In 1992, You-Lin Tain graduated from China Medical University, Taiwan with an M.D. degree. He later received his residency training in pediatrics and fellow training in pediatric nephrology at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital (CGMH), Taiwan. From 1999 to 2002, Dr. Tain worked as an attending pediatrician at Kaohsiung CGMH, Taiwan. At the same time, he attained a master’s degree in biomedicine at the Chang Gung University, Taiwan. In 2003, he went to the U.S. with a pre-doctoral fellowship award from his hospital. In 2007, Dr. Tain graduated from the University of Florida, Graduate School of Medicine with a Ph.D. in Physiology. Later he returned to Taiwan and worked at the Kaohsiung CGMH. Presently, he is a Professor of Pediatrics at the Kaohsiung CGMH and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, a physician scientist, and the Director of the Department of Medical Research and Development, Kaohsiung CGMH, Taiwan. His research interests include pediatric nephrology, free radical medicine, renal physiology, DOHaD, and hypertension.
In recent 5 years (2012-2017), Dr. Tain has 22 grants as PI and 15 grants as Co-PI from the Ministry of Science and Technology, the National Health Research Institute, his hospital, and other resources in Taiwan. All of his projects focus on understanding how the NO/ROS imbalance contributes to developmental programming, hypertension, and kidney disease. Overall, Dr. Tain published 97 reports of which he first and/or corresponding authored on 62 in the past five years (2012-2017).