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  • 1994-1997 Ph.D., Neuroscience Program, Medical College of Ohio (currently known as The University of Toledo, College of Medicine and Life Sciences)
  • 1986-1988 M.S., Graduate Institute of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University
  • 1981-1986 B.S., School of Pharmacy, China Medical University


  • 2007.08-present Associate Professor, Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
  • 2006.02- Associate Professor, Graduate Institute of Neuroscience, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2005.02-present Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University
  • 2000.04-2005.01 Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, School of <edicine, Taipei Medical University


Research Interests

  • Neural control of Cardiovascular System,Cellular Electrophysiology

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Orexin Receptors Medicine & Life Sciences
Wasp Venoms Medicine & Life Sciences
Neurons Medicine & Life Sciences
Wasps Medicine & Life Sciences
Venoms Chemical Compounds
Serotonin Medicine & Life Sciences
Endocannabinoids Medicine & Life Sciences
Rats Chemical Compounds

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Projects 2011 2020


Hwang, L.


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


Hwang, L.


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

Roles of Orexinergic Activity Within the Dorsomedial Hypothalamus in Cardiovascular Regulation

Hwang, L.


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

Activation of Adenosine A3 Receptors Suppresses Airway Hypersensitivity

Lin, Y. & Hwang, L.


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

Research Output 1989 2019

  • 1181 Citations
  • 17 h-Index
  • 46 Article
  • 1 Letter
  • 1 Review article

Orexin-A Levels in Relation to the Risk of Metabolic Syndrome in Patients with Schizophrenia Taking Antipsychotics

Chen, P-Y., Chen, C-H., Chang, C-K., Kao, C-F., Lu, M-L., Lin, S-K., Huang, M-C., Hwang, L-L. & Mondelli, V., Jan 1 2019, In : International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology. 22, 1, p. 28-36 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antipsychotic Agents
Odds Ratio
3 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiovascular pressor effects of orexins in the dorsomedial hypothalamus

Li, T. L., Chen, J. Y. S., Huang, S. C., Dai, Y. W. E. & Hwang, L. L., Jan 5 2018, In : European Journal of Pharmacology. 818, p. 343-350 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Orexin Receptors
Dorsomedial Hypothalamic Nucleus
Arterial Pressure

Median nerve stimulation induces analgesia via orexininitiated endocannabinoid disinhibition in the periaqueductal gray

Chen, Y. H., Lee, H. J., Lee, M. T., Wu, Y. T., Lee, Y. H., Hwang, L. L., Hung, M. S., Zimmer, A., MacKie, K. & Chiou, L. C., Nov 6 2018, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115, 45, p. E10720-E10729

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Periaqueductal Gray
Median Nerve
Cannabinoid Receptors

Role of the orexin 2 receptor in palatable-food consumption-associated cardiovascular reactivity in spontaneously hypertensive rats

Huang, S. C., Li, T. L., Lee, Y. H., Dai, Y. W. E., Chen, Y. C. & Hwang, L. L., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 12703.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Orexin Receptors
Inbred SHR Rats
Inbred WKY Rats

The CCL5/CCR5 Axis Promotes Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation and Atherogenic Phenotype Switching

Lin, C. S., Hsieh, P. S., Hwang, L. L., Lee, Y. H., Tsai, S. H., Tu, Y. C., Hung, Y. W., Liu, C. C., Chuang, Y. P., Liao, M. T., Chien, S. & Tsai, M. C., Jun 1 2018, In : Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry. 47, 2, p. 707-720 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vascular Smooth Muscle
Smooth Muscle Myocytes
Cell Proliferation
High Fat Diet