• 32210 Citations
  • 84 h-Index
1975 …2018
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  • Postdoctoral Training
  • University of California at San Francisco (with Bruce Alberts)
  • Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics (1978-1980)
  • Harvard University (with Dr. James C. Wang)
  • Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology (1977-78)
  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate (with Dr. James C. Wang)
  • University of California, Berkeley (1973-77) Ph. D. in Biophysics
  • National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan B. S. in Chemistry (1967-71)


  • Adjunct Professor and Vice President (2013-present)
  • Taipei Medical University
  • Professor and Chair (1992-2012) and Professor (2012 to 2014) of Pharmacology
  • UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (now Rutgers University)
  • Assistant (1980-1984), Associate (1984-1988) and Full Professor (1988-1992) of Biological Chemistry
  • Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine


  • Academecian (2000-present) Awarded by Academia Sinica, Taiwan
  • Honorary Professor (2006-2008) Awarded by School of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • C. Chester Stock Award (2003), Awarded by: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Bruce F. Cain Memorial Award for Outstanding Preclinical Research in Cancer Chemotherapy (1997) Awarded by American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
  • George H. Hitchings Award for Innovative Drug Design (1989) Awarded by Burroughs Wellcome Fund
  • Searle Scholar Award, Awarded by Searle Scholar Program (1981-1984)

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Projects 2015 2016


Yen, Y., Whang-Peng, J., Liu, L. & Chang, W.


Project: c - Ministry of Health and Welfare

Research Output 1975 2018

Inhibitory effect of Anoectochilus formosanus extract on hyperglycemia-related PD-L1 expression and cancer proliferation

Ho, Y., Chen, Y. F., Wang, L. H., Hsu, K. Y., Chin, Y. T., Yang, Y. C. S. H., Wang, S. H., Chen, Y. R., Shih, Y. J., Liu, L. F., Wang, K., Whang-Peng, J., Tang, H. Y., Lin, H. Y., Liu, H. L. & Lin, S. J., Aug 2 2018, In : Frontiers in Pharmacology. 9, AUG, 807.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obese Mice
Blood Glucose
Hypoglycemic Agents

Nano-Diamino-Tetrac (NDAT) Enhances Resveratrol-Induced Antiproliferation by Action on the RRM2 Pathway in Colorectal Cancers

Nana, A. W., Wu, S. Y., Yang, Y. C. S., Chin, Y. T., Cheng, T. M., Ho, Y., Li, W. S., Liao, Y. M., Chen, Y. R., Shih, Y. J., Liu, Y. R., Pedersen, J., Incerpi, S., Hercbergs, A., Liu, L. F., Whang-Peng, J., Davis, P. J. & Lin, H. Y., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Hormones and Cancer.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colorectal Neoplasms
6 Citations

Tetrac downregulates β-catenin and HMGA2 to promote the effect of resveratrol in colon cancer

Nana, A. W., Chin, Y. T., Lin, C. Y., Ho, Y., Bennett, J. A., Shih, Y. J., Chen, Y. R., Changou, C. A., Pedersen, J. Z., Incerpi, S., Liu, L. F., Whang-Peng, J., Fu, E., Li, W. S., Mousa, S. A., Lin, H. Y. & Davis, P. J., Mar 1 2018, In : Endocrine-Related Cancer. 25, 3, p. 279-293 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

High Mobility Group Proteins
beta Catenin
varespladib methyl
Colonic Neoplasms

Correction: Novel leptin OB3 peptide-induced signaling and progression in thyroid cancers: Comparison with leptin [Oncotarget, 7, (2016) (27641-27654)]. DOI:10.18632/oncotarget.8505

Yang, Y. C. S. H., Chin, Y. T., Hsieh, M. T., Lai, H. Y., Ke, C. C., Crawford, D. R., Lee, O. K., Fu, E., Mousa, S. A., Grasso, P., Liu, L. F., Chang, H. Y., Tang, H. Y., Lin, H. Y. & Davis, P. J., 2017, In : Oncotarget. 8, 21, p. 35480 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

7 Citations

Crosstalk between integrin αvβ3 and ERα contributes to thyroid hormone-induced proliferation of ovarian cancer cells

Hsieh, M. T., Wang, L. M., Changou, C. A., Chin, Y. T., Yang, Y. C. S. H., Lai, H. Y., Lee, S. Y., Yang, Y. N., Whang-Peng, J., Liu, L. F., Lin, H. Y., Mousa, S. A. & Davis, P. J., 2017, In : Oncotarget. 8, 15, p. 24237-24249 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thyroid Hormones
Ovarian Neoplasms
Estrogen Receptors