Botanical Influences on Cell Biology Online Intensive
THIS WEBINAR WAS RECORDED JAN 1, 2015.
This series of 4 weekly online classes are physiology and research-based, and focus on chemical plants noted to affect a wide variety of cell functions in significant ways. Plants effecting cell membrane receptors, glycoproteins, neurotransmitters, action potential, ion gates, cAMP, mitochondrial function, mitosis, signal transduction, microtubules, G proteins and many other molecular mechanisms of action will be covered. Specific research on constituents in plants, published research on mechanisms of action, and herbal alternatives for pharmaceuticals will be presented. This class is not recommended for beginning herbalists as some familiarity with herbs, physiology, and pathology will be assumed. Dr Jillian Stansbury is a naturopathic physician who has practiced in SW Washington for 25 years specializing in women’s health, mental health, and chronic disease. She holds undergraduate degrees in Medical Illustration and Medical Assisting and graduated with honors in both programs.
Dr Stansbury was also a long time Chair of the Botanical Medicine Program at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine and remains on the faculty teaching Botanical Medicine In addition to her medical practice and teaching position, Dr Stansbury also writes and serves as a consultant and medical editor for numerous professional journals and organizations, plus teaches natural products chemistry and herbal medicine around the country and abroad. Dr Stansbury also leads classes and Ethnobotany trips in the Andes and Manu region of the Peruvian Amazon. She has built a house in Cuzco and hosts studies in medical herbalism and trips to study plants and the mystical and healing traditions with several tribal communities. She is the mother of two adult children, and her hobbies include art, photography, playing the guitar and singing with friends, gardening, camping, cooking and especially eating, studying quantum and metaphysics and international travel. When she’s not traveling or working, she can most likely be found in her garden.