Images of Research: Hope for humanity

Sustaining the growth of pharmaceuticals

Category: Hope for humanity


Poppy seed heads with a fly on top of one

The opium poppy (pictured) is one of the most well-known medicinal plants on the planet, used to produce substances such as morphine and codeine. We are exploring a variety of plants for their potential to produce sustainable new medicines, to tackle global health issues such as Covid-19 and other infectious diseases, diabetes, cancer, depression, anxiety, and Alzheimer's disease.

Entrant: Veronique Seidel , Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

Copyright: Veronique Seidel


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