Dr. Chuang’s research has contributed to an understanding of the neuroprotective gene biomarkers, neuroimmune responses, and pathophysiological mechanisms in the brain. Her doctoral dissertation topic earned the Young Investigator Award in the 38th Society of Critical Care Medicine Congress in Nashville, Tennessee, 2009; the Journal of Neurotrauma also published her work. Dr. Chuang received her research funding through the Oncology Nursing Society Foundation and has been recognized in a specific neuroscience field. After attending NINR’s Summer Genetics Institute at the NIH campus and she became a research fellow at the NINR. To date, Dr. Chuang continues to use her experience and abilities to pursue her research/academic strategies and explore a transitional research from the bench evidence to bedside practice in neurological populations in both critical care setting and long-term recovery at the College of Nursing, University of Colorado.