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 the sustainable production of natural products by biotechnological approaches.

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PHARMA and FOOD Lecture Series


06.10.2016 - 19.01.2017


An der Universität Wien wurde Mag. pharm. Nadina Faur nominiert. Sie verfasste ihre Diplomarbeit zum Thema „Elaboration and Validation of a Protocol for Gut Microbial Transformed Herbal Preparations“ unter der Betreuung von Judith M. Rollinger.


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

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