home research area
site map site map
the institute the institute
research areas research areas
BRI traditional chinese medicine center BRI traditional chinese medicine center
current research projects current research projects
achievements highlights achievements highlights
publication list publication list
collaborations collaborations
events & news events & news
contact us contact us
HKUST HKUST
traditional chinese medicine center

Bioassay and Drug Development Group

Since TCM has demonstrated its effectiveness in the treatment of ailments and diseases over its long history of empirical use, they are very likely to possess natural products of potential therapeutic value. BRI is utilizing this wealth of empirical experience and the vast variety of TCMs to conduct a knowledge-based drug discovery effort. Biological assays are being utilized to screen TCM products and botanicals for therapeutically active compounds.



Current Studies
Evaluate the efficacy of TCM products
Investigate and understand the underlying mechanisms of actions governing TCM products
Identify TCM products with therapeutic potentials
Identify active fractions for development
Discover lead compounds for new drug development

 

 

Focused Therapeutic Areas
Neurodegenerative diseases, such as:
Alzheimer's Disease
Parkinsons's Disease
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Pain and drug addiction
Stroke
Epilepsy
Cancer
Hormone regulation
Immunomodulation
Anti-ageing
   


[ Bioassay and Drug Development ] [ Safety and Standardization ] [ Reformulation and Pharmaceutics ]

 
Site Map | The Institute | Research Areas | BRI Traditional Chinese Medicine Center |
Current Research Projects | Achievement Highlights | Publication List | Collaborations | Events & News |
Contact Us | HKUST | Home