Chia-Chien Hsieh

Dr. Chia-Chien Hsieh is currently an Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences at the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, National Taiwan Normal University in Taiwan. She is an expert in the field of Nutrition Biochemistry with emphasis in Cancer Biology and Immunology. She received her Ph.D. degree from National Taiwan University in 2005. Her thesis focused on the effect of dietary factors in autoimmunity. Then, she worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the National Health Research Institute in Taiwan for two years. In 2007, she joined the Prof. de Lumen ́s laboratory at the University of California Berkeley to work on the chemopreventive properties of lunasin peptide. She investigated its molecular mechanisms and conducted lunasin’s efficacy studies in animals. She also studied cyclooxygenase-2 signaling in hepatocarcinoma at the University of Pittsburgh in 2009. Her works provide new knowledge on bioactive food components in diseases prevention and therapy.

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