Mission Statement

The Department of Pharmacognosy carries out research in pharmaceutical sciences focused on natural products from medicinal plants and microorganisms. Major tasks are the discovery of new biologically active compounds from natural sources and the characterization of their molecular mode of action contributing to a better understanding of the interaction of natural products and complex cellular systems. Our aim is pharmaceutical lead and target identification, the quality improvement of herbal medicinal products as well as and the sustainable production of natural products by biotechnological approaches.

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Generika, Artemisinin, Blockbuster und die Bruch-Weide: Wie gut kennen Sie sich mit Medikamenten aus? Eine Professorin, zehn Fragen zur Pharmazie: Beat the Prof!

Von Verena M. Dirsch


Ausgezeichnet wurden zwei Forschungsinitiativen an den Max F. Perutz Laboratories sowie eine Kooperation des Departments für Pharmakognosie mit dem Institut für Angewandte Synthesechemie der TU Wien.


PHARMA and FOOD Lecture Series


03.03. - 23.06.2016

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