Scientific Research

An overview of the science and technology work of Henan University of Chinese Medicine

Henan University of Chinese Medicine attaches great importance to scientific and technological work, pays attention to the construction of institutions and mechanisms, carries out a wide range of scientific research and academic activities, and has made a series of achievements.

1.The science and technology strength improving rapidly, and the science and technology achievements becoming fruitful

Through the unremitting efforts of the majority of teachers and students throughout the university, our university has achieved remarkable and fruitful results in science and technology. In recent 5 years, 1,404 scientific research projects have been undertaken, including 122 national projects, such as the “12th Five-year” National Science and Technology Support Program, the Major National Science and Technology Project, the National Key New Drug Creation Science and Technology Project, the National 973 Project, the National Natural Science Foundation, the National Social Science Foundation and the National Soft Science Project and 336 provincial and ministerial projects, with a total funding of 167 million RMB. The faculty has won 1 first prize and 3 second prizes of the National Scientific and Technological Progress Award, and 81 provincial and ministerial scientific research prizes. It obtained 367 state-granted patents, in which 220 patents were granted for invention. 14,728 academic papers have been published, among which 1223 papers have been indexed by SCI, EI or ISTP. The faculty also published 528 academic monographs (or translated books) and textbooks (being the editor in chief).

2. Focusing on building science and technology innovation platform and continuously improving the scientific research level

The Henan University of Chinese Medicine pays attention to the construction of science and technology innovation platform and has built a number of laboratories and research bases with better scientific research conditions. At present, the university has two national scientific research bases, such as the International Science and Technology Cooperation Base of the Ministry of Science and Technology and the National TCM Clinical Research Base, 28 provincial and ministerial research centers and key laboratories, including the Key Laboratory and Tertiary Laboratory of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine. The school has six major public research platforms such as the Analytical and Testing Center, the Pharmacodynamics and Toxicology Experiment Center, the Chinese Medicine Molecular Biology Experimental Center, the Pathological Experimental Center, the Animal Experimental Center and the Medical Immunology Key Laboratory, as well as the Key Discipline Open Laboratory of Chinese Internal Medicine.

3. Paying attention to the cultivation of academic leaders and establishing a number of scientific and technological innovation team

In recent years, the school has continuously promoted the construction of a qualified talent team, and has trained a group of hard-working academic leaders and backbones with high academic standards, innovative spirits, organization and management skills, which has provided a good protection for talents and remarkable achievements in the scientific and technological work.

Up to now, the school has 13 provincial science and technology teams, 15 departmental teams, 1 national leader of the Leading Talents Project, 2 Outstanding Young and Middle-aged Experts granted by the National Talents Project, 3 New Century Excellent Talents Support Program granted by the Ministry of Education, 31 talents granted by provincial scientific research talent projects, such as Henan science and technology innovation outstanding talent plan, and 2 Central Plains scholars.