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  • 2006, Ph.D. (Biomedical Science), University of South Carolina, USA
  • 2001, B.A. (Biology), Baylor University, USA


  • Present, Assistant Professor, TMU
  • 2012, Postdoctoral Fellow, IRCM


  • 2015 Poster award, 1st place, TMU Teacher and Student Joint Academic Research Symposium

Research Interests

  • Axon guidance
  • Developmental neuroscience
  • Cell biology

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Projects 2013 2019

Research Output 2007 2018

  • 317 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
  • 16 Article
  • 1 Comment/debate
1 Citations

Ephexin1 is required for Eph-Mediated limb trajectory of spinal motor axons

Chang, C. J., Chang, M. Y., Chou, S. Y., Huang, C. C., Chuang, J. Y., Hsu, T. I., Chang, H. F., Wu, Y. H., Wu, C. C., Morales, D., Kania, A. & Kao, T. J., Feb 21 2018, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 38, 8, p. 2043-2056 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motor Neurons
Spinal Cord
Cell Cycle

Nck2 is essential for limb trajectory selection by spinal motor axons

Chang, C. J., Chang, M. Y., Lee, Y. C., Chen, K. Y., Hsu, T. I., Wu, Y. H., Chuang, J. Y. & Kao, T. J., Sep 1 2018, In : Developmental Dynamics. 247, 9, p. 1043-1056 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motor Neurons

Upregulation of Znf179 acetylation by SAHA protects cells against oxidative stress

Wu, C. C., Lee, P. T., Kao, T. J., Chou, S. Y., Su, R. Y., Lee, Y. C., Yeh, S. H., Liou, J. P., Hsu, T. I., Su, T. P., Chuang, C. K., Chang, W. C. & Chuang, J. Y., Oct 1 2018, In : Redox Biology. 19, p. 74-80 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zinc Fingers
Oxidative Stress
35 Citations

Netrin1 Produced by Neural Progenitors, Not Floor Plate Cells, Is Required for Axon Guidance in the Spinal Cord

Varadarajan, S. G., Kong, J. H., Phan, K. D., Kao, T. J., Panaitof, S. C., Cardin, J., Eltzschig, H., Kania, A., Novitch, B. G. & Butler, S. J., May 17 2017, In : Neuron. 94, 4, p. 790-799.e3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Cord
Chemotactic Factors