Chu-Huang (Mendel) Chen, MD, PhD

Texas Heart Institute Positions

  • Director, Vascular and Medicinal Research, Molecular Cardiology Research


  • Postgraduate:

    Texas Tech University

  • Medical School:

    Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan

  • Residency:

    Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan (Pathology)
    Maryland General Hospital & Univ. of Maryland (Internal Medicine)

  • Fellowships:

    Baylor College of Medicine

Academic & Clinical Affiliations

Honors, Awards and Memberships

  • Texas Heart Institute Professional Staff
  • Mentored Outstanding Scholars (Ministry of Science and Technology-Taiwan)2017-2020
  • Editorial board, Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences, 2016–present
  • Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award of China Medical University, 2015
  • Best Clinical Teacher Award of China Medical University Hospital, 2015
  • Outstanding Alumni Award, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan, 2014--life time
  • 12th Generation Chen Style Tai Chi Selected Disciple, 2013–life time
  • Editorial board, Biomedical Journal 2013–present
  • Elite physician of Internal Medicine in China Medical University Hospital, 2013
  • Philip Morris Research Award, 2005–2008
  • Texas Medical Center/NASA Cooperative Research Grant, 1995–1996
  • American Diabetes Association
  • AHA, Atherosclerosis Council
  • International Atherosclerosis Society
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • The Angiogenesis Society