The European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) Commission held its 172nd Session on 22 and 23 March 2022. Among other decisions, the Commission elected its new Chair, Professor Salvador Cañigueral.
Professor Cañigueral has been first Vice-chair to the Commission since June 2019. He will take up his duties at the 173rd Session of the Ph. Eur. Commission on 21 June 2022. He currently works at the Unit of Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy and Therapeutics of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Sciences of the University of Barcelona. His research deals with the chemistry and biological activity of medicinal plants, as well as with the development of methods for quality control of herbal preparations for medicinal products, dietary supplements, feed and cosmetics.
More information on the decisions taken by the Commission at this session will be published in a dedicated press release in the near future.