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Education

  • 2001-2005 Ph.D., Biological Sciences-Genetics & Complex Diseases, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Harvard University
  • 1986-1993 M.D., School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University

Experience

Postdoctoral Training

  • 2005-2007 Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Medicine and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
  • 2005-2007 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Surgery and Center for Bioengineering & Tissue Regeneration, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • 1998-2000 Clinical Fellow, Division of Critical Care, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1996-1998 Chief Resident, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1993-1996 Resident, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan

Academic Appointments

  • 2022.11- Director, Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University
  • 2022.07- Joint Investigator, National Institute of Cancer Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
  • 2021.01- Professor, Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University
  • 2017-2022 Joint Associate Investigator, National Institute of Cancer Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
  • 2014.08- Associate Professor, Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University
  • 2014- Associate Professor of Medicine, Graduate Institute of Clinical Research, School of Medicine, TMU
  • 2014-2017 Associate Investigator, National Institute of Cancer Research, National Health Research Institutes
  • 2008-2013 Assistant Investigator, National Institute of Cancer Research, National Health Research Institutes
  • Clinical Appointments
  • 2008.08-2014.07 Assistant Professor, Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University
  • 2007.09-2008.07 Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Taipei Medical University

Clinical Appointments

  • 2017- Deputy Director, Integrative Therapy Center for Gastroenterological Cancers, Wan Fan Hospital, Taipei Medical University
  • 2019-2023 Director, Clinical Research Center, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University
  • 2008.08-2017.10 Attending Physician, National Institute of Cancer Research, National Health Research Institutes
  • 2009-2017 Attending Physician, Division of Hematology-oncology, Department of Medicine, National Cheng-Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
  • 2000.10-2004.09 Attending Physician, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital
  • 1993.09-2000.09 Resident  Physician, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital

Awards

  • 2019 Research Dissertation Award - Clinical Research Award and Large Project Research Awards, Taipei Medical University
  • 2018 Outstanding Research Award (Life Science), Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), Taiwan
  • 2018 The 5th Kobayashi's Foundation Award, Kobayashi Foundation for Cancer Research, Japan
  • 2017 Ta-Cheng Tung's Basic Cancer Research Award, Taiwan Oncology Society
  • 2017 The Breast Journal Award, Wiley-Blackwell, USA
  • 2016 Research Prize, NCKUH, Taiwan
  • 2014 Young Scientist Research Achievement Award, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
  • 2014 Research Prize, NCKUH, Taiwan
  • 2012 Merit Award, Asian Clinical Oncology Society (ACOS)
  • 2005 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA
  • 2004 Harvard Presidential Scholar, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
  • 2004 Glenn/AFAR Scholar, American Federation for Aging Research, USA
  • 2001-2003 Government Scholar, Ministry of Education (MOE), Taiwan
  • 2001 Scholarship of the Ivy Association for Cultural and Educational Exchange, Taiwan
  • 1999 Research Prize, TVGH, Taiwan

Research Interests

  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Cancer Stem Cells
  • Cancer Molecular Medicine
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Cancer Treatment Resistance
  • Cancer Experimental Treatment 
  • Neoplasm

Other

Medical Licensure

  • 2011 ECFMG Certificate, USA
  • 1999 Board Certified, Gastroenterology, Taiwan
  • 1999 Board Certified, Digestive Endoscopy, Taiwan
  • 1996 Board Certified, Internal Medicine, Taiwan

Memberships

  • 2015- Taiwan Oncology Society
  • 2013- American Association for Cancer Research
  • 2006- The American Society for Cell Biology
  • 2006- Harvard Alumni Association
  • 1999- The Digestive Endoscopy Society of Taiwan
  • 1999- The Gastroenterology Society of Taiwan
  • 1996- Taiwan Society of Internal Medicine

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