors affecting bioavailability of plant polyphenols

14.45 - 15.10

Nutraceutical Perspective: ICMAN Invited Speaker

Professor Gary Williamson, UK

Polyphenols as natural products and nutraceuticals: bioavailability

and bioactivity

15.10 - 15.35

Natural Product Perspective: IUPHAR Invited Speaker

Professor Bin Xu, USA

Natural product‐based protein amyloid inhibitors

15.35 - 16.00

Refreshment Break
16.00 - 17.00 Parallel Free Communications

Thursday 28 September 2017

08.30 - 09.00 Registration
  Session Three: Translating Novel Pathways and Mechanisms of Action into the Clinical Use of Nuraceuticals and Natural Product Pharmaceuticals
09.00 - 09.45

Keynote Lecture, Professor Jeremy Spencer, UK

The impact of flavonoids on human vascular and cognitive health

09.45 - 10.10

Natural Product Perspective: IUPHAR Invited Speaker

Professor Hendrik Luesch, USA

10.10 - 10.35

IUPHAR: Immunology, metabolism and natural products
Professor Michael Spedding, IUPHAR Secretary General

10.35 - 11.00 Refreshment Break
11.00 - 12.15 Parallel Free Communications
12.15 - 14.00 Lunch and Poster Session
13.00 - 14.00 Workshop Sessions
  Workshop 3: Nutraceuticals and TCM's in practice
  Workshop 4: Regulation and Health Claims
  Session Four: Personalized Nutrition and Natural Product Medicine: Therapeutic evidence and Regulatory Requirements
14.00 - 14.45

Keynote Lecture, Professor Thomas Efferth, Germany

The anticancer activity of the antimalarial artesunate

14.45 - 15.10

Nutraceutical Perspective: ICMAN Invited Speaker

Professor Michael Fenech, Australia

Personalised nutrition, nutraceuticals and multi-omic diagnostics to precisely prevent ageing at the fundamental genome level and optimise tissue regeneration

15.10 - 15.35

Natural Product Perspective: IUPHAR Invited Speaker

Professor WS Fred Wong, Singapore

Repositioning Andrographolide for Inflammatory Diseases: Mapping its

Mechanistic Networks

15.35 - 16.00

Refreshment Break
16.00 - 17.30 Parallel Free Communications
19.30 for

Conference Dinner

Castle Fraser, Aberdeenshire

Friday 29 September 2017

08.30 - 09.00 Registration
  Session Five: Two Different Worlds?  Addressing the Convergence Between Nutraceuticals, TCM and Western Medicine
09.00 - 09.45

Keynote Lecture, Professor Rudolf Bauer, Austria

The role of natural products for human health

09.45 - 10.10

Nutraceutical Perspective: ICMAN Invited Speaker

Professor David Adelson, Australia

West meets East: A systems biology approach to the mechanistic

understanding of traditional medicines

10.10 - 10.35

Natural Product Perspective: IUPHAR Invited Speaker

Prof. Juntian Zhang, China

Nootropic effect and action mechanisms of Ginsenoside Rg1, a candidate

of smart drug

10.35 - 11.00

IUPHAR Invited Speaker

Prof. Guanhua Du, China

11.00 - 11.30 Refreshment Break
11.30 - 12.30 Parallel Free Communications
12.30 - 14.00 Lunch and Posters
13.00 - 14.00 Workshop Sessions
  Workshop 5: Developing a database of nutraceuticals and NP-pharmaceuticals
  Workshop 6: Social Responsibility and sustainability of exploiting natural resources
  Session Six: Drug / Nutrient / Microbiome / Lifestyle Interactions
14.00 - 14.45

Keynote Lecture, Francisco Tomás-Barberán, Spain

Interaction of polyphenols with gut microbiota; understanding the health effects of polyphenols

14.45 - 15.10

Nutraceutical Perspective: ICMAN Invited Speaker

Professor Young-Joon Surh, South Korea

Cancer Chemopreventve effects of natural products with anti-inflammatory and proresolving activities

15.10 - 15.35 Closing Ceremony and Prize Giving