I-Jung (Joyce) is a clinical assistant professor of Pediatrics at the College of Medicine, National Taiwan University and an attending physician in the Department of Pediatrics at the National Taiwan University Hospital. She received her M.D. degree from the School of Medicine in 1999 and her Ph.D. degree through the Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine in 2015 from the National Taiwan University. She completed 3-years of residency training in Pediatrics and 2-years of fellowship training in the subspecialty of Pediatric Nephrology at the National Taiwan University Hospital. She is an active pediatric nephrologist in clinical practice and research.
Her research interests focus on the mechanisms of proteinuria in pediatric nephrotic syndrome as well as searching the molecular pathways for possible novel therapeutic choices. In collaboration with Dr. Samuel Nurko, she was with Dr. Bodamer’s Research Group at Boston Children’s Hospital from 2016 – 2017, establishing the genetic diagnosis and researching the identification of disease-causing genes of the rare disease, Megacystitis microcolon intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome (MMIHS).