Graduate Institute of Pharmacognosy

  • No. 250 Wu-Xing Street

    11031 Taipei

Organization profile

Organisation profile

Graduate Institute of Pharmacognosy was established in1992. The first chairman was professor Yen Kun-Ying. Through 22 sessions, Institute has been educating over 197 Masters.

The research of Graduate Institute of Pharmacognosy cultivates outstanding professionals for industry, research and professional practice. Our research focuses on isolation and structural chemistry of medical herbs, and the development of Chinese herbs and functional foods for anti-hypertension, anti-hepatitis, anti-hyperglycemia, anti-cancer, and immune regulation. By the cooperation with government and biotechnology industry, pharmacognosy development can fit up with people’s need and government’s policy. In education, the core value is applying pharmacognosy, crude drugs development, and clinical research on Chinese herbal medicine. Students are instructed the ability to research chemical substances and reactivity of Chinese herbal medicine as well as skills for isolating and analyzing the structures of natural products, natural products pharmacology, molecular mechanisms and knowledge associated with applying Chinese herbal medicine to clinical medical needs. After graduation, students seek careers associated with Chinese herbal medicine or biotechnology.

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    Projects

    類薑黃素誘導人類大腸癌細胞株計畫性死亡探討

    Hou, W.

    3/1/202/28/21

    Project: C - Project of Alliances - Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital

    利用內生性報告基因轉殖鼠以開發第一型糖尿病之治療藥物及其應用策略

    Chuang, K.

    1/1/2012/31/20

    Project: A - Government Institutiona - National Health Research Institutes

    Research Output

    Acetylcholinesterase inhibitory activity and neuroprotection: In vitro, molecular docking, and improved learning and memory functions of demethylcurcumin in scopolamine-induced amnesia ICR mice

    Liu, Y. H., Lee, C. J., Chen, L. C., Lee, T. L., Hsieh, Y. Y., Han, C. H., Yang, C. H., Huang, W. J. & Hou, W. C., Mar 2020, In : Food and Function. 11, 3, p. 2328-2338 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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