Chun-Tao Che

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Dr. Chun-Tao Che is the Norman R. Farnsworth Professor of Pharmacognosy in the College of Pharmacy and the Director of the WHO Collaborating Center for Traditional Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has been active in the search for novel and active substances from natural sources, in particular, Chinese medicinal plants, as well as establishing quality standards for herbal drugs and botanical products. He has published over 250 research papers in the areas of pharmacognosy, natural products, and Chinese medicine.