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Personal profile


  • 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


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Research Output

  • 2554 Citations
  • 26 h-Index
  • 109 Article
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Review article

The p53 inactivators pifithrin-μ and pifithrin-α mitigate TBI-induced neuronal damage through regulation of oxidative stress, neuroinflammation, autophagy and mitophagy

Yang, L. Y., Greig, N. H., Tweedie, D., Jung, Y. J., Chiang, Y. H., Hoffer, B. J., Miller, J. P., Chang, K. H. & Wang, J. Y., Feb 2020, In : Experimental Neurology. 324, 113135.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • (-)-Phenserine Ameliorates Contusion Volume, Neuroinflammation, and Behavioral Impairments Induced by Traumatic Brain Injury in Mice

    Hsueh, S. C., Lecca, D., Greig, N. H., Wang, J. Y., Selman, W., Hoffer, B. J., Miller, J. P. & Chiang, Y. H., Sep 1 2019, In : Cell Transplantation. 28, 9-10, p. 1183-1196 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 3 Citations (Scopus)

    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
  • Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Neuromodulatory Effects of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation on Motor Excitability in Rats

    Liu, H. H., He, X. K., Chen, H. Y., Peng, C. W., Rotenberg, A., Juan, C. H., Pei, Y. C., Liu, H. L., Chiang, Y. H., Wang, J. Y., Feng, X. J., Huang, Y. Z. & Hsieh, T. H., Jan 1 2019, In : Neural Plasticity. 2019, 4252943.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access