Chun-Yen Lin

Chang-Gung University, Taiwan 0000-0003-3007-3190

Education Doctor of Philosophy (D.Phil.), 1997-2002. Oxford University Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), 1980-1987. Taipei Medical University Current Position Attending physician Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou Medical Center Associated Professor School of Medicine; Medical College; Chang Gung University Graduate Institute of Biomedical Sciences; Chang Gung University Secretary General The Gastroenterological Society of Taiwan Research Interest: Main interest is to bridge the basic study, translational study and clinical study. The main research fields are listed below: 1. Basic Studies: Immune mechanisms of immune regulation: using animal model to explore the suppression mechanisms of different regulatory immune cells, including regulatory T cells, tolerogenic dendritic cells; tumor-associated macrophage and MDSC a. Immune regulation in tumor immunotherapy: using both animal model to develop strategies of tumor immunotherapy, especially to block the inhibition effect of immune regulation. 2. Translational Studies: Immune regulation in chronic viral hepatitis, liver cirrhosis, acute liver failure and cancer: using human studies to understand the impact of immune regulation on the disease progression and treatment outcome. The aim is to develop effective immune therapy and to develop useful immunometer for predict the disease progression. 3. Clinical studies: Disease characteristics and treatment responses for chronic hepatitis C, chronic hepatitis B and liver cirrhosis

Biography Updated on 6 October 2011

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