Research projects

The research of the Laboratory of Pharmacognosy, through the use of in vitro and in vivo assays, is aimed at studying the activity of natural products in the context of gastric inflammation, intestinal inflammation and skin inflammation.

Study of gastric inflammation

The gastrointestinal tract represents an important barrier between humans and the microbial population. For this reason, the stomach is continuously exposed to the risk of developing inflammation of the mucosa,...

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Study of skin inflammation

The project aims to investigate the anti-inflammatory effect on the skin of extracts of plant origin and pure molecules on a non-tumor cell line of human keratinocytes. Keratinocytes are the...

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Study of intestinal inflammation

Intestinal inflammation, caused by genetic or environmental factors, is the basis of pathologies such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBD), Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, as well as being an important...

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