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Pei-Jer Chen

Pei-Jer Chen, M.D.

Professor Academician

 

 

Fields of specialty

Hepatology

Gastroenterology

Internal Medicine

Molecular Virology

Cancer Research

 

Education

M.D., Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, 1974-1981

Ph.D., Department of Pathology, Medical School, University of Pennsylvania, 1984-1987

Current position

Attending Physician, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, 1992-

Professor of Medicine, Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, Medical College, National Taiwan University, 1994/09-

Professor of Medicine, Graduate Institute of Microbiology, Medical College, National Taiwan University, 1993/08-

 

Past Position

Director, Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, Medical College, National Taiwan University, 2003-2009

Director, Hepatitis Research Center, National Taiwan University Hospital, 2001-2003

 

Professional training

Fellow, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, 1991-1992

Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, 1987-1990

ECFMG certificate, 1983

 

Honors

Member, Academia Sinica, since 2006

International Research Scholar (2000-2005) of Infectious Disease, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, US

National Outstanding Research Lectureship in Biomedical Science (1999), Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Academic Award in Medical Science (1997), Ministry of Education

Science and Technology Award (1992), Executive Yuan, Taiwan

SCBA (Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America) Hepatitis Research Award, 1992

Outstanding Research Award; National Science Council, 1990-1996

Academician, Academia Sinica, since 2006

National Chair-Professor of Medicine, Ministry of Education, 2006-2009

 

Editorial appointment

2006-         Editorial Borad, Liver International

2006-         Editorial Board, Hepatology International

2001-2006 Editorial Board, Hepatology, USA.

2001-2002 Editorial Board, Journal of Gastroenterology, Japan.

1993-1998 Associate Editor, Proceedings of National Science Council (Biology)

 

Research interest

Animal models of hepatitis B and D infection and replication

Liver tumor related gene mutation

Development and clinical trials of novel treatments for hepatitis B and C

New strategies for liver tumor management, including combination therapy, chemo-, immune, and gene therapy