Department of Molecular Parasitology and Tropical Diseases

  • No. 250 Wu-Xing Street

    11031 Taipei

Organization profile

Organisation profile

Currently, four full-time faculties and one technician are in our department. Department members are responsible to the Parasitology courses provided to undergraduate students of School of Medicine, Medical Technology and Public Health as well as part courses for graduate students. Our major research fields cover molecular and immunopathogenesis of zoonotic parasitosis, epidemiology, and construction tropical disease prediction mode. Our research achievements have been published in internationally sound scientific Journals related to Parasitology, Tropical Medicine, Microbiology and Epidemiology. Proudly, some of excellent papers have been published in top Journals like the Lancet and Clinical Microbiology Reviews. Prof. Fan has led a Parasitology Research Team to undertake NTDs research in Africa Swaziland and Sao Tomes since 2009 as well as Marshall Islands Republic in Micronesia since 2013 and obtained a fruitful academic achievements.

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    Projects

    Create Dengue Suitability Maps Using Machine Learning Techniques

    Chuang, T.

    8/1/197/31/20

    Project: A - Government Institutionb - Ministry of Science and Technology

    Research Output

    Pathogenesis of cerebral toxocariasis and neurodegenerative diseases

    Fan, C. K., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) Advances in Parasitology. Academic Press Inc., (Advances in Parasitology).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Schistosoma egg antigens suppress LPS-induced inflammation in human IMR-90 cells by modulation of JAK/STAT1 signaling

    Lee, K. Y., Lee, Y. L., Chiang, M. H., Wang, H. Y., Chen, C. Y., Lin, C. H., Chen, Y. C., Fan, C. K. & Cheng, P. C., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Seroprevalence of Toxocara spp. infection in Southeast Asia and Taiwan

    Chou, C. M. & Fan, C. K., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) Advances in Parasitology. Academic Press Inc., (Advances in Parasitology).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter