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educator , Orthopedist , Surgeon

Shih-Chieh Hung, Chinese orthopedist, surgeon, educator. Achievements include invention of isolation and characterization of mesenchymal stem cells; patents for a novel method of isolating mesenchymal stem cells; research in plasticity and applications of adult stem cells. Teacher Formosan Association Regenerative Medicine, Taipei, 2003—2007; Member of American Society Cell Biology, International Society Stem Cell Research.

Background

Hung, Shih-Chieh was born on February 16, 1964 in Taipei, Taiwan.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tokyo, 1997.

Career

Resident in orthopedics Veterans General Hospital-Taipei, 1992—2000, attending physician opthopedics and medical research and education, since 2000. Assistant professor School Medicine National Yang-Ming University, 2000—2004, associate professor School Medicine, 2004—2007, professor Institute Clinical Medicine, since 2007. Senior research scientist Center Gene Therapy, Tulane University Health Science Center, New Orleans, 2004—2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of isolation and characterization of mesenchymal stem cells. Patents for a novel method of isolating mesenchymal stem cells. Research in plasticity and applications of adult stem cells.

Membership

Teacher Formosan Association Regenerative Medicine, Taipei, 2003—2007. Member of American Society Cell Biology, International Society Stem Cell Research.

Connections

Married Hui-Fen Yang, December 25, 1994. Children: Steven Chen-Min, Jessica Chen-Yi.

spouse:
Hui-Fen Yang

child:
Steven Chen-Min Hung

child:
Jessica Chen-Yi Hung