Researcher's Profile

YIN-HSIU CHIEN (簡穎秀)

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Research Outline      2014-12-22 10:51:46

Dr. Yin-Hsiu Chien graduated from Chang Gung Medical School and obtained her PhD from National Taiwan University. She undertook pediatric residency training at  National Taiwan University Hospital, and completed her fellowship in Pediatric Allergy& immunology& rheumatology before completed her fellowship in Medical Genetics and Metabolism both at National Taiwan University Hospital. Dr. Chien has made diverse contributions in the field of inborn errors of metabolisms and primary immunodeficiency, publishing over 50 original research articles in last 5 years. She is director of newborn screening center at National Taiwan University Hospital, which routinely screens around one third of newborn infants in Taiwan. Her team, led by Dr. Wuh-Liang Hwu, is devoted to the diagnosis and treatments of several metabolic disorders including phenylketonuria, Niemann-Pick C disease, and aromatic l-amino acid decarboxylase deficiency. She is currently focusing on Pompe disease, specifically on early diagnosis and improvement of treatment, as well as on early diagnosis of severe immunodeficiency.