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Chen Shizhong


Chen Shizhong

Professor of Pharmacognosy


Research Areas

New pharmaceutical preparations of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Pharmacognosy

The analysis and activity of natural medicines.


Education & Positions

University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), B.S., 1994

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D., 2000

Shanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, B.Sc., 1982.7

China Pharmaceutical University, Ph. D 1994

Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University 1993.1-1994.8

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, Postdoctoral Fellow, 1994.9-1996.8

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, Professor, 1996.9

Editorial board member, Modern Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2016

Editorial board member, Journal of Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, 2016


Faculty Accolades

Director, China Medical Association of Minorities, 2016

Second and Third prize of National Prize for Progress in Science and Technology,

First prize of Science and Technology Progress Award, Chinese Medicine Council.  


Research Interests

There are more than 10 research projects of the National "8-12th Five-Year" Project, the Ministry of Science and Technology project, the National "973" Project and the Chinese Medicine Administration and the Pharmacopoeia Committee. Guided more than 25 graduated students and published more than 100 papers and wrote 8 books.


Grants and fundings

Study on quality standard of Caryophylli Fructus, Jasmine and Apocynum venetum of revision of 2020 edition of the Chinese Pharmacopoeia Chinese Pharmacopoeia CommissionPrincipal Investigator

Rapid detection technology for active components of natural medicines - Discovery Technology of natural active components based on molecular biological chromatography and biomimetic microfluidic chip, (State Scientific and Technological Commission)




1. Acute and subchronic toxicities in dogs and genotoxicity of honokiol microemulsion. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology. 95 (2018) 362-370.

2. An on-line analytical approach for detecting haptens in Shuang-huang -lian powder injection. Journal of Chromatography A. 1513 (2017) 126-139.

3. Rapid screening and identification of compounds with DNA-bindingactivity from Folium Citri Reticulatae using on-line HPLC–DAD –MS ncoupled with a post column fluorescence detection system. Food Chemistry. 192 (2016) 250-259.

4. Development of propidium iodide as a fluorescence probe for theon-line screening of non-specific DNA-intercalators in FufangBanbianlian Injection. Journal of Chromatography A. 1463 (2016) 102–109.

5. Rapid screening of transferrin-binders in the flowers of Bauhinia blakeana Dunn by on-line high-performance liquid chromatography–diode-array detector-electrosprayionization–ion-trap-time-of-flight–mass spectrometry–transferrin– fluorescence detection system. Journal of Chromatography A. 1450 (2016) 17–28.