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Personal profile


  • 2005-2011 Ph.D., Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University
  • 1990-1997 M.D., School of Medicine , National Taiwan University


  • 2014 Visiting Scholar, Kyoto University Hospital
  • 2013 Visiting Scholar, Duke University Medical Center
  • 2012.11-2019.01 Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Taipei Medical University


  • 2014-2016 NSC project
  • 2012-2013 NSC project
  • 2008-2009 NSC project
  • 2006-2007 NSC project

Research Interests

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Molecular Biology
  • Tumor Metastasis

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Projects 2012 2020


Kuo, K.


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


Kuo, K.


Project: B - Project of TMUh - Other (Funded by TMU)


Kuo, K.


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

Study of Expression and Functional Mechanisms of Histone 3 K4 Demethylase JARID1B in Tumorigenesis and Correlation with Progression in Lung Cancer

Kuo, K., Wang, L. & Yeh, C.


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


Kuo, K.


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

Research Output 2003 2019

  • 419 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 31 Article
1 Citation (Scopus)

Astragalus polysaccharide (PG2) ameliorates cancer symptom clusters, as well as improves quality of life in patients with metastatic disease, through modulation of the inflammatory cascade

Huang, W. C., Kuo, K. T., Bamodu, O. A., Lin, Y. K., Wang, C. H., Lee, K. Y., Wang, L. S., Yeh, C. T. & Tsai, J. T., Aug 1 2019, In : Cancers. 11, 8, 1054.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Quality of Life
Granulocyte-Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor
Open Access
dendritic cells
lung neoplasms
Dendritic Cells
3 Citations (Scopus)

4-acetyl-antroquinonol B suppresses SOD2-enhanced cancer stem cell-like phenotypes and chemoresistance of colorectal cancer cells by inducing hsa-miR-324 re-expression

Bamodu, O. A., Yang, C. K., Cheng, W. H., Tzeng, D. T. W., Kuo, K. T., Huang, C. C., Deng, L., Hsiao, M., Lee, W. H. & Yeh, C. T., Aug 10 2018, In : Cancers. 10, 8, 269.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplastic Stem Cells
Colorectal Neoplasms
3 Citations (Scopus)
Neoplastic Stem Cells
Liver Neoplasms
Wnt Signaling Pathway
11 Citations (Scopus)

Garcinol inhibits cancer stem cell-like phenotype via suppression of the Wnt/β-catenin/STAT3 axis signalling pathway in human non-small cell lung carcinomas

Huang, W. C., Kuo, K. T., Adebayo, B. O., Wang, C. H., Chen, Y. J., Jin, K., Tsai, T. H. & Yeh, C. T., Apr 1 2018, In : Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry. 54, p. 140-150 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplastic Stem Cells
Stem cells
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma