• 213 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
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Personal profile


  • 2004-2010 Ph.D., Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center
    1999-2001 M.S., Department of Life ScienceㄝNational Tsing Hua University
    1995-1999 B.S., Department of Biomedical Science and Environment Biology, Kaohsiung Medical University


  • 2016.12- Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, School of <edicine, Taipei Medical University
  • 2015. 09-2016.11 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. Institute of Biomedical Science, Academia Sinica
  • 2011.12–2015.08 JSPS Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. Department of System Biology, Graduate school of Pharmaceutical Science, Kyoto University


  • 2014 Kobayashi International Foundation Scholarship
  • 2013 Takeda Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow Scholarship
  • 2011 JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow Scholarship for Overseas Researchers
  • 2009 The 4th Tien-Te Lee Award-Distinguished Thesis, TienTe Lee Biomedical Foundation

Research Interests

  • Neuroscience, chronobiology, hepatology

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Polyadenylation Medicine & Life Sciences
homeostasis Physics & Astronomy
Neurofibromin 1 Medicine & Life Sciences
Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Phosphatases Medicine & Life Sciences
Dual Specificity Phosphatase 1 Medicine & Life Sciences
Guanylate Kinases Medicine & Life Sciences
Dendritic Spines Medicine & Life Sciences
Carrier Proteins Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2017 2020


Chao, H.


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


Chao, H.


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


Chao, H.


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


Chao, H.


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


Chao, H.


Project: B - Project of TMUg - Research Grants for Newly Hired Faculty

Research Output 2008 2019

  • 213 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 9 Article
  • 1 Review article
1 Citation (Scopus)

Homeostasis of glucose and lipid in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Chao, H. W., Chao, S. W., Lin, H., Ku, H. C. & Cheng, C. F., Jan 2 2019, In : International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 20, 2, 298.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article


Rnase a promotes proliferation of neuronal progenitor cells via an ERK-dependent pathway

Liu, H. Y., Chen, C. Y., Hung, Y. F., Lin, H. R., Chao, H. W., Shih, P. Y., Chuang, C. N., Li, W. P., Huang, T. N. & Hsueh, Y. P., Nov 26 2018, In : Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience. 11, 428.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pancreatic Ribonuclease
MAP Kinase Signaling System
Stem Cells
Cell Proliferation
6 Citations (Scopus)

Circadian clock regulates hepatic polyploidy by modulating Mkp1-Erk1/2 signaling pathway

Chao, H. W., Doi, M., Fustin, J. M., Chen, H., Murase, K., Maeda, Y., Hayashi, H., Tanaka, R., Sugawa, M., Mizukuchi, N., Yamaguchi, Y., Yasunaga, J. I., Matsuoka, M., Sakai, M., Matsumoto, M., Hamada, S. & Okamura, H., Dec 1 2017, In : Nature Communications. 8, 1, 2238.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Phosphatases
Dual Specificity Phosphatase 1
Circadian Clocks
2 Citations (Scopus)

Olfactory-Experience- and Developmental-Stage-Dependent Control of CPEB4 Regulates c-Fos mRNA Translation for Granule Cell Survival

Tseng, C. S., Chao, H. W., Huang, H. S. & Huang, Y. S., Nov 21 2017, In : Cell Reports. 21, 8, p. 2264-2276 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Protein Biosynthesis
Cell Survival
Carrier Proteins
Olfactory Bulb
17 Citations (Scopus)

Gpr176 is a Gz-linked orphan G-protein-coupled receptor that sets the pace of circadian behaviour

Doi, M., Murai, I., Kunisue, S., Setsu, G., Uchio, N., Tanaka, R., Kobayashi, S., Shimatani, H., Hayashi, H., Chao, H. W., Nakagawa, Y., Takahashi, Y., Hotta, Y., Yasunaga, J. I., Matsuoka, M., Hastings, M. H., Kiyonari, H. & Okamura, H., Feb 17 2016, In : Nature Communications. 7, 10583.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

G-Protein-Coupled Receptors
Suprachiasmatic Nucleus
circadian rhythms