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Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Cica Vissiennon

Overall Scientific Expertise

Educational background in pharmacy with a PhD in pharmacology. Past professional involvement focused on research activities in the field of pharmacology and pharmacokinetics of herbal medicines and phytochemicals at the University of Florida and the University of Leipzig, and regulatory activities in the field of traditional herbal medicines in Europe at the European Medicines Agency - HMPC (Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products) secretariat. As an Advisory Board member of the “Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research”, she chairs the committee “African Research Network”, which aims to foster the North-South dialogue by strengthening the partnership between Europe and Africa..

Education/Professional Experience

since 2017 Research group leader (Leipzig University, Institute for Medical Physics and Biophysics)
2015 - 2017 Post-doctoral fellow (Leipzig University, Institute for Medical Physics and Biophysics)
2015 Doctorate (Dr. rer. nat.) (Leipzig University)
2011 - 2015 Doctoral candidate (Leipzig University, Institute of Pharmacy and Institute for Medical Physics and Biophysics)
2010 - 2011 European Medicines Agency, HMPC secretariat, London, UK
2010 Diploma in Pharmacy (University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA, in cooperation with Leipzig University
2009 Graduation in Pharmacy (Leipzig University)
2007 - 2010 Student Assistant (Leipzig University, Institute of Pharmacy and Institute for Medical Informatics, Statistics and Epidemiology)

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Memberships in Learned Societies

  • Deutsche Pharmazeutische Gesellschaft
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Viszeral- und Stoffwechselkrankheiten
  • Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (Advisory Board Member)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Neurogastroenterologie und Motilität

Publications

  1. Vissiennon, C., Nieber, K., Kelber, O., Butterweck, V. Route of administration determines the anxiolytic activity of the flavonols kaempferol, quercetin and myricetin — are they prodrugs? J Nutr Biochem 23 (2012), 733–740.
  2. Vissiennon, C., Goos, K.-H., Goos, O., Nieber, K. Antispasmodic effects of myrrh due to calcium antagonistic effects in inflamed rat small intestinal preparations. Planta Med 81 (2015), 116–122.
  3. Marquardt, P., Vissiennon, C., Nieber, K., 2015. Medicinal plants in Benin: An analysis of traditionally used Beninese plants indexed in the Prota Database. Planta Med 81 (2015).
  4. Vissiennon C., Goos, K.H., Arnhold, J., Nieber, K., 2017. Mechanisms on spasmolytic and anti-inflammatory effects of a herbal medicinal product consisting of myrrh, chamomile flower, and coffee charcoal. Wien Med Wochenschr 167 (2017) 169-176.
  5. Vissiennon C., Hammoud, D., Goos KH., Nieber K., Arnhold J., 2017. Synergistic interactions of chamomile flower, myrrh and coffee charcoal in inhibiting pro-inflammatory chemokine release from activated human macrophages. Synergy 4 (2017) 13-18.
  6. Vissiennon, C., Hammoud, D., Rodewald S., Fester K., Goos KH., Nieber K., Arnhold J. Chamomile Flower, Myrrh, and Coffee Charcoal, Components of a Traditional Herbal Medicinal Product, Diminish Proinflammatory Activation in Human Macrophages. Planta Med. 83 (2017) 846-854.
  7. Vissiennon, C., Hammoud, D., Goos, K.-H., Nieber, K., Arnhold, J. Synergistic interactions of chamomile flower, myrrh and coffee charcoal in inhibiting pro-inflammatory chemokine release from activated human macrophages. Synergy 4 (2017) 13-18. [DOI]
letzte Änderung: 20.02.2019