Yee Chao was born in Taipei, Taiwan, in 1957. He received his B.S. degree in medical science from Kaohsiung Medical College, Kaohsuing, Taiwan, in 1983 and his Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Clinical Medicine at National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, taiwan, in 1999. He was a resident in internal medicine at the Veterans General Hospital, becoming Chief Resident in the Division of Gastroenterology at the same institution. Professor Chao has held several academic posts concurrently with his clinical roles, and was a Lecturer and Associate Professor in medicine at the National Yang-Ming University prior to his current role. Professor Chao is Board Certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology and clinical medical oncology. The research interests of Professor Chao include the mode of action of anticancer therapies, the molecular mechanisms of tumor drug resistance. Professor Chao has received a number of honors for his academic and clinical endeavors, and he has authored or coauthored over 120 articles in national and international peer-review journals. He serves as a Member of many professional organizations including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Formosa Medical Association and the Taiwan Gastroenterological Society. He has also held several editorial posts for national and international medical journals.
Biography Updated on 20 January 2011