Hubiao Chen graduated from Hunan Normal University, Hunan, China, in 1983. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Beijing Medical University, Beijing, China, in 1988. From 1989 to 2006, he served at the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University Health Science Center, China, as a Lecturer (1989), Associate Professor (1990), and Professor (1997). During that period, he also went to Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, Japan, as a Visiting Scholar in 1995 and worked as an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan, from 2000 to 2002. Since 2006, he has been working at the School of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Baptist University Kowloon, Hong Kong. Over the years, he has specialized in research in plant taxonomy and chemistry of natural products and scientific research into the resource and quality assessment of Chinese medicinal materials. He has published over 120 associated papers in domestic and international journals. He also serves as a member of the editorial board for several professional publications and has written more than 30 books that are related to plant taxonomy, medicinal botany, and Chinese herbal medicines.
Biography Updated on 10 November 2013