The Scientific Advisory Board

The advisory board, set up to guide and direct the research programme is chaired jointly by

Professor Sir Kenneth Stuart

Ex Chief Medical officer of the Commonwealth and International Advisor on Aids and HIV.

Professor Cedric Hassall FRS

One time Research Director of Hoffman la Roche and one of the world's leading researchers into the antibiotic properties of plants.

Specialist Board Members

Professor Peter Houghton

Professor of Pharmacognosy at King's College London and an international expert on phyto chemistry with specific research experience into the chemistry of propolis.

Professor Philip Calder

Professor of Nutritional Immunology University of Southampton who has published papers on the important antibiotic and anti-inflammatory properties of propolis.

Professor Andy Blinkhorn

Dean of Manchester University Dental School who has published research into the use of propolis in dental care.

Dr. Philip Wander FHDA

President of the British Homeopathic Dental Association who, as a practising dentist, has worked with and researched the use of propolis for over 15 years.

Dr. Paul Weightman

Programme Director in Agricultural Economics at the University of Newcastle with a special interest in the application of propolis for treating animals.

Dr. Nicola Bradbear

Director of Bees for Development and an internationally acknowledged expert in apicultural development. She is president of the Apimondia standing commission on beekeeping for rural development.

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