Spices and Medicine


2016 Annual Symposium

Food and Medical Traditions from the Plant World: Exploring Herbal Uses

Wednesday 12th October 2016
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM 
Hanbury Lecture Theatre, UCL School of Pharmacy

On Wednesday 12 October 2016 we held a half-day symposium to explore the roles of herbal products within food and medical systems around the world, past and present. The symposium was organised in conjunction with UCL School of Pharmacy's fifth Annual Frank Fish Memorial Lecture.

Invited speakers included Prof. Monique Simmonds OBE, Deputy Director of Science at the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, and Prof. Sabine Anagnostou of Philipps-Universität Marburg and President of Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geschichte der Pharmazie. The afternoon was chaired by Prof. Michael Heinrich from the UCL School of Pharmacy. 


Conference Organisers:
Marianne Jennifer Datiles
Professor Michael Heinrich

Hosted by: 
the UCL SoP Centre for Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy 

Special Thanks to:
Sabine Heinrich and the SoP Events Team
Gustav Ronngren and the SoP Computer Unit
Luis, Carlos and the SoP Reception Team
Sonja van Praag and the UCL IT Team