Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

About the PNAS Member Editor
Name Chien, Shu
Location University of California, San Diego
Primary Field Engineering Sciences
Secondary Field Physiology and Pharmacology
 Election Citation
Chien made contributions the study of blood rheology, microcirculatory dynamics, and cell membrane behavior. He discovered the cellular pathway via which macromolecules cross vascular endothelium and enhanced our understanding of how mechanical forces effect gene expression and signal transduction.
 Research Interests
Molecular, cellular, tissue and systems bioengineering. Effects of mechanical forces on signal transduction, gene expression and epigenetic regulation on health and disease.

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