Professor and Chief, Division of Hematology
National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Hwei-Fang Tien is currently Professor of Internal Medicine, Chief, Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. She received her MD degree, PhD degree, and Hematology fellowship training at the Medical School of the National Taiwan University. She was a research fellow at the National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health (NIH) at Bethesda, Maryland, USA in 1995.
Dr. Tien’s major interest of research is the pathogenesis of acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome, including chromosome aberrations, gene mutations and epigenetic modification, and their clinical implications. She has published more than 160 articles in peer-reviewed journals including Blood, Leukemia, Cancer Res, etc., mostly as the first or corresponding author. Dr Tien has received the “Outstanding Research Award” from the National Science Council of Taiwan, and the “Outstanding Cancer Research Award” from the Chinese Oncology Society, Taiwan. She became a “Distinguished Professor” of National Taiwan University in 2008, and was a recipient of ‘Outstanding Research Award for Excellent Contribution in Medical Research”, National Taiwan University Hospital in 2010.
Pathogenesis of acute myeloid leukemia, Myelodysplastic syndrome, Chromosome Aberrations, gene mutations, Epigenetic modification, and their clinical implications