Associate Professor

Phone: 027-83692745

Email: zqtcm@163.com

Academic Areas: Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics

Research Interests: Contents determination and quality analysis of chemical composition in medicines, Pharmacological activity of novel plant compounds, New pharmaceutical technology

Academic Degrees

Postdoc in Pharmaceutics, 2012, University of Minnesota, America;

B.S. in Pharmacy, 1992, and M.S in Pharmacy, 2001, Hubei Univ of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Wuhan, China.

PhD in Pharmacology, 2009, Huazhong Univ Sci Tech, Wuhan, China

Professional Experience

Associate Professor (2009-present); Tongji School of Pharmacy , HUST, China 

Lecture (2001-2009); Tongji School of Pharmacy , HUST, China 

Pharmacist (1992-1998);Hubei Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China.

Selected Publications

  1. Qun Zhou, Limin Shi, Sayantan Chattoraj, Changquan Calvin Sun. Preparation and characterization of surface-engineered coarse microcrystalline cellulose through dry coating with silica nanoparticles. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2012, 101(11):4258-4266. 
  2. Qun Zhou*, Jingjing Wang, Beidi Meng, Junqi Cheng, Guoping Lin*, Dan Zhen, Jiachun Chen. Distribution and sources of organochlorine pesticides in agricultural soils from central China. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2013, 93: 163-170. 
  3. Jianqun Yuan, Limin Shi, Wei-Jhe Sun, Jiachun Chen, Qun Zhou*, Changquan Calvin Sun*. Enabling direct compression of formulated danshen powder by surface engineering. Powder technology, 2013, 241: 211-218. 
  4. Qun Zhou, Limin Shi, William Marinaro, Qun Lu, Changquan Calvin Sun*. Improving manufacturability of an ibuprofen powder blend by surface coating with silica nanoparticles. Powder technology. 2013, 249:290–296. 
  5. Qun Zhou, Jianqiu Zhou, Jiachun Chen, Xiaogang Wang. Karyotype analysis of medicinal plant Liriope spicata var. prolifera (Liliaceae). Biologia. 2009, 64 (4): 680-683.
  6. Xingchu  Gong,  Shao-Yu  Chang,  Frederick  Osei-Yeboah,  Shubhajit  Paul, Sathyanarayana  Reddy  Perumalla,  Limin  Shi,  Wei-Jhe  Sun,  Qun  Zhou, Changquan  Calvin  Sun*. Dependence  of  tablet  brittleness  on  tensile  strength  and  porosity. International  Journal  of  Pharmaceutics. 2015, 493:208-213.
  7. Zhiping Wang, Junbiao Wu, Qun Zhou, Hua Fan, Yifei Wang, Tongsheng Chen. In Vitro and in Vivo Antitumor Efficacy of Curcumol Nanosuspension Against H22 Tumor. Advanced Materials Research Vols, 2014, 998-999:151-155.
  8. Zhiping Wang, Qun Zhou, Hua Fan, Yifei Wang. Preparation of lyophilized powder of oral Pueraria flavonoids nanosuspension and determination of dissolution rates of its four effective components. Chinese Traditional and Herbal Drugs, 2014, 45 (5): 635-641.
  9. Luan Yuan Tian, Jia Chun Chen*, Jin Bo Fang, Qun Zhou, Xue Bai, Jian Qiu Zhou, Xiang Hong Chen. A New Monosaccharide from Swertia punicea Hemsl. Chinese Chemical Letters. 2009, 20:684-686.
  10. Xianghong Chen, Xue Bai, Yihui Liu, Luanyuan Tian, Jianqiu Zhou, Qun Zhou, Jinbo Fang, Jiachun Chen*.Anti-diabetic effects of water extract and crude polysaccharides from tuberous root of Liriope spicata var. prolifera in mice. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 2009, 122(2):205-209.
  11. Xue Bai, Xianghong Chen, Yihui Liu, Luanyuan Tian, Qun Zhou, Shenghong Liu, Jinbo Fang, Jiachun Chen*. Effects of water extract and crude polysaccharides from Liriope spicata var. prolifera onInsR/IRS-1/PI3K pathway and glucose metabolism in mice. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 2009, 125: 482-486
  12. ZhipingWang,JunbiaoWu,Qun Zhou,YifeiWang,Tongsheng Chen, Berberine Nanosuspension Enhances Hypoglycemic Efficacy on Streptozotocin Induced Diabetic C57BL/6 Mice, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Vol 2015, 2015
  13. Yanhong Yu, Wenliang Lu, Jiajia Li, Changquan Calvin Sun, Qun Zhou. Research about improving flowability of powder of Chinese herbs extracts by surface modification technology. China Journal of Chinese Material Medical, 2014, 39(23):4590-4595.
  14. Zhiping Wang, Qun Zhou, Hua Fan, Yifei Wang. Preparation of lyophilized powder of oral Pueraria flavonoids nanosuspension and determination of dissolution rates of its four effective components. Chinese Traditional and Herbal Drugs, 2014,45(5):635-641.
  15. Qianxia Fu, Qun Zhou, Zhiping Wang, Hua Fan. Preparation of Pueraria flavonoids nanosuspension and the research of its  hypoglycemic effects. Lishizhen Medicine and Materia Medica Research, 2014, 25(11):2664-2666.
  16. Xiangping Meng,Qun Zhou, Zhiping Wang, Yifei Wang. Preparation of lyophilized powder in oral Pueraria flavonoids loaded solid lipid nanoparticles and determination of release rate of its four effective components. Chinese Traditional and Herbal Drugs, 2014,45(17):2467-2474.

