James David Adams Jr.

Expert in medicinal plants, human drug metabolism, herbal remedies, antioxidants and drugs for the treatment of stroke

Associate Professor of Pharmacology

USC School of Pharmacy


  • “smart” drugs
  • human metabolism of pharmaceutical drugs
  • toxicity testing
  • oxygen free radicals
  • vitamin E and other antioxidants
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • ruptured berry aneurysm
  • stroke
  • nicotinamide
  • apoptosis/ delayed cell death
  • herbal drugs

Additional Information

  • Co-author of Healing with Medicinal Plants of the West – Cultural and Scientific Basis for Their Use


  • French
  • Cantonese

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