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Mao-Chin Hung, Ph.D



Mao-Chin Hung


Assistant Professor

Research interest

radiological procedure, evaluation for radiation induced cancer risk







Radiographic technology; radiation biology; database analysis



National Yang-Ming University                                                  Taipei, Taiwan

Ph.D., Department of Biomedical Imaging and Radiological Sciences (2004-2012)

M.P.H., Institute of Public Health (1995-1997)

 B.S., Department of Biomedical Imaging and Radiological Sciences (1991-1995)



  1. Mao-Chin Hung, Yu-Yi Huang. Three NuclearMedicine diagnostic procedures and breast cancer mortality in women. A population-analysis in Taiwan based upon National Health Insurance database. Hellenic Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 22:121-124, 2019. (SCI)
  2. Mao-Chin Hung, Yi-Cheng Tsai, Chih-Hao Kao, Yen-Ting Chi. The Utilization of Nuclear Medicine for Patients With Neurodegenerative Diseases in Taiwan. Annals of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 31:67-74, 2018.
  3. Mao-Chin Hung, Yu-Yi Huang, Cheng-Yi Cheng, Li-Fan Lin, Cheng-Han Yang. Nuclear Medicine Practice with National Health Insurance in Taiwan, 2000 ~ 2013. Annals of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 30:62-71, 2017.
  4. Yu-Yi Huang, Mao-Chin Hung, Li-Fan Lin, Cheng-Yi Cheng. The Utilization of Nuclear Medicine Studies and the Dilemma in Taiwan: A Brief Report. Annals of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 29:166-178, 2016.
  5. Mao-Chin Hung, Jeng-Jong Hwang. Trends in the utilization of nuclear medicine and radiopharmaceuticals in an aging population. Nuklearmedizin. 55(4):139-144, 2016. (SCI)
  6. Chang-Shu Tsai, Jui-Feng Fan, Mao-Chin Hung, Yih-Fang Chen, Chie-Nan Huang. Assessments of the quality of radiographic imaging in computed radiography image. Journal of Tzu Chi University of Technology, 2: 23-34, 2016.
  7. Mao-Chin Hung. The longitudinal trends in the utilization and population dose of medical radiological procedures in Taiwan. Journal of Tzu Chi College of Technology, 22: 47-62, 2014.
  8. Chun-Chih Lin, Nien-Tzu Keng, Mao-Chin Hung, Cheng-lung Lee, Chien-Yi Ting, Wei-Chung Liu. Radiation is promotive to the apoptosis of differentiated osteoclasts induced by silica. Taiwanese Journal of Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 10(1): 761-768, 2014.
  9. Mao-Chin Hung, Jeng-Jong Hwang, Shu-Sin Liu, Chih-Hao Kao.The Longitudinal Trend in the Utilization of Nuclear Medicine for Theranostics in Taiwan. Annals of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 27: 12-22, 2014.
  10. Mao-Chin Hung, Jeng-Jong Hwang. Cancer Risk from Medical Radiation Procedures for Coronary Artery Disease: A Nationwide Populationbased Cohort Study. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 14(5): 2783-2787, 2013. (SCI)
  11. Hung MC, Chang PW, Hsieh WA, Hwang JJ. Myocardial perfusion scintigraphy in Taiwan from 2005 to 2009. Nuclear Medicine Communications 33:733-738, 2012. (SCI)
  12. Hung MC, Hsieh WA, Chang PW, Hwang JJ. Utilization of nuclear medicine scintigraphy in Taiwan, 1997–2009. Annals of Nuclear Medicine 25:818–824, 2011. (SCI)
  13. Chang KP, Lin ZY, Hung MC , Hsieh BT. Effects of Irradiation on Chitosan-coated Nanoparticles for Hyperthermia. Advanced Materials Research Vols. 311-313: 419-431, 2011. (EI)
  14. Chang KP, Lin CY, Hung MC, Tasi CS, Lee SC, Hsieh BT. Optimization of ferrofluid by using Taguchi method aand its application in hyperthermia. Journal of Tzu Chi College of Technology 17: 85-104, 2011.
  15. Tai KF, Tseng SW, Hung MC, Meng FC, Sun WC, Wang CH. Inhibition of melanoma cell growth and pulmonary metastasis in an ex-vivo animal model using adenovirus armed short lairpin RNA targeting TGF-B1 encoding mRNA. Journal of Tzu Chi College of Technology 16:375-396, 2011.
  16. Hung MC, Liaw MH, Hsu WL, Tsai YC. The growth characteristics and tolerance of radiation for Bifidobacterium longum. Journal of Tzu Chi College of Technology 6:223-228, 2004.
  17. Liu WC, Keng NT, Hung MC, Hsieh MH. Study on microstructure of osteophyte. Journal of Tzu Chi College of Technology 6:221-229, 2004.
  18. Chang WP, Hwang JS, Hung MC, Hu TH, Lee SD, Hwang BF. Chronic low-dose γ-radiation exposure and the alteration of the distribution of lymphocyte subpopulations in residents of radioactive buildings. International Journal of Radiation Biology. 75:1231-1239, 1999. (SCI)
  19. 洪茂欽、梁雲、廖宗義、呂宗憲、吳嘉明:以等中心點相切照野技術治療乳癌患者時之對側乳房劑量評估及屏蔽效應,放射治療與腫瘤學第五期第一卷:p485-491, 民國87年。