Director, Laboratory of TCM for Brain Diseases
Chen is the Head of Center for Translational Systems Biology and Neuroscience and Director of the Key Laboratory of TCM for Brain Diseases at Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine. He obtained PhD in Psychology at Rutgers University at 2004. Since appointed as the Jiangsu Distinguished Professor at 2012, he has established a cutting-edge lab to decipher the scientific basis by which TCM treats complex brain disorders, using multidisciplinary approaches particularly the neurobiological, systems biological, phytomedicine and modern quantitative genetics technologies. His team has published more than 16 papers on treatment of depression using TCM herbal formula and/or bioactive ingredients in international journals, including 3 in Scientific Reports. He is currently the committee member of International Brain and Behavior Genetic Society (IBANGS) and has been invited to talk and chair in many international scientific conferences.
Translational Systems Biology, Neuroscience, TCM for Brain Diseases, phytomedicine