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academic administrator , educator , physician

Chuang-Ye Hong, Chinese physician, educator, academic administrator. Achievements include patents for Method for protecting cells and tissues by a triacylglycerol preparation. Recipient Association Medicial Advisors to Pharmaceutical Industry prize, British Pharmacological Society, 1982, Medical Advancement award, Taiwan Physician's Association, 1989, Ig Nobel prize, 2008; Studying Abroad scholar, Ministry of Education, Taiwan, 1980.


Hong, Chuang-Ye was born on August 14, 1949 in Taipei, Taiwan. Son of Li-Chau and Ju-Yu Hong.


Doctor of Medicine, Taipei Medical College, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University London, 1982.


Medical resident Taipei Medical College Hospital, Taiwan, 1976—1980. Research fellow, honorary registrar St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, 1980—1982. Attending physician Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, 1982—1999.

Research fellow Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1987. Professor medicine Yang-Ming University, Taipei, 1986—2001, academy dean, 1996—1999. Vice chairman, chief medical officer Genelabs Biotechnology Company, 1999—2001.

Chief Executive Officer Sinogen International, Ltd., Hong Kong, 2001—2004. Vice president Taipei Medical University, Taiwan, 2004—2008, professor, medicine, since 2004. Supervisor Taipei Medical University, Wang Fang Hospital, Taiwan, since 2008.

Director Taipei Medical University, 1996—2004, Development Center Biotechnology, Taipei, 1999—2002. Consultant H&Q Taiwan Company Ltd, Taipei, 2001—2004. Director Egen Corporation, San Diego, 2001—2004, Shenzhen Kexing Biotech Company, Ltd, Guangdong, China, 2001—2004.

Lieutenant Army Medical Corps, 1974-1976, Taiwan.


  • Achievements include patents for Method for protecting cells and tissues by a triacylglycerol preparation.


Vice chairman Cardiovasc. Research Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan, 2004. Fellow: American College of Physicians, Royal Society of Medicine, London.

Member: Taiwan Society of Internal Medicine, Taiwan Society of Lipid and Atherosclerosis (president 1997—2000).


  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel.


Married Fu-Mei Wang, June 16, 1976. Children: Ann-Lee, Wan-Ching.

Li-Chau Hong

Ju-Yu Hong

Fu-Mei Wang

Wan-Ching Hong

Ann-Lee Hong