MSKCC Research Center of Botanical Immunomodulators
Setting : One of the six Centers in the nation (NIH P50 Grant)
Theme : Immunomodulators and cancer
Study Agents : Echinacea, Astragalus, Turmeric, Maitake, Coriolus and other botanicals
Institutions : MSKCC, CUHK-ICM, Cornell, Rockefeller U.
Goals : to study the effects, mechanisms of action and active constituents of botanicals purported to boost the immune system for their potential application in prevention and treatment of cancer or infectious diseases