Qiao-Hong Chen, Ph.D.

Provost's Award for Distinguished Achievement in Research, Scholarship, or Creative Accomplishment, 2017-18
Department of Chemistry

“Where nature finishes producing its own species, man begins, using natural things and in harmony with this very nature, to create an infinity of species.” –Leonardo da Vinci

​Dr. Chen joined Fresno State in 2012 as a well-established medicinal chemist. She has brought that expertise to campus, establishing a well-developed research program with full student involvement at Fresno State. Her research is to maximize the therapeutic potential of medicinal natural products in possible treatment of prostate and other aggressive cancers. She has published 136 peer-reviewed journal articles; 29 of these articles reported her research at Fresno State. Her publications include 49 Fresno State student co-authors. Her group has given 81 conference presentations. Dr. Chen has secured several extramural research grants, highlighted by a $420,000 award from the National Institute of Health.