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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
Hormone regulation

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

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