Recently, the Ministry of Education awarded the award certificates for outstanding scientific research fruits of universities (science and technology) of 2018. The program “Investigation and Appraisal, Quality Control and Regular Application of Ethnic Drugs of the South China” led by Professor Wan Dingrong from the college of pharmacy of SCUN won a second prize for scientific and technology progress, which was the only award-winning fruit of a university for nationalities as the No. 1 completion organization as well as the second time for SCUN to win such an award from the Ministry of Education in six years. In the appraisal, 120 universities nationwide won the awards as the No.1 completion organization. SCUN ranked 57th with other universities.
The team of Professor Wan Dingrong has compiled and published works such as the Records of Herbal Medicines of Hubei, the Records of Ethnic Drugs with Toxicity in China (two volumes), the Handbook of Common Tujian Medicines Prescribed by Medical Institutions and the Common Herbal Plants Unique to Wufeng of China. The team has recommended more than 100 kinds of Tujia and Miao people’s herbal medicines to the Food and Drug Administration of Hubei Province, which are included into the legal technical standard of the province and has also finished the research and development of two local pharmacy standards which contain a lot of ethnic herbal medicines as the main researchers. They have published about 200 research papers at home and abroad. The team has achieved a lot of innovative research fruits such as the appraisal of special ethnic medicines of South China (including Tujia, Miao and Dai people’s ethnic medicines), quality control and regular application. Their achievements have won wide recognition from the industry and been promoted continuously in drug test and medical institutions and producers of TCM and ethnic medicines prepared in small pieces for decoction, which have played a great role in guaranteeing the safety and effectiveness of medicines for the people of ethnic regions, promoting the research and development and industrialization progress of ethnic medicines and promoting the development of ethnic medicine undertaking of China.
It’s reported that the Award for Outstanding Scientific Research Fruits of Universities (Science and Technology) is appraised once annually among colleges and universities nationwide, which are divided into award for natural science, award for technical inventions, award for scientific progress and award for youth science, mainly rewarding the individuals and organizations with prominent achievements in science and technology.
(Edited by Chen Pengbin,source: Institute of Scientific Research and Development)