Sonoran University faculty, physicians and students conduct various research projects on numerous topics ranging from the antiviral activity of botanicals to oncology. Current and past research projects are listed below.
Current Areas of Research
- Transcriptome profiling of Piper methysticum (Kava) and isolated kavalactones.
- Characterization of the anti-inflammatory properties of bovine IGF1/TGFB2
- Characterization of the antiviral and immune modulatory effects of Echinacea purpurea and alkylamides.
- Evaluation of botanicals for canine, feline and human wound healing.
- Characterization of the optimal medicinal activity of Larrea tridentata related to seasonal variations.
- Characterization of the antibacterial properties of the terpenes from essential oils
- Characterization of the antibacterial properties of mushroom extracts
- In vitro analysis of botanical extract compositions for measurement of cortisol production
- Characterization of the anti-monkeypox activity of Sarracenia purpurea