PISI-89: INFORMATION RESOURCES FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF NATURAL PRODUCTS IN THE CENTER FOR PHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCH AND DRUG DEVELOPMENT

J Pharm Pharmacogn Res 3(suppl. 1): S182, 2015

Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Pharmacology of Natural Products FAPRONATURA 2015  September 21st-25th, 2015; Cuban Society of Pharmacology. Topes de Collantes, Sancti Spiritus, Cuba.

Poster

PISI-89: INFORMATION RESOURCES FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF NATURAL PRODUCTS IN THE CENTER FOR PHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCH AND DRUG DEVELOPMENT. REALITIES AND PERSPECTIVES

Elizagaray B, Castro R, Pons M, de las Cuevas R.

Center of Pharmaceutical Information (CINFA), Center for Pharmaceutical Research and Drug Development (CIDEM), Ave 26 and 51, Plaza de la Revolucion, Havana, Cuba. E-mail: beatriz.elizagaray@cidem.sld.cu

 

Introduction: Investigation on medicinal plants with potential curative properties took part of the daily work of many scientists at the worldwide. In Cuba, the Center for Pharmaceutical Research and Drug Development (CIDEM) is a leadership in drug development and several informational resources are continually originated to support research projects associated with medicinal plants. The general objective of this work is to highlight the role of the Drug Information Center (CINFA) as documental and promotional supporter in medicinal plants topics. The specific objectives are the following: – To identify and to characterize the information resources created for several medicinal plants topics. – To expose the significance of each information resource. – To mention the new information resources expected to be created. Methods: – Review of current records. – Consultation with experts in these fields. Results: A total of 15 information resources were identified in several formats by the CINFA: databases, compendiums, websites, scientific articles, promotional papers, among others. Conclusions: The work of CINFA was consolidated due to the creation and dissemination of relevant information resources regarding the scientific field of medicinal plants.

 

Citation Format: Elizagaray B, Castro R, Pons M, de las Cuevas R (2015) Information resources for research and development of natural products in the Center for Pharmaceutical Research and Drug Development. Realities and perspectives. [Abstract]. In: Proceedings of the FAPRONATURA 2015; 2015 Sep 21-25; Topes de Collantes, Sancti Spiritus: CSF. J Pharm Pharmacogn Res 3(Suppl. 1): S182. Abstract nr PISI-89.