Celebrate Asian Pacific American heritage during the month of May. Read about famous Asian Pacific American scientists below. Click on individuals to learn more!
Harvey Akio Itano, PhD
A biochemist best known for his work on the molecular basis of sickle cell anemia and other diseases.
Undergrad at WashU double majoring in Biology: Neuroscience and Japanese Language and Culture
Yuan-Cheng Fung, PhD
Chinese-American bioengineer. Regarded as a founding figure of bioengineering and the “Founder of Modern Biomechanics”.
David Ho, MD
Renowned Taiwanese-American HIV/AIDS researcher, since the beginning of the epidemic.
Larry Kwak, MD
A cancer researcher, the Director of the Toni Stephenson Lymphoma Center and the Dr. Michael Friedman Professor for Translational Medicine at City of Hope.
Santa J. Ono, PhD
A Japanese-Canadian biologist and university administrator. He worked in the field of gene regulation in the immune system.
Yellapragada Subbarow, PhD
An Indian biochemist that worked both in academia and industry (American Cyanamid Company (now part of Pfizer).