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Botanical Dietary Supplements, EB Minisymposium 2001


Botanical Dietary Supplements Minisymposium
American Society for Nutritional Sciences

Experimental Biology 2001
Orlando, FL - April 1, 2001



Chair: Christine A. Swanson, Office of Dietary Supplements, NIH
Co-Chair: Kenneth Fisher

Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial of a Standardized Extract of Hypericum perforatum (St. John’s wort) in Major Depressive Disorder
JR Davidson, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC.

The Herbal Supplement PC-SPES in Advanced Prostate Cancer
KA Harris and EJ Small, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, CA.

HMG CoA Synthase Upregulation in HepG2 Cells Following Exposure to Chinese Red Yeast Rice Dietary Supplement vs. Lovastatin
AV Lembertas, et al., UCLA, Center for Human Nutrition, Los Angeles, CA.

American Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L.) Improves Endothelial Function in Type 2 Diabetes
ZZ Xu, et al. University of Toronto, Nutritional Sciences, Ontario, Canada.

Herbal Ephedra/Caffeine for Weight Loss: A 6-mo Trial
CN Boozer, et al. New York Obesity Research Center and Columbia University, New York, NY.

Effect of Hoodia Plant on Food Intake and Body Weight in Lean and Obese LA/Ntul//-cp Rats
OL Tulp, et al. University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, PA.

Evaluation of Herb-Drug Interactions
A. Burstein, Clinical Pharmacokinetics Research Laboratory, Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, NIH, Bethesda, MD.