Personal profile


  • 1956  M.D. Medical College of Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C
  • 1961  ECFMG (Examining Council for Foreign Medical Graduates)
  • 1955-1957Intern and Fixed Intern in Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
  • 1957-1959Intern; Resident; Chief Resident in Surgery, New England Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1959-1960Resident in Pathology,Quincy City Hospital, Quincy, Mass.
  • 1970Maryland Medical License
  • Resident in Internal Medicine, George Washington University Hospital, Washington, D.C., Maryland
  • Virginia Medical License
  • Certification: Clinical Cytogenetics (American Board of Medical Genetics)
  • Specialist in Internal Medicine, The Board of Physician Quality Assurance of the State of Maryland
  • 1989-1991Fellow in Medical Oncology. Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C.
  • Bona Fide Member, Taipei Medical Association(12965)
  • The Board of Medical Oncology of the Chinese Oncology Society (82014)
  • 2009Honorary Doctor of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taiwan


  • 2017.05-Director, Taiwan Oncology Society, R.O.C.
  • 2015.08-Director, Taiwan Lung Cancer Society, R.O.C.
  • 2014.10~Board Member, Development Center for Biotechnology (DCB)
  • 2014.06~Member of the Board of Supervisors, Taiwan Genomics and Genetic Society
  • 2014.06~Board Member, The MJ Health Research Foundation (美兆集團)
  • 2013.08~Superintendent, Taipei Cancer Center, Taipei Medical University
  • 2013.04~Member, The Tang Prize Selection Committee, Academia Sinica
  • 2013.01~Board Member, National Health Research Institutes (NHRI)
  • 2012~Member, Certificate Approval Committee, Quality improvement of cancer service, BHP, Minstry of Health and Welfare (MOHW)
  • 2012~Member, Committee of Hepatitis and Liver Cancer Control and Prevention, MOHW
  • 2012~Member, Council Unit of Policy of Chinese Medicine Industries, Committee on Chinese Medicine and Pharmacy, MOHW
  • 2012~Member, Council Unit of Science and Technology, MOHW
  • 2012~Member, Honorary Doctorate Program Review Committee, Taipei Medical University
  • 2012~Member, United Biobank Management Committee, Taipei Medical University
  • 2011~Deputy member, Human Subject Research Ethics Committee, Academia Sinica
  • 2011~Chair Professor & Associate Dean, Medical Science & Technology College of Taipei Medical University
  • 2010~General Director, Cancer Research Center, Taipei Medical University
  • 2009~Honorary Vice Superintendent, Taipei Medical University-Shangho Hospital, MOHW
  • 2009~Adjunct Professor, Graduate Institute of Oncology, National Taiwan University
  • 2008~Distinguished Research Fellow, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
  • 2008~Physician, Hematology & Oncology, Taipei Medical University-Municipal Wan Fang Hospital
  • 1998~Member, Academic Review Committee Ministry of Education, Executive Yuan
  • 1997~Vice President, Formosa Cancer Foundation


  • 1968 Woman of the Year Award, ROC
  • 1972 Arthur Flemming Award, USA
  • 1972 Honor Award from Department of Health, Education and Welfare, USA
  • 1984 Academician, Academia Sinica, ROC
  • 1985 Member, Advisory Committee, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica
  • 1985 Scientific Award & President, Chinese American Medical and Health Asso., USA
  • 1989 Scientific Award, Chinese American Medical Society of USA
  • 1989 Outstanding Scientific Award, Organization of Chinese Americans, USA
  • 1989 PHS Commendation Award, USA
  • 1990-1995 Advisory Member, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica
  • 1991-2008 Honorary Consultant, Veterans General Hospital-Taipei
  • 1992-1994 Advisory Member, Institute of Zoology, Academia Sinica
  • 1993-1996 Honorary Consultant, National Taiwan University Hospital
  • 1993-1998 Advisory Member, Atomic Energy Council, Executive Yuan
  • 1994 Advisory Member, Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica
  • 1994-1998 Outstanding Scholarship Lecturer, Foundation for the Advanced Outstanding Scholarship
  • 1995 Review Member, Personnel Committee, National Health Research Institutes
  • 1995-1998 Advisory Member, AIDS Consultation Committee, Department of Health, Executive Yuan
  • 1995-1997 President, the Chinese Oncology Society
  • 1996-2007 Review Member, Recruitment and Advisory Committee, National Health Research Institutes
  • 1996-2007 Review Member, Recruitment and Advisory Committee, Biostatistic Research Division, National Health Research Institutes
  • 1996 Review Member, Yang Investigators’ Thesis Award, Academia Sinica
  • 1996 Review Member, Research Physicians Grant, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica
  • 1996-1999 President, the Chinese Society of Genetics
  • 1996-2009 Adjunct Professor, Medical College, National Taiwan University
  • 1998-2001 President, The Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology,
  • 2001-2007 Jacqueline Whang-Peng Honorary Lecturer (彭汪嘉康榮譽獎座),National Tsing Hua University
  • 2004-2006 Councilor, the Central Cancer Control Meeting, Executive Yuan
  • 2007-2010 Chang-Chin Lecturer (長青講座), National Tsing Hua University
  • 2008 Award for 1st L’OREAL Women for Science, Taiwan
  • 2008 Distinguished Investigator, Emeritus, National Health Research Institutes
  • 2009 Honorary Doctor of Medicine, National Taiwan University
  • 2011 The 2011 Reach to Recovery International Health Professional Medal, UICC,
  • 2015 COS Lifetime Achievement Award, the Chinese Oncology Society, R.O.C
  • 2015 Health Medal of the First Order, Ministry of Health and Welfare, R.O.C.

