Presentation to address development of plant-based medicines

Professor Praveen K. Saxena will deliver a presentation entitled “Introducing Novel Natural Health Products into the Canadian Market: An integrated system for developing safe and effective plant based medicines,” on March 5 at Leamington’s Roma Club.

The presentation is sponsored by the University of Windsor’s Vice-President, Research, in collaboration with the Windsor Essex Economic Development Commission and is of especial interest to researchers and enterprises involved in the agri-food and natural product industries.

Dr. Saxena is a professor in the Department of Plant Agriculture, Biotechnology Division, at the University of Guelph.

The March 5 event will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. and a continental breakfast at 8 a.m. The Roma Club is located at 19 Seacliff Drive East in Leamington.

Interested parties are invited to RSVP by February 25; phone Sharon Hayes-Racicot in the Office of Research Services at 519-253-3000, ext. 3916 or e-mail