AHPA Chief Science Officer presents at Shanghai International Conference on TCM

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AHPA Chief Science Officer presents at Shanghai International Conference on TCM

Published: Friday, November 10, 2017

American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) Chief Science Officer Maged Sharaf, Ph.D., delivered a plenary presentation during the 10th Shanghai International Conference on Traditional Chinese Medicine and Natural Medicine held at the Ocean Hotel in Shanghai, China on October 29-31.

Dr. Sharaf's plenary presentation, "Herbal Industry Quality and Sustainability Initiatives," provided an overview of AHPA's Good Agricultural and Collection Practices & Good Manufacturing Practices for Botanical Materials (AHPA GACP-GMP), and research projects AHPA is conducting in collaboration with members and various institutes.

The conference was hosted by Modern Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Industry Office of Shanghai Municipality, and was organized by Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Shanghai Center of Biomedicine Development; Shanghai Research Center for Modernization of Traditional Chinese Medicine, National Engineering Laboratory for TCM Standardization Technology; Shanghai Biopharma Service Company; and Shanghai QiaoYuan Biological Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

The event included renowned academicians, experts, scholars, and government officials, from China and aboard, who provided presentations which explored the latest research, development trends, technical cooperation and industrial developments in the field of traditional Chinese medicine and natural medicine.