July 26, 2017

Tung-chin Chiang, PhD

Assistant Professor


2009, PhD, Tulane University, Environmental Endocrinology
2000, MS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Environmental Health Sciences
1995, MSPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Environmental Health Sciences
1985, BS, National Chung-Hsing University, Taiwan, Horticulture

Research Interest

  • Epigenetic changes induced by environmental exposure
  • Epigenetic changes due to environmental estrogen in uterine leiomyoma
  • Epigenetic change and therapeutic application in metastatic melanoma
  • Epigenetic change in breast cancer

Courses Taught

ENVH 5102 Environmental and Occupational Health

Recent Publications

Chiang TC, et al., Effect of Sulforaphane and 5-Aza-2’-Deoxycytidine on Melanoma Cell Growth, Medicines (Basel) 2019. 6(3)

Su LJ, Stahr SD, Kadlubar SA, Chiang TC, Wong HK. Tanning Bed Use, Risk of Melanoma and Opportunity for Prevention with Sulforaphane. Translational Cancer Research. 2016 October; 5.

Chiang TC, Su LJ. “What is epigenetics?” In: Environmental Epigenetics. Su LJ, Chiang TC. Humana Press. 2015.

Chiang TC. “Epigenetic Changes in Hormonal Related Disease: Uterine Leiomyoma (Fibroids)”. In: Environmental Epigenetics. Su LJ, Chiang TC. Humana Press. 2015.

Nierth-Simpson EN, Martin MM, Chiang TC, Melnik LI, Rhodes LV, Muir SE, Burow ME, McLachlan JA. Human uterine smooth muscle and leiomyoma cells differ in their rapid 17{beta}-estradiol Signaling. Endocrinology. 2009 Jan 29.