THE DIRECTOR OF THE WHO CENTER

 
 
Professor CHEN Shilin, the Director of the Institute of Chinese Materia Medica, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, now also works as the Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Traditional Medicine, Academician of International Academy of Sciences for Europe and Asia, Vice President of the Consortium for Globalization of Chinese Medicine, Visiting Professor of Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Japan and University of Macau, China, Team Leader of Changjiang Scholars and Innovation Team, Ministry of Education(MOE), Co-Editor-in-Chief of Pharm Crops. He was trained at Royal Botanic Garden, Kews, U.K. and used to be visiting professor of Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China. He has firstly in the world established the DNA Barcoding identification system for Chinese herbal medicine species, and he has written some related works, including Standard DNA barcodes of Chinese Materia Medica in Chinese Pharmacopoeia. He has so far published totally more than 400 academic works, including 200 SCI papers on famous academic journals, such as Nature Commun, Biotech Adv and PNAS. His academic works have been cited more than 10,000 times, H-index: 50. He has been honored the Wujieping Award for Medical Innovation, the Star of Nobel Prize and Agilent Thought Leadership Award, etc.