In collaboration with various research groups, the Centre has carried out scientific investigation to advance the standardization, authentication and quality control of Chinese Medicinal materials.
Ongoing projects include:
- Development of a comprehensive DNA database for herbal materials
- Investigation of the biological activities of the chemical markers of herbs listed in the Chinese Pharmacopoeia
- Investigation of the immuno-modulatory effects of the chemical markers of herbs listed in the Chinese Pharmacopoeia
- Investigation of the chemical and biological bases of herbs with antitussive effect from different plant sources