Dr. Pei-Min Chao graduated from the Department of Agricultural Chemistry, National Taiwan University in 1987 and obtained both of her MS degree (1991) and PhD degree (2002) in Nutritional Biochemistry, National Taiwan University. She started her faculty position in Department of Nutrition, China Medical University from 1991 to present day. It was there she received outstanding teaching awards for recognition of her teaching skill. In 2007, driven by her research interests in obesity and metabolic syndrome, she embarked on, a one-year post-doctoral training at Pennington Biomedical Research Center (PBRC), Baton Rouge, LA, USA. In PBRC, she worked with Dr. Leslie Kozak and participated in their research in the areas of molecular mechanisms in determining susceptibility to obesity. Dr. Chao has published papers in Journal of Nutrition, British Journal of Nutrition, Nutrition, Metabolism, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, FASEB J, Plos One…etc. And, in 2010, she was promoted from associate professor to professor. Currently, Dr. Pei-Min Chao’s research focuses on 3 areas: (1) The development of functional foods with potential in treating metabolic syndrome. (2) The anti-obesity effect of bitter melon seed oil. (3) The modulations of glucose and lipid metabolism associated with dietary oxidized frying oil consumption.

生技製藥暨食品科學院營養學系 教授/Department of Nutrition Professor


  • 姓名:趙蓓敏/Pei-Min Chao
  • 任職單位:生技製藥暨食品科學院營養學系 教授
  • Department of Nutrition Professor
  • 電話:(04)22053366  分機7509
  • E-mail:pmchao@mail.cmu.edu.tw


  • 台灣大學 農業化學營養科學組 碩士
    National Taiwan University Master
  • 台灣大學 農業化學農製組 學士
    National Taiwan University Bachelor
  • 國立台灣大學 農化所營養科學組 博士
    National Taiwan University Doctor

經歷/Work experience

  • 中國醫藥大學 健康照護學院營養學系 教授( 990801~)
    China Medical University Department of Nutrition Professor
  • 中國醫藥大學 生技製藥暨食品科學院營養學系 教授(1040801~)
    China Medical University Department of Nutrition Professor
  • 台灣省藥試所 約聘助理( 760801~ 780228)

主管經歷/Administrative experience

  • 生技製藥暨食品科學院副院長(1070801~1080731)
    College of Biopharmaceutical and Food Sciences Vice Dean
  • 生技製藥暨食品科學院營養學系系主任(1040801~1050131)
    Department of Nutrition Chairman
  • 生技製藥暨食品科學院營養學系系主任(1050201~1070731)
    Department of Nutrition Chairman
  • 健康照護學院營養學系系主任(1020801~1040731)
    Department of Nutrition Chairman

專長/Research expertise

  • 營養生化
  • 分子營養學
  • 脂質代謝
  • Obesity and metabolic diseases
  • Nutrigenomics
  • Food safety in frying oil