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Internist , researcher

Jinn-Yuh Guh, Chinese internist, researcher. Achievements include research in first discovery of the role of transforming growth factor receptors in diabetic nephropathy; research in first discovery of the role of epidermal growth factor in diabetic renal hypertrophy; research in first discovery of the modulating effect of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors on transforming growth factor receptors in diabetic nephropathy.

Background

Guh, Jinn-Yuh was born on September 5, 1954 in Yuanlin, Taiwan. Son of Ju-Tsen Guh and Bi-Yin Chen.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 1980.

Career

Professor of internal medicine Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, since 1980. Attending physician Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Taiwan, since 1986. Consultant teacher Kaohsiung Medical University, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in first discovery of the role of transforming growth factor receptors in diabetic nephropathy. Research in first discovery of the role of epidermal growth factor in diabetic renal hypertrophy. Research in first discovery of the modulating effect of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors on transforming growth factor receptors in diabetic nephropathy.

Membership

Member of International Society of Nephrology, American Society of Nephrology, Taiwan Society of Diabetology (life), Taiwan Society of Endocrinology (life), Taiwan Society of Nephrology (life Award for outstanding research 1996, Award for outstanding young investigator).

Connections

Married Lea-Yea Chuang, May 25, 1953. Children: Yi-Ting, Yi-Chia.

father:
Ju-Tsen Guh

mother:
Bi-Yin Chen

spouse:
Lea-Yea Chuang

child:
Yi-Ting Guh

child:
Yi-Chia Guh