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  • Present, Ph.D candidate , Neural Regenerative Medicine, Taipei Medical University/National Health Research Institutes
  • 2018 Visiting Scholar, Berkeley-Taiwan Biomedical (BTB) Fellowship Program, UC Berkeley, U.S.A.
  • 2008 M.D., Medicine, University of Indonesia


  • 2015- Attending Neurologist, Wan Fang hospital, Taipei Medical University
  • 2017-2018 Visiting Scholar, Berkeley-Taiwan Biomedical (BTB) Fellowship Program, UC Berkeley College of Engineering
  • 2013-2015 Fellow in Sleep Medicine and Neurocritical Care, Wan Fang hospital, Taipei Medical University
  • 2009-2013 Resident in Neurology, Wan Fang hospital, Taipei Medical University
  • 2008 Clinical posting, Internal medicine & neurology, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden


  • 2016 Taiwan Neurological Society, Young Scholar Award, 2017
  • Won the phase 1 FITI (From IP to IPO) competition, Ministry of Science of technology
  • 2015 Awarded 3rd place in Entrepreneurship & Start-up Competition, Taipei Medical University
  • 2012 Awarded Best Resident Physician in Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2011 Awarded 1st place paper in annual academic publication event, Taipei Medical University

Research Interests

  • Nerve excitability test, neuromuscular disease, dementia, biodesign, medical device, rehabilitation robotics


  • https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=zJ4SyIMAAAAJ&hl=en
  • https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jowy_Tani
  • https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9979-6779

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Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy Medicine & Life Sciences
Radiculopathy Medicine & Life Sciences
Vitamin B 12 Deficiency Medicine & Life Sciences
Stem Cell Research Medicine & Life Sciences
Neuromuscular Diseases Medicine & Life Sciences
Diabetic Neuropathies Medicine & Life Sciences
Nitrous Oxide Medicine & Life Sciences
Robotics Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2007 2019

  • 42 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 6 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Poster
  • 1 Letter

Elucidating unique axonal dysfunction between nitrous oxide abuse and Vitamin B12 deficiency

Tani, J., Weng, H. Y., Chen, H. J., Chang, T. S., Sung, J. Y. & Lin, C. S. Y., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Neurology. 10, JUL, 704.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Vitamin B 12 Deficiency
Nitrous Oxide
Inhalant Abuse
Pathologic Processes
Vitamin B 12

The axonal properties in prediabetic patients

Lin, Y-C., Sung, J-Y., Chang, T. S. & Tani, J., Jul 2017, p. 215-216. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Prediabetic State
Nerve Compression Syndromes
Peripheral Nerve Injuries
9 Citations (Scopus)

Uncovering sensory axonal dysfunction in asymptomatic type 2 diabetic neuropathy

Sung, J. Y., Tani, J., Chang, T. S. & Lin, C. S. Y., Feb 1 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 2, e0171223.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

diabetic neuropathy
peripheral nervous system diseases
Diabetic Neuropathies
motor neurons
nerve tissue

Reply: Biomarkers of 'acute-onset' chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy

Park, S. B., Sung, J-Y., Tani, J., Kiernan, M. C. & Lin, C. S. Y., 2015, In : Brain. 138, 3, p. e336

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

4 Citations (Scopus)

Sensory axonal dysfunction in cervical radiculopathy

Sung, J-Y., Tani, J., Hung, K-S., Lui, T-N. & Lin, C. S. Y., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 86, 6, p. 640-645 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neural Conduction
Adenosine Triphosphatases