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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Toxocara canis Medicine & Life Sciences
Seroepidemiologic Studies Medicine & Life Sciences
Taiwan Medicine & Life Sciences
Toxoplasmosis Medicine & Life Sciences
Infection Medicine & Life Sciences
Toxocariasis Medicine & Life Sciences
Swaziland Medicine & Life Sciences
Toxocara Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2010 2019


Cheng, P.


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


Chuang, T.


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


Liao, C.


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

Research Output 1996 2019

Contextual Factors and Spatial Patterns of Childhood Malnutrition in Provinces of Burkina Faso

Chuang, Y-C., Chuang, T-W., Chao, H. J., Tseng, K-C., Nkoka, O., Sunaringsih, S. & Chuang, K-Y., May 1 2019, In : Journal of Tropical Pediatrics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Intestinal parasitic infections: Current status and associated risk factors among school aged children in an archetypal African urban slum in Nigeria

Gyang, V. P., Chuang, T-W., Liao, C-W., Lee, Y-L., Akinwale, O. P., Orok, A., Ajibaye, O., Babasola, A. J., Cheng, P-C., Chou, C-M., Huang, Y-C., Sonko, P. & Fan, C-K., 2019, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Poverty Areas
Parasitic Diseases
Drinking Water
Regulatory T-Lymphocytes
Dendritic Cells