Director, Department of Medicinal Plant Development, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences
Prof. Shi-Lin Chen is the director of Institute of Medicinal Plant Development (IMPLAD), Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College and the director of the WHO Center for Collaboration on Traditional Medicine. Prof. Chen obtained his PhD from Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and he has been the Visiting Professor in Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Having been trained in Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Prof. Chen is concurrently acting as the editor of Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica, Chinese medicines and Chinese Herbal Medicine , He has so far published more than 200 scientific papers and a few books. Research interests: Development and utilization of medicinal plant resources.