School of Global Studies

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Dr Hung-Chieh Chang

Post:Research Associate (School of Global Studies)
Location:ARTS C C211
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Hung-Chieh joined the Centre for Bionetworking in the Department of Anthropology in October 2012. Her research focuses on the cord blood banking in East Asia, including Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Japan and beyond. She study various cord blood banking models under different the social, cultural and political contexts. Also, she looks at how national and international governance of cord blood influence the exchange of stem cells in transplantation, clinical trials and research. 


Centre for Bionetworking:



University of Edinburgh, Sociology, PhD

National Taiwan University, Institute of Health Policy and Management, MSc

National Taiwan University, Public Health, Undergraduate 



The third way of umbilical cord blood banking (2014) Nature Biotechnology 32(4): 318 – 319.

The normalisation of body gifting in Taiwan. (2015) Biosocieties (forthcoming)