SCNM Research Night

Ric Scalzo Institute for Botanical Research: Advances in Evidence-Based Botanical Medicine

Welcome to Virtual Research Night - SCNM's premiere event showcasing the latest in scientific research presented by faculty and students. Anyone is welcome to attend to explore and learn more about the science behind evidence-based natural medicine.

May 8 - Research Night I



- Understanding the cellular metabolic processes regulated by extracts of hemp (Cannabis sativa)
Presented by: Jeffrey Langland, PhD

- Unearthing the antibacterial properties of medicinal clays
Presented by: Kristina Schieferecke

- Seasonal variations in the antimicrobial and anticancer properties of chaparral (Larrea tridentata)
Presented by: Keely Puchalski

- Medicinal plants of the Southwestern United States: Botanicals with antimicrobial activity
Presented by: Jakyra Simpson


May 15 - Research Night II


- The effects of parsley family plants on transient receptor potential modulation
Presented by: Yalda Shokoohinia, PharmD, PhD

- Medicinal botanicals which inhibit Cutibacterium acnes: the causative agent of acne vulgaris
Presented by: Anna Garza

- Identification of botanicals with the potential to improve skin health and reduce skin aging
Presented by: Kinsley McKnight

*Please note: The opportunity to collect CME credit for these presentations will expire July 31, 2020.



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