Prof. Chien-Huang Lin is the professor at the Graduate Institute of Medical Science, and the President of Taipei Medical University. He is also the board member of National Applied Research Laboratories and Foundation for International Cooperation in Higher Education of Taiwan, Director of Association of Private Universities and Colleges, Member of Institute for Biotechnology and Medicine Industry to name a few.
Prof. Lin received his B.A. in pharmacy from Taipei Medical University in 1989, Ph. D in pharmacology from National Taiwan University in 1994, and later an EMBA degree from National Taiwan University in 2012 as well.
Prof. Lin has devoted himself to teaching, researching and administrative work for more than twenty years. In addition to teaching and mentoring graduate students, he was also Dean of R&D, Dean of Academic Affairs, Chief Secretary and Vice President of TMU. Meanwhile, he has been presented several honors and awards such as Subsidies for Distinguished Talents, Program Project Grant from Ministry of Science and Technology and many other research awards since 1994. Also, he continues to serve as reviewer for several major international journals and as committee member for the government and academic communities over the years.
Prof. Lin’s research interests are translational research in pulmonary fibrosis, specifically in mechanism of connective tissue growth factor (CTGF) expression in lung diseases as well as the role of fibrocytes in pathogenesis of pulmonary fibrosis. Over the years, Prof. Lin has published more than 120 articles in internationally renowned journals such as Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med., J. Biol. Chem., and J. Immunol. etc.