Research Fund


Key Research Projects Funded by the

Macau Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT)

1. Mechanistic studies of active compounds-combination from Chinese medicine for minimising and treating cardio-cerebrovascular complications

2. Study of Holistic Actions of Representative Tonic and Heat-Dispersing Chinese Medicinal Herbs Using A Gut Microbiota-Targeted Strategy

3. Chemical and Pharmacological Study on a Novel Fungus from Natural Cordyceps Sinensis

4. Key Technologies of Innovative Chinese Medicine based on Network Pharmacology and Molecular Pharmaceutics

5. Characterization, structural optimization and mechanistic study of the neuroprotective components from Chinese medicine for minimising and treating Parkinson’s disease complications

6. Pharmacological Study of the Chinese Herb Pair Radix Puerariae-Salvia miltiorrhiza Bunge in Ameliorating Insulin Resistance and Endothelial Dysfunction

7. Establishment and optimization of key technologies for systematic screening of Chinese medicine based on multi-targets property

8. Using patient-specific induced pluripotent stem cells to establish drug screening platforms for neurodegenerative diseases


Key Research Projects Funded by the University of Macau Research Grant

1. Pharmaceutical Key Technology Studies Based on System Pharmacology for Innovative Chinese Medicine

2. Characterization and mechanistic study of the bioactive components from selected Chinese medicine for neuroprotective activities

3. Study on Key Techniques for Quality Control of Polysaccharides from Selected Chinese Medicines

4. Discovery and mechanistic studies of bioactive compounds from Chinese pharmacopeia formulae (Fufang) for angiogenesis and cardio-cerebrovascular protective activities

5. Anti-cancer effect and mechanism study of MAM, a natural product isolated from Polygonum cuspidatum

6. Dual mediated functional nanoparticle platform for hydrophobic active ingredients in Chinese medicine for targeted liver cancer therapy


Key Research Projects Funded by National and Overseas Research Grants

1. Mechanistic studies on controlling cell division and maintaining stemness of stem cells during development

2. EURASIACAT: Advanced Education European-Asiatic Exchange Programme in Materials Science and Catalysis