The 9th International Mediterranean Symposium on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants May 03-05, 2023

Ankara - TÜRKİYE

Keynote Speakers


 Prof. Dr. Guenther K. BONNADSI - Austrian Drug Screening Institute, University of Innsbruck, Innrain 66a, 6020 Innsbruck, AUSTRIA
"Austrian Drug Screening Institute - Bridging Basic Research and Industry"

Innovative methods for evaluation of efficacy, safety and quality of raw materials and final products in the phyto-area
 Prof ALVARO M. VILJOENDST-NRF Chair in PhytomedicineDirector: MRC Herbal Drugs Research UnitDepartment of Pharmaceutical SciencesTshwane University of TechnologyPrivate Bag X680Pretoria | 0001, SOUTH AFRICA 
"Evidence-based ethnopharmacology – examples from the African flora"

  Prof. Dr. Krystyna Skalicka - WoźniakChair and Department of Pharmacognosy
with Medicinal Plant Unit, Medical University of Lublin
1 Chodzki Street, 20-093 Lublin, POLAND


"Challanges and opportunities in isolation of CNS active secondary metabolites from plants relevant to ethnopharmacology"

 Prof. Dr. Mahesh NarayanChief, Biochemistry Division
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, CCSB 2.0202, University of Texas at El Paso, USA

"Neuroprotective Properties of Brazilin"

Prof. Dr. Asaad Khalid MA AHMED

Professor at Substance Abuse and Toxicology Research Center, Jazan University, KSA


"Integrating Multidisciplinary Methods for Basic Drug Discovery: Harnessing the Power of Natural Products Research"


President of AMAPSEEC
University of Belgrade, 
Faculty of Agriculture, Belgrade, SERBIA

"Plant Bioactive Compounds for Treatment of Cancer: Myth or Chance?"

Prof. Dr. Milen I. GEORGIEV

Institute of Microbiology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Plovdiv, BULGARIA

"Anti-Psoriatic Potential of Plant Natural Compounds"


Istanbul Technical University
Food Engineering Department, Istanbul, TÜRKİYE

"Valorization of Bioactive Compounds in Agricultural Wastes and Their Food Applications"

Prof. Dr. Francesco EPIFANO

Department of Pharmacy, University “Gabriele d’Annunzio” of Chieti-Pescara Via dei Vestini 31, 66100 Chieti Scalo, ITALY

"Oxyprenylated Phytochemicals: New Acquisitions and Findings over the last 5 Years"

Prof. Dr. Funda Nuray YALÇIN

Faculty of Pharmacy, Hacettepe University, Ankara, TÜRKİYE

“All About Ginseng”

Prof. Dr. Alexios-Leandros SKALTSOUNIS

University of Athens, School of Pharmacy Department of Pharmacognosy & Natural Product Chemistry Panepistimioupolis, Zografou, Athens, GREECE

"Exploitation of olive oil industry products and by-products for pilot isolation and semi-synthesis of promising medicinal agents"
 Prof. Dr. Sivaram V. GOWDA

Professor at Bangalore University
Bengaluru, Karnataka, INDIA

President and CEO of Dr V Sivaram Research Foundation

"National Medicinal Plants Board Boosts Conservation & Cultivation of Herbs in India"
 Prof. Dr. Atiar RAHMAN

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology University of Chittagong & International Professor (Distinguished Scholar Category) Walailak University, THAILAND

“Natural Compounds Of Aerides Odorata Lour Play A Vibrant Role In Hepatoprotection Via Immunomodulatory Effects”


Editor in Chief, Medicinal Plants,
Director Institute of Agriculture & Natural Science DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur 273009 Uttar Pradesh, INDIA

 "Phytoplasma Diseases associated with Medicinal Plants"

Dr. Agnieszka VIAPIANA

Department of Analytical Chemistry, Medical University of Gdansk, 80-416 Gdansk, POLAND

Phenolic Composition and Biological Activity of Withania somnifera L. Commercial Samples