Speakers: Dr Julie Keeble, Dr Fiona Russell and Professor Sue Brain.
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.
This talk will take a look at the pharmacology of these spices from how their effects were discovered to current research and their effects in disease.
Part of Feed Your Mind: the King's Festival of Food and Ideas.
Related website: www.kcl.ac.uk/feedyourmind