About the School
Welcome to School of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Zhengzhou University. The school has two majors: Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmaceutics and enrolls 220 bachelors and 150 graduate students every year. The school has a faculty and staff team of 104 members, including 19 professors, 33 associate professors, 1 academician, 3 distinguished professors by Henan Province, more than 20 adjunct professors, 7 doctoral program advisors, and 57 master program advisors. Among them, 57 teachers own doctoral degree. The school was approved to grant primary pharmaceutical Master degree for Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacognosy, Microbiology and Biochemical Pharmacy, and Pharmacy Administration. Medicinal Chemistry provides doctoral program. Pharmaceutical Sciences has been approved as a key discipline by Henan Province, listed as key developing discipline in the 211 project, and offers postdoctoral training program. Pharmaceutical Analysis is the excellent course in Henan Province.
The school possesses multiple research platforms, including Key Lab for Critical Technology of Drug Preparation by the Ministry of Education, National Center for Safety Evaluation of Pre-clinical Drugs, Lab for Drug Quality Control and Analysis in the joint project by the state and provinces, Henan Key Lab for Drug Quality Control and Analysis, Henan Research Center for Chemical Drug Engineering, Henan Research Center for Traditional Drug Preparation Technology, Henan Research Center for University Pharmaceutical Engineering, Zhengzhou Key Lab for Pharmaceutics.
The school has established a number of technical platforms and is equipped with state-of-the-art instruments for pharmaceutical research, including 400 MHz nuclear magnetic resonance spectrophotometers (NMR), liquid chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry instruments (LC/MS), Q-TOF Micro high resolution MS, small animal imaging system, Nano-fluorescent imaging system, Zeta-sizer, Multi-functional plate-reader, Flow cytometry, ultra-speed centrifuge, FT-IR, polarimeter, UPLCs, etc., which worth more than 30 million CNY in total. The school undertakes more than 30 national research projects, including key projects from National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), national “863” projects, National Key Technologies R&D Programs, and State project for essential drug research and development, which provide about 10 million funding each year. The school has obtained 5 novel drug approvals, more than 30 issued patents, and has published 500 research papers and 20 textbooks. The school has focused on technology transition to pharmaceutical industry and has developed more than 20 new products, which resulted in good social and economic impact.
The school emphases the construction of teaching, research, and technical platforms based on the needs of society and unmet issues. On the other hand, The School has extensive cooperation and communication with universities, research institutes, and pharmaceutical enterprises world widely by utilizing discipline resources from the University. So far, the school is very capable to discover and develop novel drugs, from drug synthesis, novel pharmaceutics, drug analysis, to the evaluation of pharmacology and drug safety. The first-class teaching and research environment here provides good platform to educate comprehensive and top-level students in pharmaceutical sciences.
Update Date: 2015.01