Getting further together

Nadja Cech

October 25, 2022

Dr. Nadja Cech is Patricia A. Sullivan Professor of Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). She has had a lifelong interest in the use of plants for medicine, stemming from her involvement as a child in establishing one of the world's largest medicinal plant and seed companies, a company still operated by her family today. In this episode, Nadja talks about her unusual start in life, her love of nature and gardening which led to being a research chemist studying medicinal plant compounds, and her current take on whole plant synergy vs. single-molecule medicines.

Dr. Cech leads a dynamic research group at UNCG, funded by the National Institute of Health, for which a major focus is developing ways to understand synergy and complexity in medicinal plants. She has published more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers.

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Twitter @nadjacech

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Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not intended to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.

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