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Ding-Shinn Chen

Ding-Shinn Chen, M.D.

Distinguished Chair Professor

Academician, Academic Sinica

 

 

Fields of specialty

Hepatology, Gastroenterology

 

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, National Taiwan University School of Medicine Taipei, Taiwan1961~1968

 

Postgraduate Training

Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan1969~1973

 

Experience

Visiting Fellow, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Japan1975

Associate Professor, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan1978~1983

Visiting Scientist, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA1979~1980

Member, Hepatitis Control Committee, Department of Health, Taiwan1982~, Chairman, 1996~2006

Professor of Medicine, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan (1983-)

Founding Director, Hepatitis Research Center, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan (1987-01)

President, Taiwan Association for the Study of the Liver (1996-98)

President, Gastroenterological Society of Taiwan 1997-2003

President, Formosan Medical Association 2001-04

Dean, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan 2001-07

President, the International Association for the Study of the Liver, Munich, Germany 2004-06

 

Honors

National Outstanding Science and Technology Award of the Republic of China (Taiwan), Executive Yuan (1984)

Abbott Laboratories Research Award, Abbott Laboratories (1986)

Outstanding Research Award in Biology and Medicine, National Science Council, Taiwan (1987-1993)

Outstanding Academic Award (Medicine), Ministry of Education, Taiwan (1989)

Academician, Academia Sinica Taiwan (1992-)

Grand Award, Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America (SCBA), USA (1993)

Hou Jin-Duei Outstanding Contribution Award in Basic Science, Taiwan (1994)

Outstanding Scholar Award, Foundation for the Advancement of Outstanding Scholarship, Taiwan (1995-1999)

National Chair-Professor of Medicine, Ministry of Education, Taiwan (1997-2003)

Lifetime National Chair-Professor of Medicine, Ministry of Education, Taiwan (2004-)

Fellow, The Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), Italy (2001-)

Doctor of Philosophy (honoris causa), Kaohsiung Medical University Taiwan (2002)

Foreign Associate, National Academy of Sciences, USA (2005-)

Caring Physicians of the World, World Medical Association, France (2005)

Outstanding Achievement Award, Foundation for the Advancement of Outstanding Scholarship, Taiwan (2005)

Trieste Science Prize, TWAS, Italy (2006)

Presidential Science Prize of Taiwan, Taiwan (2007)

EASL International Recognition Award, Denmark (2009)

Okuda Lectureship Award, JGH Foundation, Australia (2009)

Nikkei Asia Prize (2010)

 

Editorial work

● Editor or Associate Editor

- Journal of Internal Medicine, Taiwan (Taipei) 1999-2005

- Journal of Biomedical Science (Taipei) 1994-

- Hepatology Alexandria 2002-2006

- Molecular Carcinogenesis, 2005-

- Clinical Journal of Gastroenterology (Tokyo), 2008-

● Editorial Board Member

- Journal of the Formosan Medical Association (Taipei) 1985-2004

- Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Melbourne) 1986-

- Viral Immunology (New York) 1996-1999

- Journal of Hepatology (Barcelona) 2000-2006

- Journal of Gastroenterology (Tokyo) 1996-2006

- Hepatology Research (Tokyo) 2002-

- Annual Review of Cancer Research in the Asia-Pacific (Singapore) 2002-

● Referee for manuscript of scientific journals American Journal of Epidemiology, American Journal of Gastroenterology, Archives of Virology, British Journal of Cancer, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Digestive Disease and Science, European Journal of Epidemiology, Gastroenterology, Genes Chromosomes and Cancer, Gut, Hepatology, International Journal of Cancer, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Journal of Hepatology, Journal of Infectious Diseases, Journal of Medical Virology, Journal of Pediatrics, Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Journal of Virology, Lancet, Oncogene, Pediatric Research, Vaccine

 

Research interest

Basic and clinical aspect of viral hepatitis and liver disease, from prevention to management

 

Publication

More than 600 original articles published, together with >40 book chapters