Below is a list of North Peru ProjectS' published research. Some contain hyperlinks in the title, which indicates that these articles have open access licenses or were approved to be accessible through this website by the authors.

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Bibliography. 

  • Bussman, RW (2013). The Globalization of Traditional Medicine in Northern Peru – From shamanism to molecules. Hindavi Publishing Corporation, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine Volume 2013, Article ID291903, 46 pages, http:/dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/291903.
  • Bussmann RW, Glenn A (2011). Traditional medicinal plants used in Northern Peru for kidney problems and urinary infections / Plantas medicinales norperuanas usadas para enfermedades renales e infecciones urinarias. Arnaldoa 18(1):77-93.
  • Bussmann RW, Glenn A (2010). Cooling the Heat – Traditional remedies for malaria and fever in Northern Peru. Ethobotany Research and Applications 8:125-134.
  • Bussmann RW, Glenn A, Meyer K, Kuhlman A, Townesmith A (2010). Herbal mixtures in traditional medicine in Northern Peru. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 6(10).
  • Bussmann RW, Glenn A, Meyer K, Rothrock A, Townesmith A, Sharon D, Castro M, Cardenas R, Regalado S, Toro R, Chait G, Malca G, Perez F (2009a). Antibacterial Activity of Medicinal Plants of Northern Peru-Part II. Arnaldoa 16(1):93-103.
  • Bussmann RW, Glenn A, Meyer K, Rothrock A, Townesmith A, Sharon D, Castro M, Cardenas R, Regalado S, Toro R, Chait G, Malca G, Perez F (2009b). Phyto-Chemical Analysis of Peruvian Medicinal Plants. Arnaldoa 16(1):105-110. 
  • Bussmann RW, Glenn A, Sharon D, Chait G, Diaz D, Pourmand K, Jonat S, Somogy S, Guardado G, Aguirre C, Chan R, Meyer A, Townesmith A (2010). Proving that Traditional Knowledge Works, The antibacterial activity of Northern Peruvian medicinal plants. Ethnobotany Research and Applications 9:67-96.
  • Bussmann RW, Malca G, Glenn A, Sharon D, Chait G, Diaz D, Pourmand K, Jonat B, Somogny S, Guardado G, Aguirre C, Chan R, Meyer K, Kuhlman A, Townesmith A, Effio J, Frias F, Benito M (2010). Minimum inhibitory concentrations of medicinal plants used in Northern Peru as antibacterial remedies. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 132:101-108.
  • Bussmann RW, Sharon D (2015). Medicinal Plants of the Andes and the Amazon: The magic and medicinal flora of Northern Peru. Graficart, Trujillo. 
  • Bussmann RW, Sharon D (2009a). Shadows of the colonial past-diverging plant use in Northern Peru and Southern Ecuador. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 5(4):1-17.
  • Bussmann RW, Sharon D (2009b). Naming a phantom—the quest to find the identity of Ulluchu, an unidentified ceremonial plant of the Moche culture in Northern Peru. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 5(8):1-6.
  • Bussmann RW, Sharon D (2009c). From collection to market and cure-Traditional medicinal use in Northern Peru. In: Albuquerque U, Hanazaki N (Eds) Recent Development and Case Studies in Ethnobotany. pp.184-207. Nupeea, Recife.
  • Bussmann RW, Sharon D (2007b). Plants of the four winds - The magic and medicinal flora of Peru. Plantas de los cuatro vientos - La flora mágica y medicinal del Perú. Graficart, Trujillo.
  • Bussmann RW, Sharon D (2006b). Traditional plant use in Northern Peru: Tracking two thousand years of healing culture. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2(47):1-18.
  • Bussmann RW, Sharon D, Garcia M (2009). From Chamomile to Aspirin? Medicinal Plant use among clients at Laboratorios Beal in Trujillo, Peru. Ethnobotany Research and Applications 7:399-407. 
  • Bussmann RW, Sharon D, Lopez A (2007). Blending Traditional and Western Medicine, Medicinal plant use among patients at Clinica Anticona in El Porvenir, Peru. Ethnobotany Research and Applications 5:185-199.
  • Bussmann RW, Sharon D, Perez F, Díaz D, Ford T, Rasheed T, Silva R (2008). Antibacterial activity of Northern-Peruvian Medicinal Plants - a low cost laboratory approach to assess biological activity. Arnaldoa 15(1):127-148.
  • Bussmann RW, Sharon D, Vandebroek I, Jones AA, Revene Z (2007). Health for sale, the medicinal plant markets in Trujillo and Chiclayo, Northern Peru. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 3(37):1-9. 
