Expertise at Chang Gung System

Chan, Kun-Ming , M.D.
Institution: Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou/ Chang gung university
Position: Physician/Associate professor
1. General Surgery, Division of Liver and Transplantation surgery, ; Organs Transplantation Institute, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou.
2. Chang Gung University, School of Medicine.
Office Address: 5No.5, Fusing St., Gueishan Township, Taoyuan County 333, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Tel:+886-3-3281200 ext 3366

Focus of Interest:
  • Stem cell
  • Oncology
  • Immunology
  • Surgery
  • Transplantation

Fulltime Employment:
1. July 2003 to December 2003, Faculty, Department of General Surgery, KeelungChangGungMemorialHospital, Keelung,Taiwan
2. January 2004 to July 2004, Faculty, Division of Liver transplantation, Department of General Surgery,Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Taoyuan, Taiwan
3. July 2004 to July 2009, Lecturer of Surgery, Division of Liver transplantation, Department of General Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Taoyuan, Taiwan
4. February 2005 to April 2010, Lecturer of Surgery, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan.
5. July 2009 to June 2012, Assistant professor of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

1989 to1996, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan

Honors and Awards:
American Transplantation Congress, 2008 Young Investigator Award.
Main Publications:
  1. Chan KM, Bonde S, Klump H, Zavazava N*. Hematopoiesis and immunity of HOXB4-transduced embryonic stem cell-derived hematopoietic progenitor cells. Blood. 2008;111(6):2953-61.
  2. Chan KM, Lee CS, Wu TJ, Lee CF, Chen TC, Lee WC*. Clinical perspective of acute humoral rejection following blood type-compatible liver transplantation. Transplantation. 2011 Mar 15;91(5):e29-30.
  3. Chan KM, Yu MC, Chou HS, Wu TJ, Lee CF, Lee WC*.Significance of tumor necrosis for outcome of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma receiving locoregional therapy prior to liver transplantation. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Sep;18(9):2638-46.
  4. Chan KM, Eldeen FZ, Lee CF, Wu TJ, Chou HS, Wu TH, Soong RS, Lee WC*. "Left at right" adult liver transplantation: the feasibility of heterotopic implantation of left liver graft. Am.J.Transplant. 2012;12(6)1511-1518.
  5. Chan KM*, Fu YH, Wu TJ, Hsu PY and Lee WC. Hepatic stellate cells promote the differentiation of embryonic stem cell-derived definitive endodermal cells into hepatic progenitor cells. Hepatology Research2013; 43: 648–657
Full Publication List

Board Certification:
1. Surgical Association, Republic of China.
2. Taiwan pancreas society.
3. The Breast Cancer society of Taiwan
4. The Transplantation society of Taiwan.
5. The International Liver Transplantation Society.
6. The International Society for Digestive Surgery.
7. American Transplantation of Society.

Ongoing projects:
1. Characterization of genetic and protein expression associated with regeneration in cirrhotic liver
2. The impact of bacteria –related inflammatory reaction on the process of liver regeneration following major liver resection