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Medical educator

Yen-hsu Chen, Chinese medical educator. Achievements include breakthrough in inflammatory gene regulation in sepsis; invention of natural compound for antimicrobial, antiinflammatory, angiogenesis-modifying agents; clinical infectious diseases, eg tuberculosis, and infection control; pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, vascular smooth muscle cell modulation.

Background

Chen, Yen-hsu was born on June 9, 1966 in Taiwan.

Education

Doctor of Medicine,, Kaohsiung Medical University. Doctor of Philosophy, Kaohsiung Medical University, 2004.

Career

Chief Division Infectious Diseases, Kaohsiung Medical University, since 2005. Postdoctoral researcher Brigham and Women Hospital, Harvard University, Massachusetts, 2000—2003. Chief department infection control Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, 2004—2008, chief department clinical virology, 2005—2007, chief department clinical microbiology, 2007—2008.

Chief Tropical Medicine Research Center College Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan, since 2009, associate professor, graduate institute medicine, Taiwan, since 2007.

Achievements

  • Achievements include breakthrough in inflammatory gene regulation in sepsis. Invention of natural compound for antimicrobial, antiinflammatory, angiogenesis-modifying agents. Clinical infectious diseases, eg tuberculosis, and infection control.

    Pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, vascular smooth muscle cell modulation.

Membership

Consultant committee infectious diseases Center Diseases Control, Taiwan. Member of Society Infection Control Taiwan, Society Critical Care Taiwan, Society Infectious Diseases Taiwan, Society Internal Medicine Taiwan.