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  • 2010 National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan  Ph.D. / Basic Medical Sciences


  • 2012-2018 Associate professor, the Ph.D. Program for translational medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2012-2018 Assistant professor, the Ph.D. Program for translational medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2011 Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Oral Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
  • 2008-2009 Research scholar, Department of Pathology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, U.S.A.
  • 2007-2008 Graduate Student Study Abroad Program of NSC in the University of Rochester, U.S.A.
  • 2002-2004Teaching assistant, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, National ChengKung University, Tainan, Taiwan


  • 2010.12 Excellent Poster Award, Taiwan Genomics and Genetics Society, Taiwan
  • 2010.12 20th Wang Ming-Ning Award, Wang Ming-Ning Memorial Foundation, Taiwan
  • 2010.7 Outstanding Research Award, Liver Disease Prevention & Treatment Research Foundation, Taiwan
  • 2010.5 Outstanding Research Award, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
  • 2007-2008 Taiwan Merit Scholarship, National Science Council, Taiwan

Research Interests

  • Cancer biology,
  • Cell biology,
  • Androgen receptor related studies,
  • Galectins related studies,
  • Gene knockout


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Galectin 1 Medicine & Life Sciences
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Androgen Receptors Medicine & Life Sciences
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Neoplasm Metastasis Medicine & Life Sciences
Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences
Squamous Cell Carcinoma Medicine & Life Sciences
Berberine Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2013 2020


Wu, M.


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

Research Output 2007 2019

  • 1004 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
  • 20 Article
Open Access
Cell Cycle Proteins
Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition
Prostatic Neoplasms
5 Citations (Scopus)

Carcinoembryonic antigen-related cell adhesion molecule 6 (CEACAM6) promotes EGF receptor signaling of oral squamous cell carcinoma metastasis via the complex N-glycosylation

Chiang, W. F., Cheng, T. M., Chang, C. C., Pan, S. H., Changou, C. A., Chang, T. H., Lee, K. H., Wu, S. Y., Chen, Y. F., Chuang, K. H., Shieh, D. B., Chen, Y. L., Tu, C. C., Tsui, W. L. & Wu, M. H., Jan 4 2018, In : Oncogene. 37, 1, p. 116-127 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carcinoembryonic Antigen
Cell Adhesion Molecules
Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
3 Citations (Scopus)

Risk analysis of malignant potential of oral verrucous hyperplasia: A follow-up study of 269 patients and copy number variation analysis

Wu, M. H., Luo, J. D., Wang, W. C., Chang, T. H., Hwang, W. L., Lee, K. H., Liu, S. Y., Yang, J. W., Chiou, C. T., Chang, C. H. & Chiang, W. F., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Head and Neck.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oral Submucous Fibrosis
Survival Rate
Gene Amplification
6 Citations (Scopus)

Distinct roles and differential expression levels of Wnt5a mRNA isoforms in colorectal cancer cells

Huang, T. C., Lee, P. T., Wu, M. H., Huang, C. C., Ko, C. Y., Lee, Y. C., Lin, D. Y., Cheng, Y. W. & Lee, K. H., Aug 1 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 8, e0181034.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

RNA Isoforms
colorectal neoplasms
Colorectal Neoplasms
8 Citations (Scopus)
Galectin 1
Hepatic Stellate Cells
Platelet-Derived Growth Factor
Transforming Growth Factors