• 615 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
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Personal profile


  • 1999, Ph.D., Institute of Toxicology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University.
  • 1993, M.S., Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University
  • 1991, Bachelor, School of Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, Taipei Medical University


  • 2010 Assistant Professor, School of Medicine
  • 2009 Research Fellow, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University
  • 2008 Postdoc Fellow, National Institute of Cancer Research, National Health Research Institutes
  • 2003 Director, Incubator/Everlife Biotechnology Ltd.
  • 1999 Postdoc Fellow, National Institute of Cancer Research, National Health Research Institutes


  • Travel Award, the 40th Annual Meeting of Korean Cancer Association, June 19-20, 2014, Seoul, Korea.
  • Kobayashi Foundation Award at the 9th ACOS and the award ceremony, Aug. 27, 2010.
  • Level 3 Award for Science and Technology of Anhui Province, Nov. 9, 2007
  • Level 1 Award for Science and Technology of Ho-Fei City, May 16, 2007

Research Interests

  • Study the anticancer activities of natural products or herbal medicine on cancer stem cell elimination, differentiation induction, cell cycle regulation, signaling inhibition etc.

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Research Output 1994 2019

  • 615 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
  • 33 Article
1 Citation (Scopus)

Protective effect of Antrodia cinnamomea extract against irradiation-induced acute hepatitis

Kuo, T. H., Kuo, Y. H., Cho, C. Y., Yao, C. J., Lai, G. M. & Chuang, S. E., Feb 2 2019, In : International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 20, 4, 846.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bearings (structural)
Free radicals
PC12 Cells
Extracellular Signal-Regulated MAP Kinases
Cell Differentiation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Opposite regulation of CHOP and GRP78 and synergistic apoptosis induction by selenium yeast and fish oil via AMPK activation in lung adenocarcinoma cells

Kao, R. H., Lai, G. M., Chow, J. M., Liao, C. H., Zheng, Y. M., Tsai, W. L., Hsia, S., Lai, I. C., Lee, H. L., Chuang, S. E., Whang-Peng, J. & Yao, C. J., Oct 8 2018, In : Nutrients. 10, 10, 1458.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

AMP-activated protein kinase
AMP-Activated Protein Kinases
Fish Oils
6 Citations (Scopus)
MAP Kinase Signaling System
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Lung Neoplasms
lissamine rhodamine B
Protein-Tyrosine Kinases
13 Citations (Scopus)
lung neoplasms
Lung Neoplasms