Hot and Spicy Drugs
Tuesday, 11 March 2014 from 12:30 to 13:30 (GMT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Pharmacology is the science of drugs and their effects on living systems. Our food contains very small quantities of very interesting drugs in the form of spices, such as chilli and wasabi.
Dr Julie Keeble, Dr Fiona Russell and Professor Susan Brain will take a look at the pharmacology of these spices from how their effects were discovered to current research and their effects in disease.