Speakers Announced for the 2012 International Iridoid Research Symposium

Third Annual Iridoid Symposium to Be Held August 21st at Morinda Bioactives

Jul 25, 2012, 07:00 ET from Morinda Bioactives

PROVO, Utah, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Society for Iridoid Research announced the speakers for the 3rd annual International Iridoid Research Symposium to be held in Provo, Utah, on August 21st. Scientists from around the world will be presenting current research on iridoids in both plants and animals. The symposium is being held at Morinda Bioactives (formerly Tahitian Noni International) and is dedicated to sharing information and research being conducted on iridoids.

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Speakers for the 3rd Annual Iridoid Symposium Include:
Afa PaluTonga
The Effects of Nature vs. Nurture on Total Bioactive Iridoids

Dr. Il Moo Chang – Korea
Effect of Combinational Treatment of Gleevec, an Anti-Leukemic Drug with Aucubin

Dr. Bingjiu Xu – China
Advances in Research on Natural Compounds Containing Iridoids

Dr. Ma De LuChina
Research of Thrive MAX's Preventative Effect on Preclinical Type II Diabetes Model.

Dr. Simla BasarGermany
Adaptogenic Activity of Iridoids in Tissue Cultures

Dr. Biswanath DindaIndia
Anti-Proprotein Convertase Enzyme Assay of Iridoids and other Natural Products for Evaluation of Anti-Cancer Efficacy and Bioactivities of Noni Leaf Iridoids.

Dr. Johannes WestendorfGermany
Structure and Pharmacokinetics of Iridoids in Tissue Cultures

Dr. Zsolt PetendiHungary
Iridoid Plants in the New Botanical System

Dr. Shixin DengChina
LC-MS Analysis of Iridoids in Consumer Products

Brett WestUnited States
Antiglycation Activity of Iridoids

The conference will bring over 250 scientists, academics, and organizations together from all over the world via live webinar to share what is being discovered about the functions of iridoids in plants and animals. The conference presentations will also be posted on the Morinda Bioactive website.

Registration for this year's symposium is available at: http://iirs.eventbrite.com/

To view presentations from 2011, please go to: http://gononi.com/united_states/english/link/training/recorded?id=386431

About the Company
Morinda Bioactives (formerly Tahitian Noni International) is a global, research-driven bioactive products company that was the first to introduce the health benefits of the noni plant—a bioactive-rich, adaptogenic plant, containing iridoid compounds—to the world outside of Tahiti. Morinda Bioactives is the leader in the discovery, development, manufacturing, and marketing of noni-based bioactive products including nutritional supplements, beauty, and weight loss lines. Headquartered in Provo, Utah, Morinda Bioactives is the world-wide leader in bioactive supplements.

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Andre_peterson@tni.com

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