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Yung-Sheng Huang

Yung-Sheng Huang, Chinese, Canadian biochemist. Achievements include 6 patents in field. Visiting industrial fellow National Science & Engineering Research Council Canada, 1987-1988; recipient Distinguished Achievement award Canada Chines Institute Arts and Technology, 1993.

Background

  • Huang, Yung-Sheng was born on January 24, 1945 in Taoyuan, Taiwan. Came to the United States, 1969. Son of Chi-Hsiu and Luan-chi (Tseng) Huang.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1967. Master of Science, University Notre Dame, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Fordham University, 1974.

    Career

    • Senior investigator, assistant director atherosclerosis Research Clinical Research Institute Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1974-1982. Director lipid biochemistry Efamol Research Institute, Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1982-1993. Senior research scientist Ross Products division Abbott Laboratories, Columbus, Ohio, since 1993.

      Visiting professor department health studies University Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 1987-1988, adjunct professor, since 1988. Adjunct professor department human nutrition and food management Ohio State University, Columbus, since 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include 6 patents in field.

    Works

    • Editor: Gamma-linolenic acid, metabolism and its role in nutrition and medicine, 1995, Lipids in Infant Nutrition, 1998.

    Membership

    Fellow American College Nutrition, National Academy Clinical Biochemistry. Member American Oil Chemists Society (division health and nutrition, vice chairman 1994-1996, chairman 1996-1998), International Society Studies on Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (vice president since 1988).

    Connections

    • Married Judith Chu-Chi, July 2, 1969. Children: Anne, Allen.
    • father: Chi-Hsiu Huang
    • mother: Luan-chi (Tseng) Huang
    • spouse: Judith Chu-Chi
    • children: Anne Huang
    • Allen Huang
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    Born January 24, 1945
    (age 72)
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    • 1967
      National Taiwan University
    • 1972
      University Notre Dame
    • 1974
      Fordham University
    • 1974 - 1982
      Senior, director atherosclerosis Research Clinical Research Institute Montreal
      Quebec, Canada
    • 1974 - 1982
      assistant, director atherosclerosis Research Clinical Research Institute Montreal
      Quebec, Canada
    • 1982 - 1993
      director, lipid biochemistry Efamol Research Institute
      Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada
    • 1993
      senior, research scientist Ross Products division Abbott Laboratories
      Columbus, Ohio, United States