Prof. Ke-wu Zeng from State Key Laboratory of Natural and Biomimetic Drugs, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China, reviewed the research progress during 2018 for pharmacological studies on traditional medicine and active natural products from China and countries outside China. He found that medicine against cancers and diabetes were the most popular issues. Other hot issues included cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes and metabolic diseases, and so on. The emphasis is on bioactive compounds and extracts from traditional herbs, as well as the novel molecular targets and mechanisms.
Cite: Ke-Wu Zeng. Annual advances of integrative pharmacology in 2018. Traditional Medicine Research, 2019, 4(2): 56-67.