Speakers Announced for the 2012 International Iridoid Research Symposium
PROVO, Utah, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The International Society for Iridoid Research announced the speakers for the 3(rd) annual International Iridoid Research Symposium to be held in Provo, Utah, on August 21(st). Scientists from around the world will be presenting current research on iridoids in both plants and animals. The symposium is being held at Morinda Bioactives (formerly Tahitian Noni International) and is dedicated to sharing information and research being conducted on iridoids.
Speakers for the 3(rd) Annual Iridoid Symposium Include:
Afa Palu – Tonga
The Effects of Nature vs. Nurture on Total Bioactive Iridoids
Dr. Il Moo Chang – Korea
Effect of Combinational Treatment of Gleevec, an Anti-Leukemic Drug with Aucubin
Dr. Bingjiu Xu – China
Advances in Research on Natural Compounds Containing Iridoids
Dr. Ma De Lu – China
Research of Thrive MAX’s Preventative Effect on Preclinical Type II Diabetes Model.
Dr. Simla Basar – Germany
Adaptogenic Activity of Iridoids in Tissue Cultures
Dr. Biswanath Dinda – India
Anti-Proprotein Convertase Enzyme Assay of Iridoids and other Natural Products for Evaluation of Anti-Cancer Efficacy and Bioactivities of Noni Leaf Iridoids.
Dr. Johannes Westendorf – Germany
Structure and Pharmacokinetics of Iridoids in Tissue Cultures
Dr. Zsolt Petendi – Hungary
Iridoid Plants in the New Botanical System
Dr. Shixin Deng – China
LC-MS Analysis of Iridoids in Consumer Products
Brett West – United States
Antiglycation Activity of Iridoids
The conference will bring over 250 scientists, academics, and organizations together from all over the world via live webinar to share what is being discovered about the functions of iridoids in plants and animals. The conference presentations will also be posted on the Morinda Bioactive website.
Registration for this year’s symposium is available at: http://iirs.eventbrite.com/
To view presentations from 2011, please go to: http://gononi.com/united_states/english/link/training/recorded?id=386431
About the Company
Morinda Bioactives (formerly Tahitian Noni International) is a global, research-driven bioactive products company that was the first to introduce the health benefits of the noni plant–a bioactive-rich, adaptogenic plant, containing iridoid compounds–to the world outside of Tahiti. Morinda Bioactives is the leader in the discovery, development, manufacturing, and marketing of noni-based bioactive products including nutritional supplements, beauty, and weight loss lines. Headquartered in Provo, Utah, Morinda Bioactives is the world-wide leader in bioactive supplements.
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