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Byung-Hong Chung

Byung-Hong Chung was Korean biochemist. Achievements include patents pending for composition and treatment methods for coronary artery disease. National Institutes of Health-Republic of Ireland Research grant, 1982, 1986, 1993, 1999. Member of American Heart Association (Grant-in-aid 1980).

Background

  • Chung, Byung-Hong was born on January 23, 1943 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Son of Dong-Woon Chung and Byung-Soo Min.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, Auburn University, Alabama, 1974.

    Career

    • Assistant professor to professor department medicine University Alabama, Birmingham, 1978—2004, principal investigator, 1981—2004, emeritus professor department nutrition, 2004—2008. Postdoctoral fellow Baylor Medical School, Houston, 1974—1978.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents pending for composition and treatment methods for coronary artery disease.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to science publications.

    Membership

    Member of American Heart Association (Grant-in-aid 1980).

    Connections

    • Married Hyuck-Hee Kwon. Children: Ellen Yumi, Sandra Youngmi.
    • father: Dong-Woon Chung
    • mother: Byung-Soo Min
    • spouse: Hyuck-Hee Kwon
    • children: Ellen Yumi Chung
    • Sandra Youngmi Chung
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    Born January 23, 1943
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      Auburn University
    • 1978 - 2004
      Assistant, professor to professor department medicine University Alabama
      Birmingham, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
    • 1981 - 2004
      Assistant, professor to professor department medicine University Alabama