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educator , Immunologist

Kuender D. Yang, Chinese immunologist, educator. Achievements include research of free radicals involved in cell differentiation; neuroblastoma cell differentiation associated with chemokine induction. Recipient Outstanding Researcher award Nestle Research Fund, 1990, Excellent Researcher award National Science Council, 1994, Outstanding Researches award National Defense Medical Center, 1995, 96.

Background

Yang, Kuender D. was born on September 12, 1958 in Lu-tsao, Chia-Yi, Taiwan. Son of Kir-ton and Lion-Sen (Wu) Yang.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, National Defense Medical Center, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, National Defense Medical Center, 1989.

Career

Resident pediatrics Tri-Svc. General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, 1983-1985, 89-91. Instructor University Utah, Salt Lake City, 1987-1989.

Associate professor, professor National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, since 1989. Research fellow Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1991-1992. Head clinical immunology Tri-Svc.

General Hospital, Taipei, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research of free radicals involved in cell differentiation. Neuroblastoma cell differentiation associated with chemokine induction.

Membership

Group leader Kuo-Ming Party, Taipei, since 1994. Major Taiwanese Army Medical Center, since 1983. Fellow Chinese Society Neonatology.

Member Society Leukocyte Biology, Chinese Society Immunology.

Connections

Married Shu-hui Yeh, February 10, 1985. Children: Mei-han Nina, Ya-han Betsy.

father:
Kir-ton Yang

mother:
Lion-Sen (Wu) Yang

spouse:
Shu-hui Yeh

child:
Mei-han Nina Yang

child:
Ya-han Betsy Yang