Founded in 1986, Pharmacological College is one of the oldest schools of the university. Formerly the Department of Chinese Medicine, it was renamed as the Department of Pharm
Founded in 1986, Pharmacological College is one of the oldest schools of the university. Formerly the Department of Chinese Medicine, it was renamed as the Department of Pharmaceutics in 1999 and then again renamed as School of Pharmaceutics in 2006. The school offered the vocational specialty of Chinese medicine in 1986, the Chinese medicine undergraduate specialty in 1994, the pharmaceutical preparation specialty in 2000, the pharmaceutics specialty in 2001, the food science and engineering specialty in 2003, and the medical herb cultivation and certification specialty. Currently, the school has five undergraduate specialties, three research institutes of pharmaceutical preparation, Chinese medicine resources and pharmacology respectively, five faulty offices for pharmaceutical analysis, pharmaceutical chemistry, food, mathematics, and Chinese medicine, as well as six Zhejiang province key laboratories such as the Chinese medical preparation laboratory and Chinese medicine resource engineering laboratory, etc.; it has two tier-one-discipline postgraduate study programs for Chinese medicine and pharmaceutics, one Chinese medicine doctorate program and one Chinese medicine postdoctoral mobile research station; it is one of the few colleges that have in place a rather complete list of medical disciplines, are concentrated both in Chinese and western medicines, and capable of cultivation high-level talents including college students, masters and doctors.