James Wong talks about ethnomedicine in the 21st Century

25 April 2013, 7.30 PM - 25 April 2013, 7.30 PM

Lecture Theatre 1, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, Cantock’s Close, BS8 1TS
Does plant-based medicine still have a role to play in 21st Century healthcare? In association with The Annals of Botany, James Wong explores the potential value of traditional medical practices in the age of nano technology and stem cell research. An ethnobotanist with interests in traditional medical systems, underutilised crops species and wild plant conservation James Wong fronted the award winning BBC TV series ‘Grow Your Own Drugs’ and is also a best-selling author.

Annals of Botany is a monthly journal, founded in 1887, that publishes research, reviews in all areas of botany and is supported by the Annals of Botany company which is a non-profit educational charity.

Ticket price: £8.50* from the University’s online shop http://shop.bris.ac.uk/

*Friends of the Botanic Garden and Cleeve Nursery members £6.00, University students: Free (University students must email botanic-gardens@bristol.ac.uk to reserve a ticket and show your University identity card on the evening).

Includes wine, soft drinks and snacks, and the opportunity to meet James after the lecture.

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