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  • 1983 Ph.D. (Pharmacology), University of Minnesota, U.S.A.
  • 1976 B.S. (Pharmacy), National Taiwan University, Taiwan


  • 2019- Executive Director, Neuroscience Research Center, Taipei Medical University 
  • 2010- Professor, Institute of Medical Sciences, Taipei Medical University
  • 2010- Chair, Department of Physiology, Taipei Medical University
  • 2002-2008 Director, Institute of Physiology & Chair, Department of Physiology, National Defense Medical Center
  • 1985-2010 Associate Professor and Professor, Department of Physiology, National Defense Medical Center
  • 2000.08-2001.01 Visiting Researcher, NIDA, NIH, U.S.A.
  • 1990.08-1991.01 Visiting Researcher, State Univ. of New York at Stony Brook, U.S.A


  • 2014-present Council Member, Society of Neurotrauma, Taiwan
  • 2002-present Council Member, Chinese Physiological Society, Taiwan
  • 1998-2012 Council Member, Society for Basic Neuroscience, Taiwan
  • 2008 & many other years Outstanding teacher, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • 1988 Chia-Shing’s Excellent Academic Publications Awards, Taiwan
  • Reviewers and Editorial Boars: J Neurotrauma: Molecular Neurobiology,..J Biomed. Sci…etc

Research Interests

  • Brain injury & Neurodegeneration
  • Neuroprotection and Regeneration
  • Neuro-glia signal transduction
  • Neurobiology
  • Neuroimmunology


Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Jia-Yi Wang is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Neuroglia Medicine & Life Sciences
Wounds and Injuries Medicine & Life Sciences
Brain Chemical Compounds
Neurons Medicine & Life Sciences
Brain Concussion Medicine & Life Sciences
Nitric Oxide Medicine & Life Sciences
Heat Stroke Medicine & Life Sciences
Apoptosis Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2010 2019

Research Output 1987 2019

  • 2491 Citations
  • 26 h-Index
  • 105 Article
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Review article

Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blocker monotherapy retard deterioration of renal function in Taiwanese chronic kidney disease population

Zheng, C. M., Wang, J. Y., Chen, T. T., Wu, Y. C., Wu, Y. L., Lin, H. T., Chiu, S. P., Chang, T. J., Zheng, J. Q., Chu, N. F., Lin, Y. M., Su, S. L., Lu, K. C., Chen, J. S., Sung, F. C., Lee, C. T., Yang, Y., Hwang, S. J., Wang, M. C., Hsu, Y. H. & 4 others, Chiou, H. Y., Kao, S., Wu, M. Y. & Lin, Y. F., Dec 1 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 2694.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
4 Citations (Scopus)

Post-injury neuroprotective effects of the thalidomide analog 3,6′-dithiothalidomide on traumatic brain injury

Batsaikhan, B., Wang, J. Y., Scerba, M. T., Tweedie, D., Greig, N. H., Miller, J. P., Hoffer, B. J., Lin, C. T. & Wang, J. Y., Feb 1 2019, In : International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 20, 3, 502.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
brain damage
Neuroprotective Agents

Psychometric Evaluation of Anxiety, Depression, and Sleep Quality after a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Longitudinal Study

Ma, H-P., Chen, P-S., Wong, C-S., Chang, C-F., Ou, J-C., Tsai, Y-R., Chiu, W-T., Tsai, S-H., Liao, K-H., Chiang, Y-H., Wang, J-Y., Chen, K-Y. & Wu, J. C-C., 2019, In : Behavioural Neurology. 2019, p. 4364592

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain Concussion
Longitudinal Studies
4 Citations (Scopus)

Expressions of chemokines and their receptors in the brain after heat stroke-induced cortical damage

Lin, Y. F., Liu, T. T., Hu, C. H., Chen, C. C. & Wang, J. Y., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Neuroimmunology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heat Stroke
Chemokine Receptors
Hot Temperature
19 Citations (Scopus)

Neuroprotective effects of pifithrin-α against traumatic brain injury in the striatum through suppression of neuroinflammation, oxidative stress, autophagy, and apoptosis

Huang, Y. N., Yang, L. Y., Greig, N. H., Wang, Y. C., Lai, C. C. & Wang, J. Y., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 2368.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuroprotective Agents
Oxidative Stress
Corpus Striatum