Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology

  • No. 250 Wu-Xing Street

    11031 Taipei

Organization profile

Organisation profile

Department of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology was established in August 1, 2014. Faculty members are from Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei Municipal Wan Fang Hospital, and Shuang Ho Hospital-teaching hospitals affiliated with Taipei Medical University.

Mission. We are committed to maintain high quality of educational programs for our medical students.

Teaching. Our teaching goals are: to provide basic concepts and knowledge in Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology including rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythmatosis, ankylosing spondylitis, Sjogren's syndrome, allergic diseases, other autoimmune diseases and osteo-immunology etc.; to cultivate physicians with refined skills in case analysis, evaluation and management of patients; to train students to be well-rounded physicians with proper medical ethics. We expect our medical students to be idealistic, lifelong learner, and prepared for variety of potentials for the future.

Research. From bench to bedside, our research includes clinical and basic research on the molecular mechanism and cytokines analysis of autoimmune diseases and osteo-immunology.

Perspectives. The collaboration of advance technology in basic and clinical research are expected to benefit the unanswered queries of our patients. We really hope there will be more young doctors and researchers who will join us our in this future battlefield medicine.

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Ankylosing Spondylitis Medicine & Life Sciences
Rheumatoid Arthritis Medicine & Life Sciences
Taiwan Medicine & Life Sciences
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Medicine & Life Sciences
Rheumatic Diseases Medicine & Life Sciences
Sjogren's Syndrome Medicine & Life Sciences
Population Medicine & Life Sciences
Popliteal Cyst Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2015 2019


Chang, C.


Project: b - Ministry of Science and Technology


Chang, C.


Project: g - Research Grants for Newly Hired Faculty


Chang, C.


Project: b - Ministry of Science and Technology

Research Output 1996 2019

  • 671 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
  • 94 Article

Thymectomy in patients with myasthenia gravis increases the risk of autoimmune rheumatic diseases: a nationwide cohort study

Chang, C-C., Lin, T-M., Chang, Y-S., Chen, W-S., Sheu, J-J., Chen, Y-H. & Chen, J-H., Jan 1 2019, In : Rheumatology. 58, 1, p. 135-143 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myasthenia Gravis
Rheumatic Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Cohort Studies
1 Citations

Autoimmune rheumatic diseases and the risk of Parkinson disease: a nationwide population-based cohort study in Taiwan

Chang, C. C., Lin, T. M., Chang, Y. S., Chen, W. S., Sheu, J. J., Chen, Y. H. & Chen, J. H., 2018, In : Annals of Medicine. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rheumatic Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Parkinson Disease
Cohort Studies
2 Citations

Autoimmune rheumatic diseases increase dementia risk in middle-aged patients: A nationwide cohort study

Lin, T. M., Chen, W. S., Sheu, J. J., Chen, Y. H., Chen, J. H. & Chang, C. C., Jan 1 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 1, e0186475.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

middle-aged adults
autoimmune diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
cohort studies