Omboon Vallisuta

Mahidol UniversityThailand

Dr. Omboon Vallisuta received her B.S. (Honor) in Pharmacy in 1974 from Mahidol University, Thailand, and her Ph.D. in Phytochemistry in 1982 from University of Queensland, Australia. Currently, she is Head of Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. Dr. Vallisuta\'s area of interest is isolation and identification of active constituents from medicinal plants, and traditional medicine. She has written more than 30 papers and proceedings.

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It is very important for scientists all over the globe to enhance drug discovery research for better human health. This book demonstrates that various expertise are essential for drug discovery including synthetic or natural drugs, clinical pharmacology, receptor identification, drug metabolism, pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic research. The following 5 sections cover diverse chapter topics in drug discovery: Natural Products as Sources of Leading Molecules in Drug Discovery; Oncology and Drug Discovery; Receptors Involvement in Drug Discovery; Management and Development of Drugs against Infectious Diseases; Advanced Methodology.

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