Prof. Wen-Hwa Lee

Academic Degree(s)



Current Position

  • President & Chair Professor of China Medical University, Taiwan
  • Academician, Academia Sinica, Taiwan



  • 2018 Elected Fellow, The World Academy of Sciences, TWAS
  • 2014 Elected Fellow, National Academy of Inventors
  • 2012 Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 2002 First Class Medal, Dept of Health, Taiwan ROC
  • 2001 Presidential Award, Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America
  • 1992 Outstanding Scientific Achievement award, Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America


Selected Publication

  • Poole AJ, Li Y, Kim Y, Lin SC, Lee WH & Lee EY (2006). Prevention of Brca1-mediated mammary tumorigenesis in mice by a progesterone antagonist.Science.
  • Li S,Ting N S.Y., Zheng L,Ziv Y,Shiloh Y,Lee E Y-H,and Lee W-H (2000). Funtional link of BRCA1 and ataxia-telangiectasia gene product in DNA damage response. Nature.
  • Huang HJ, Yee JK, Shew JY, Chen PL, Bookstein R, Friedmann T, Lee EY & Lee WH (1988) . Suppression of the neoplastic phenotype by replacement of the RB gene in human cancer cells. Science.
  • Lee WH, Bookstein R, Hong F, Young LJ, Shew JY & Lee EY (1987). Human retinoblastoma susceptibility gene: cloning, identification, and sequence. Science.