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biomedical researcher

Yuan-Tson Cheng, biomedical researcher. Recipient J.C. Pompe award, Children's Pompe Foundation, 2000; grantee Charles E. Culpepper fellowship, 1983-1985. Fellow: Third World Academy of Sciences; member: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.


Cheng, Yuan-Tson was born on September 24, 1948.


Doctor of Medicine in Pediatrics, National Taiwan University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Human Genetics, Columbia University, New York City, 1978.


Professor department pediatrics Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, since 1993, chief division medical genetics, 1994—2001, professor department genetics, since 1995. Distinguished research fellow, director Institute Biomedical Sciences Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, 2001—2010. Director medical genetics fellowship training progressive Duke University Medical Center, 1992—1998.

Foreign science advisory Japanese Society Lysosomal Storage Disorders, 2002.


Fellow: Third World Academy of Sciences. Member: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.