Over 100 Chinese medicine professionals and scholars gather at HKBU to discuss quality control of valuable Chinese medicines


逾百中醫業界學者聚首浸大研討香港名貴中藥質量控制

Date: 04 Apr 2018 (Wednesday)

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Over 100 Chinese medicine professionals and scholars gather at HKBU to discuss quality control of valuable Chinese medicines

逾百中醫業界學者聚首浸大 研討香港名貴中藥質量控制

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM), the School and the Hong Kong Authentication Centre of Dendrobii Officinalis Caulis (HKACDOC) jointly organised the 2018 Hong Kong Summit on Quality Control of Valuable Chinese Medicines. Held on 24 March 2018, the Summit attracted more than 160 representatives and guests from government departments, industry, academia, and scientific research communities to discuss the resources and quality control of highly prized Chinese medicines, including goat bezoar, Cordyceps, Donkey-hide gelatin, and dendrobii officinalis caulis. The Summit aimed at promoting the understanding of the standardisation and quality control of traditional Chinese medicines and strengthening exchange and collaboration between multiple communities.
 
A total of five experts and scholars were invited to deliver lectures at the Summit: Professor Zhao Zhongzhen, Associate Dean of the School of Chinese Medicine, HKBU, spoke on “Clarifying the origin of Houzao”; Professor Shaw Pang-chui, School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, shared on “Authentication of valuable herbs and products by DNA technology”; Professor Zhou Xiangshan, National Engineering Research Center for Gelatin-based Traditional Chinese Medicine, highlighted “The history, resources, and innovative research of Ejiao”; Professor Cao Hui, National Engineering Research Center for Modernisation of Traditional Chinese Medicine, elaborated on “Research on the resources of Cordyceps”; and Dr Han Quanbin, HKACDOC and Associate Professor of the School of Chinese Medicine, HKBU, discussed the “Discovery and application of polysaccharide marker of Dendrobii Officinalis Caulis”.
 
The Summit is held once a year to provide a platform for exchange and sharing of novel researches and the application of quality control of valuable Chinese medicines, and to contribute to the sustainable development of the Chinese medicine industry in Hong Kong.
 

為慶祝學院今年成立二十周年,中醫藥學院與香港鐵皮石斛檢定中心於3月24日聯合舉辦2018香港名貴中藥質量控制產學研峰會,吸引來自政府機構、業界、學界和科研界逾160名代表出席,對現有名貴中藥如猴棗、冬蟲夏草、阿膠與鐵皮石斛等的資源調查及質量控制進行深入探討,藉此促進各界對中藥標準化與質量控制的認識,加強產學研各界的交流。
 
五位中港兩地的專家學者應邀於峰會上進行演說,包括浸大中醫藥學院副院長趙中振教授主講「猴棗正本清源」;香港中文大學生命科學學院邵鵬柱教授分享「DNA技術在貴重藥材鑒定中的應用」;膠類中藥國家工程技術研究中心主任周祥山教授暢談「阿膠歷史、藥材資源及科技創新」;中藥現代化國家工程技術研究中心主任曹暉教授剖析「冬蟲夏草的資源調查」;以及香港鐵皮石斛檢定中心負責人兼浸大中醫藥學院副教授韓全斌博士講解「鐵皮石斛多糖標誌物的發現和應用」。
 
該峰會將每年舉辦一次,旨在建立一個專注於名貴中藥質量控制研究與應用的交流平臺,為促進香港名貴中藥行業的持續發展作出貢獻。