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gynecologist , researcher

Lee-Wen Huang, Chinese gynecologist, researcher. Recipient Tu Chung-Ming Memorial award, Fund of Doctor Tu Chung-Ming, 1985; Research fellow, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1998-1999. Member of American Association Cancer Research, Taiwan Association Gyn.c Oncology, Taiwan Association Ob-Gyn Endoscopist, Taiwan Association Ob-Gyn (educational committee 1999—2002).

Background

Huang, Lee-Wen was born on January 20, 1959 in Taipei, Taiwan. Daughter of Hsing-San and Lee Pi-Chu Huang.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, China Medical College, Taichung, 1985.

Career

Intern National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, 1984—1985, resident then chief resident department obstetrics-gynecology, 1985—1989. Chief department obstetrics-gynecology Buddhist Tz'u-Chi general Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan, 1989—1992. Instructor Buddhist Tz'u-Chi Nursing College, Taiwan, 1990—1992.

Attending physician department obstetrics-gynecology Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, 1994—2005, cheif department obstetrics-gynecology, since 2005. Instructor department obstetrics-gynecology National Taiwan University, since 2001. Clinical associate professor Fu Jen Catholic University, since 2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in distinct allelic loss patterns in papillary serous carcinoma of the peritoneum. Research in identification of a novel 9 cM deletion unit on chromosome 6q23-24 in papillary serous carcinoma of the peritoneum. Research in differential expression of matrix metalloproteinase-9 and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-1 protein and messenger of Ribonucleic Acid in epithelial ovarian tumors.

    Research in p53 and p21 expression in precancerous lesions and carcinomas of the uterine cervix: overexpression of p53 predicts poor disease outcome. Research in down-regulation of p27 is associated with malignant transformation and aggressive phenotype of cervical neoplasms. Research in reduced Fhit expression in cervical carcinoma: correlation with tumor progression and poor prognosis.

    Research in multiple Human papillomavirus genotypes in cervical carcinomas: improved DNA detection and typing in archival tissues.

Membership

Member of American Association Cancer Research, Taiwan Association Gyn.c Oncology, Taiwan Association Ob-Gyn Endoscopist, Taiwan Association Ob-Gyn (educational committee 1999—2002).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, chinese herbal medicine.

Connections

father:
Hsing-San Huang

mother:
Lee Pi-Chu Huang