Courses Taught

Pharmacognosy

Project

  1. Research about traditional Chinese medicine extract powder modified by nanocoating technology (Fund projects of natural science of Hubei Province, 2015CFB495, 2015.1-2016.12)
  2. Research about new coating modification technology of Chinese herbal medicine extract powder(Independent innovation fund of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 2015QN157, 2015.1-2016.12)
  3. Research about Circaea mollis alcohol extract on rat adjuvant arthritis effect and mechanism(Innovation and entrepreneurship training program of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 11,2015.1-2015.12)
  4. Remediation technology of soil contaminated with heavy metals( Scientific research project on environmental protection of Hubei Province, 2016.1-2016.12)
  5. Co-crystal preparation and solubility improvement of Salvianolic acid B (Innovation and entrepreneurship training program of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 2016.1-2016.12)
  6. Research about the relationship between tobacco leaf tissue morphology and quality traits(National Tobacco Monopoly Bureau Key subsidy project "high quality and disease resistant white rib tobacco new variety selective breeding", 110200601004, subproject, 2006.9-2010.12)
  7. Gas chromatographic method for determination of organochlorine pesticide residues in tobacco planting soil(China Tobacco standardization research project, YC/T-19 number [2009]100, 2009.1-2010.12)
  8. Surface engineered microcrystalline cellulose for direct compression (University of Minnesota research program, 2011.5-2012.5)
  9. Surface Engineering of an Ibuprofen Formulation for Superior Manufacturability (The United States pharmaceutical company Merck, 2011.8-2012.6)
  10. Research about anti diabetic effect and resource quality of six kinds of Swertia plants produced in Hubei (NSFC, 30970282, 2010.01-2012.12)
  11. Preclinical study on new drugs of Radix Ophiopogonis Polysaccharide(Major new drug discovery, 2011ZX09102-004-02, Major project, 2011.1-2013.12)
  12. Research about Chinese herbal compound drug candidate of "diabetes in drinking water" prescription for the treatment of type II diabetes. (Major projects of technological innovation in Hubei Province)
  13. Preclinical Study of compound Smilax scobinicaulis capsule(Hubei Furen Pharmacy project, 2008.11-2014.12)
  14. Research about hypoglycemic effect and structure of uniform polysaccharide in Hubei geoherbs Ophiopogon japonicus(NSFC, 30873373, 2009.1-2011.12)
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