Delegate Profile

Prof. Jose Prieto

Job TitleDepartment of Pharmaceutical and Biological Chemistry

Company NameUniversity College London


Dr Jose M Prieto read Pharmacy (1993) and obtained a PhD in Pharmacology (2001) at the University of Valencia (Valencia, Spain) in the field of skin inflammation. His Post-doctoral research activities include the EU funded projects 'Insect Chemical Ecology', under the late Prof. I. Morelli (Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Universita degli Studi di Pisa, Italy) specialising in phytochemistry (2001-2004) and “Medicinal Cannabis” (Department of Pharmaceutical and Biological Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, University of London, United Kingdom) (2005-2006) with Prof. M. Heinrich.

He was then appointed as Lecturer in Pharmacognosy (UCL School of Pharmacy) where his research focuses on elucidating the effects of medicinal plants and natural products on skin conditions (inflammation and cancer), Herb-Drug Interactions and  the application of advanced techniques (Direct NMR, Artificial Intelligence) to the analysis and biological effects of complex natural products.

He coordinates the Master in Medicinal Natural Products and Phytochemistry, supervised more than 10 PhDs, authored more than 60 original papers and chapters in books, has been advisor to the British Medicines Agency, and is active consultant to the Herbal Industry and member of several editorial boards (Frontiers in Pharmacology (Nature), Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice (Elsevier) among others).

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