Advanced Course on Medicinal Plants - Challenges and Opportunities

Online and face-to-face classes

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The advanced course on Medicinal Plants – Challenges and Opportunities will take place at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Porto, from July 13th to 17th, 2020. The course is focused on medicinal plants, their beneficial effects, toxicological risk, and opportunities for recovery in an increasingly demanding market, enhancing innovation and entrepreneurship.

Specifically, it intends to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to:

  • Conduct standardized tests;
  • Prepare plant extracts and characterize their chemical profile;
  • Conduct chemical, enzymatic and cellular assays;
  • Design formulations.

In order to promote the safety of all participants and following the directives of the DGS, the course will have online and presential classes. The application deadline is on the 3rd of July. The course is accredited by the Order of Pharmacists of Portugal (5 CDP - Créditos de Desenvolvimento Profissional)

You can find here more information about the course.