The main objects of his scientific work are medicinal plants, but he is also involved in research of animal and plant physiology, analytical chemistry and molecular biology. In last 5 years he published 29 scientific articles. Apart from the scientific articles he also wrote over 60 articles on medicinal plants for popular science journals.
Member of committees: - Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products, HMPC at European Medicines Agency (EMEA) (since 2005) - Working Party on Community Monographs and Community List, MLWP at EMEA (2005 to 2007) - Committee on OTC drugs, Slovenian Public Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices (vice-chair). Member of societies: - Slovene society of natural sciences, since 1987 (member of executive board and a secretary 1999-2005). - Slovene pharmaceutical society, since 1991. - Slovene botanical society: since 1998. - European Phytochemical Society, since 1998.
Samo Kreft was born in 1972 in Ljubljana (Slovenia). He obtained his education at University of Ljubljana: master of pharmacy (1994), PhD in pharmaceutical sciences (1999), assistant professor for pharmaceutical biology (2000), associate professor for pharmaceutical biology (2005) and full professor for pharmaceutical biology (2010).
In parallel to pharmacy he also studied biology for three years. Since 1995 he is employed at the Faculty of Pharmacy (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia).