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Pathology & Immunology

Houston, Texas

Pathology and Immunology
Pathology & Immunology
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Ching-Nan Ou, Ph.D.Professor


  • Ph.D., Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, 1977
  • B.S., National Chung-Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan, 1967

Post-doctoral Training

  • Dept. of Laboratory Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55901, 1978-1980
  • Dept. of Biochemistry and Biophysics, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21105, 1977-1978

Area of Interest

  • Pediatric Clinical Chemistry
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
  • Hemoglobinopathies and thalassemias
  • The clinical applications of high-performance liquid chromatography

Current Position

  • Professor of Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030

Professional Positions Held

  • Director of Clinical Chemistry, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX 77030

Honors and Awards

  • Young Investigator Award, The Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists, 1980
  • Fellow, National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry, 1987

Professional Organization Positions

  • American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  • Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists
  • National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry

Representative Publications

  • Kim TW, Rognerud CL, Ou CN. Accuracy in the alteration of acetaminophen suppositories. Anesth Analg 100:1303-5, 2005
  • Ou CN, Rognerud CL. Diagnosis of hemoglobinopathies: Electrophoresis vs. HPLC. Clinica Chimica Acta, 313:187-94, 2001
  • Roberts WL, Frank EL, Moulton L, Papadea C, Noffsinger JK, Ou CN. Effects of nine hemoglobins variants on five glycohemoglobin methods. Clin Chem, 46:569-72, 2000
  • Shulman RJ, Schanler RJ, Lau C, Heitkemper M, Ou CN, Smith EO. Early feeding, antenatal glucocorticoids, and human milk decrease intestinal permeability in preterm infants. Pediatr Res 44:519-23, 1998
  • Ou CN, Rognerud CL. Rapid analysis of hemoglobin variants using a cation exchange HPLC method. Clin Chem 39:820-4, 1993
Ching-Nan Ou, Ph.D.

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