  • Carrillo L (2012). Scientific Validation? How Bioprospecting Laboratory Practices Contribute to the Devaluation of Traditional Medicinal Knowledge. The Berkeley McNair Research Journal 19:30-46.
  • Evans S, Téllez C, Vega C (2014). Traceability of 20 Medicinal Plants in the Markets of Northern Peru. Acta Hort. (ISHS) 1030:143-150.
  • Fajardo S, Sours A (2012) Patient Surveys at EsSalud's Complementary Medicine Clinic in Trujillo, Peru. MHIRT-Peru 2012.
  • Fernández L (2009). Medicina Complementaria en la Seguridad Social: Avances, Retos y Perspectivas. In: Vergara E, Vásquez R (Eds) Medicina Tradicional: Conocimiento Milenario pp. 292-293. Museo de Arqueología, Antropología e Historia, Serie Antropologia No. 1, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad Nacional de Trujillo, Trujullo. 
  • Fernández A, Rodríguez E (2007). Etnobotánica del Perú Pre-Hispano. Ediciones Herbarium Truxillense (HUT), Universidad Nacional de Trujillo, Trujillo.
  • Gauksheim S, Nevarez M, Pon E, Sharon D (2013). Evaluation of Medicinal Plant Use at Es-Salud - Centro de Atencion Medicina Complementaria, Trujillo.
  • Glass-Coffin B, Sharon D, Uceda S (2004). Curanderos a la sombra de la Huaca de la luna. Bulletin Institute francais d’Etudes Andines 33(1):81-95.
  • López, MV (2014) Medicina Complementaria en el País [PowerPoint slides]. 
  • Mostacero J, Castillo F, Mejía F, Gamarra O, Charcape J, Ramírez R (2011). Plantas Medicinales del Perú: Taxonomía, Ecogeografía, Fenología y Etnobotánica. Asamblea Nacional de Rectores: Instituto de Estudios Universitarios “José Antonio Encinas,” Trujillo.
  • Perez F, Rodríguez F, León G, Sharon D, Bussmann RW, Willsky G, Guerrero G, Willner K, Castro I (2012.) Estudio fitoquímico y antibacteriana de mezclas de plantas medicinales. En búsqueda de nuevos componentes. Pueblo continente 23(2):339-343.
  • Revene Z, Bussmann RW, Sharon D (2008). From Sierra to Coast, Tracing the supply of medicinal plants in northern Peru - A plant collector´s tale. Ethnobotany Research & Applications 6:15-22.
  • Sánchez Garrafa R, Sánchez Garrafa R (2009). 25 Aniversario del Centro de Medicina Andina. In: Sánchez Garrafa R, Sánchez Garrafa R (Eds) Medicina Tradicional: Planteamientos y Aproximaciones pp. 375-384. CBC/CMA, Cuzco.
  • Sharon D (2009). Tuno y sus colegas: Notas comparativas. In: Vergara E,  Vásquez R (Eds) Medicina Tradicional: Conocimiento Milenario pp 255-267. Serie Antropología No 1. Museo de Arqueología, Antropología e Historia, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad Nacional de Trujillo.
  • Sharon D, Galvez C (2009). La mesa de Leoncio Carrión. In: Vergara E, Vásquez R (Eds.) Medicina Tradicional: Conocimiento Milenario pp 236-244. Serie Antropología, No 1. Museo de Arqueología, Antropología e Historia, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad Nacional de Trujillo.
  • Sharon D, Glass-Coffin B, Bussmann RW (2009). La mesa de Julia Calderón de Ávila. In: Vergara E, Vásquez R (Eds) Medicina Tradicional: Conocimiento Milenario. Serie Antropología, No 1. Museo de Arquelogía, Antropología e Historia, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad Nacional de Trujillo.
  • Smallwood A (2011) The Effects of Biopiracy on the Natural Plant Product Market: A Peruvian Case History. M.A. Thesis, San Diego State University/Latin American Studies, San Diego.
  • Smith-Hall C, Larsen HO, Pouliot M (2012). People, Plants and Health: A conceptual framework for assessing changes in medicinal plant consumption. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 8:43.  
  • Vergara E, Vásquez R (Eds) (2009). Medicina Tradicional: Conocimiento Milenario. Serie Antropología No. 1. Museo de Arqueología, Antropología e Historia, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad Nacional de Trujillo, Trujillo. 
  • Villar M, Villavicencio O (2001). Manual de Fitoterapia. Lima, OPS/OMS – EsSalud, Programa Nacional de Medicina Complementaria.