Traditional Chinese Pharmacy

Release date:2015-12-25  Release:

School of Traditional Chinese Pharmacy originated from Faculty of Pharmacognosy of East-China College of Pharmacy. At the beginning of the 1980s, its name was changed to Department of Traditional Chinese Pharmacy. In 1985, with the approval of the State Education Commission, the newly constructed Nanjing College of Traditional Chinese Pharmacy merged with Nanjing College of Pharmacy in 1986, and then adopted its current name.

The School of Traditional Chinese Pharmacy offers many degree programs covering a wide range of disciplines, including the doctoral program of the first-level discipline of Traditional Chinese Pharmacy, doctoral programs of the second-level disciplines of Pharmacognosy, Medicinal Chemistry of Natural Products and Integrated Studies of Chinese Traditional and Western Medicine (Pharmacy). It has seven teaching and research sections, three research laboratories, three undergraduate experiment centers, a pharmaceutical museum and a medicinal herb garden. There are three undergraduate programs in the school, i.e., Chinese Materia Medica, Traditional Chinese Medicine Resources and Development and Traditional Chinese Pharmaceutics. Chinese Materia Medica is a National-Level Special Program and Traditional Chinese Medicine Resources and Development is a brand program of Jiangsu Province.

The School of Traditional Chinese Pharmacy has a team of 130 faculty members, in which there are 24 professors, 30 associate professors and associate research fellows, including two Changjiang Scholars distinguished professors, three National-Level Science Fund distinguished young scholar winners and two national-level New Century Talents Project candidates. In recent years, the School of Traditional Chinese Pharmacy has undertaken “Significant New Drug Creation” major national science and technology projects, National Natural Science Foundation Projects and many other provincial and ministerial-level key research projects. It has successfully developed a group of innovative products, represented by Ding Jia-yi’s cosmetics series, acehytisine hydrochloride Yiqifumai freeze-dried powder and ginkgolide injection.