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  • 2004, PhD (Microbiology), Graduate Institute of Microbiology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University


  • Professor, Master Program in Global Health and Development of Taipei Medical University, 2013~present.
  • Adjunctive Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Swaziland, southern Africa, 2010-present.
  • Professor & Chairman of Department of Molecular Parasitology and Tropical Diseases, Taipei Medical University School of Medicine, 2008.02~present.
  • Board Trustee, Taiwan Society of Parasitology, 1997-2015.
  • Associate Professor & Chairman of Department of Parasitology, Taipei Medical University College of Medicine, 2004~2008.02.
  • Assistant Professor of Department of Parasitology, Taipei Medical University College of Medicine, 2000-2003.
  • Instructor of Department of Parasitology, Taipei Medical University College of Medicine, 1995-2000.


Research Interests

  • Molecular and immunopathogenesis of zoonotic parasitosis

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Projects 2010 2018

Research Output 1996 2018

  • 912 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
  • 114 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Review article

Corrigendum to "Seroprevalence, disease awareness, and risk factors for Toxocara canisinfection among primary schoolchildren in Makoko, an urban slumcommunity in Nigeria" [Acta Tropica 146 (2015) 135-140]

Gyang, P. V., Akinwale, O. P., Lee, Y. L., Chuang, T. W., Orok, A. B., Ajibaye, O., Liao, C. W., Chen, P. C., Chou, C. M., Huang, Y. C., Barghouth, U. & Fan, C. K., Feb 2018, In : Acta Tropica. 178, p. 340

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

school children
risk factors
18 Citations

Human toxocariasis

Ma, G., Holland, C. V., Wang, T., Hofmann, A., Fan, C. K., Maizels, R. M., Hotez, P. J. & Gasser, R. B., Jan 2018, In : The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 18, 1, p. e14-e24

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nervous System Diseases
Regulatory T-Lymphocytes
Dendritic Cells

Progress toward development of photodynamic vaccination against infectious/malignant diseases and photodynamic mosquitocides

Chang, K. P., Kolli, B. K., Fan, C. K., Ng, D. K. P., Wong, C. T. T., Manna, L., Corso, R., Shih, N. Y., Elliott, R., Jiang, X. P., Shiao, S. H. & Fu, G. L., Jan 1 2018, Light-Based Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases. SPIE, Vol. 10479. 1047912

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Photodynamic therapy
infectious diseases
Photosensitizing Agents
5 Citations

Schistosomiasis knowledge, attitude, practices, and associated factors among primary school children in the Siphofaneni area in the Lowveld of Swaziland

Maseko, T. S. B., Mkhonta, N. R., Masuku, S., Dlamini, S. V. & Fan, C-K., Feb 2018, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 51, 1, p. 103-109

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Logistic Models

Press / Media

N-acetylcysteine supplementation prevents hypertension

Chia-Kwung Fan


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media