Research Interests

  • Hemato-oncology
  • Oncogenetics

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Projects 2014 2016


Yen, Y., Whang-Peng, J., Liu, L. & Chang, W.


Project: c - Ministry of Health and Welfare


Tsai, S., Whang-Peng, J., Liu, L., Chang, W., Ho, Y., Cheng, Y., Yeh, S., Chen, K., Sung, S., Hung, K., Chen, R., Chiou, H., Chen, C. & Li, Y.


Project: c - Ministry of Health and WelfareResearch


Yen, Y., Chen, T., Lee, F., Wu, C. & Whang-Peng, J.


Project: c - Ministry of Health and WelfareResearch

Research Output 1962 2017

Active fraction (HS7) from Taiwanofungus camphoratus inhibits AKT-mTOR, ERK and STAT3 pathways and induces CDK inhibitors in CL1-0 human lung cancer cells

Lai, I. C., Lai, G. M., Chow, J. M., Lee, H. L., Yeh, C. F., Li, C. H., Yan, J. L., Chuang, S. E., Whang-Peng, J., Bai, K. J. & Yao, C. J. Nov 15 2017 In : Chinese Medicine (United Kingdom). 12, 1, 33

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

MAP Kinase Signaling System
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Lung Neoplasms
Protein-Tyrosine Kinases

Brain metastasis features and association with tumor epidermal growth factor receptor mutation in patients with adenocarcinoma of the lung

Luo, Y. H., Wu, C. H., Huang, C. Y., Wu, C. W., Wu, W. S., Lee, Y. C., Whang-Peng, J. & Chen, Y. M. Oct 1 2017 In : Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. 13, 5, p. e440-e448

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor
Lymph Nodes
Neoplasm Metastasis
4 Citations

Ovatodiolide suppresses colon tumorigenesis and prevents polarization of M2 tumor-associated macrophages through YAP oncogenic pathways

Huang, Y. J., Yang, C. K., Wei, P. L., Huynh, T. T., Whang-Peng, J., Meng, T. C., Hsiao, M., Tzeng, Y. M., Wu, A. T. & Yen, Y. Feb 28 2017 In : Journal of hematology & oncology. 10, 1, p. 60 1 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Signal Transducing Adaptor Proteins
Tumor Microenvironment
Neoplastic Stem Cells

Therapeutic applications of resveratrol and its derivatives on periodontitis

Chin, Y. T., Cheng, G. Y., Shih, Y. J., Lin, C. Y., Lin, S. J., Lai, H. Y., Whang-Peng, J., Chiu, H. C., Lee, S. Y., Fu, E., Tang, H. Y., Lin, H. Y. & Liu, L. F. Sep 1 2017 In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1403, 1, p. 101-108 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

4 Citations

2,3,5,4′-tetrahydroxystilbene-2-O- β -glucoside isolated from Polygoni Multiflori ameliorates the development of periodontitis

Chin, Y. T., Hsieh, M. T., Lin, C. Y., Kuo, P. J., Yang, Y. C. S. H., Shih, Y. J., Lai, H. Y., Cheng, G. Y., Tang, H. Y., Lee, C. C., Lee, S. Y., Wang, C. C., Lin, H. Y., Fu, E., Whang-Peng, J. & Liu, L. F. 2016 In : Mediators of Inflammation. 2016, 6953459

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Porphyromonas gingivalis