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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This book, Drug Discovery Research in Pharmacognosy provides a full picture of research in the area of pharmacognosy with the goal of drug discovery from natural products based on the traditional knowledge or practices. Several plants that have been used as food show their potential as chemopreventive agents and the claims of many medicinal plants used in traditional medicine are now supported by scientific studies. Drug Discovery Research in Pharmacognosy is a promising road map which will help us find medicine for all!

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