Ph.D., Cell Biology, Clarkson University, 1991
College of Medicine
Molecular Mechanisms of Oxidative Injury and Adaptation
Dr. Chen has served as the Director of NIEHS Training Program from 2002-2014. Dr. Chen’s research focuses on 1) mechanisms of protein translation under oxidative stress, 2) cytoprotective effect of corticosteroids, and 3) proteomic methods for biomarkers of oxidative injury. Her research programs have been founded through Burroughs Wellcome Foundation, Society of Toxicology Colgate Palmolive Award for Alternative Research, Arizona Biomedical Research Commission, and R01 or R21 grants from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Heart, Lung and Blood, and National Institute of General Medical Sciences.