Personal profile


  • 1973-76, Ph.D. University of Tokyo
  • 1971-73, M.S. University of Tokyo
  • 1965-69, B.S. Taipei Medical College


  • 2014-, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Taipei Medical University
  • 2011-, Chair Professor, Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University
  • 2011-, Emeritus Distinguished Chair Professor, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2008-11, Deputy Minister, National Science Council
  • 2007-11, Distinguished Chair Professor of National Cheng Kung University
  • 2005-08, Dean, College of Bioscience and Biotechnology, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2004-, Academician of Academia Sinica
  • 2003-08, Director, Center for Biosciences and Biotechnology, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2001, University Chair Professor of National Cheng Kung University
  • 1999-2001, General Director, Department of Life Sciences, National Science Council, Taiwan
  • 1999, Visiting Professor, Biosignal Research Center, Kobe University, Japan
  • 1998-99, Associate Dean, College of Medical, Cheng Kung University
  • 1997, Visiting Scholar, William Harvey Research Institute (Director Sir John R. Vane), London, U. K.
  • 1994-99, Chairman, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, National Cheng Kung University
  • 1983-2011, Professor, Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University
  • 1983-90, Chairman, Department of Pharmacology, National Cheng Kung University
  • 1981-83, Visiting Scientist, College of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, U.S.A.
  • 1979-81, Visiting Scientist, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1976-78, Visiting Fellow, National Institute on Aging, NIH, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.


  • 2015, K. T. Lee’s Science and Technology Chair, Chair Professor
  • 2011, Member of The Third World Academy of Sciences
  • 2008, Life-long Honor of National Professorship, Ministry of Education, Taiwan
  • 2006, The 16th Annual Wang Ming-Ning Award
  • 2006, Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society, Outstanding Achievement Award and Honorary Members
  • 2005, K. T. Lee’s Science and Technology Chair, Honorary Scholar Award
  • 2004, APEX International Honor Society for Leadership, Honorary Member
  • 2004, Academician of Academia Sinica
  • 2004, Merit NSC Research Fellow Award, Taiwan
  • 1999, 2004, National Professorship, Ministry of Education, Taiwan
  • 1998, Science Academy Award, Ministry of Education, Taiwan
  • 1997-2002, Distinguished Scientist, specially contracted with National Science Council, Taiwan
  • 1996, Board Award, Chinese Education and Culture Foundation, Taiwan
  • 1995, Glaxo-William Harvey Medical Award, Glaxo Co., Taiwan
  • 1994, Distinguished Research Award, Chinese Pharmacological Society, Taiwan
  • 1993, Wu San-Lien Award in Medical Science, Wu San-Lien Award Foundation, Taiwan
  • 1986, 1988, 1991, 1993, Distinguished Research Award, National Science Council, Taiwan

Research Interests

  • Prostaglandins
  • Anti-Inflammation
  • Signal Transduction
  • Molecular Pharmacology

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Projects 2011 2018

Research Output 1975 2017

  • 5316 Citations
  • 41 h-Index
  • 224 Article
  • 1 Book
  • 1 Conference contribution

Epidermal growth factor–induced pyruvate dehydrogenase kinase 1 expression enhances head and neck squamous cell carcinoma metastasis via up-regulation of fibronectin

Hsu, J. Y., Chang, J. Y., Chang, K. Y., Chang, W. C. & Chen, B. K. Oct 1 2017 In : FASEB Journal. 31, 10, p. 4265-4276 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Epidermal Growth Factor
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Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck
3 Citations

Inhibition of the EGFR/STAT3/CEBPD Axis reverses cisplatin cross-resistance with paclitaxel in the urothelial carcinoma of the urinary bladder

Wang, W. J., Li, C. F., Chu, Y. Y., Wang, Y. H., Hour, T. C., Yen, C. J., Chang, W. C. & Wang, J. M. Jan 15 2017 In : Clinical Cancer Research. 23, 2, p. 503-513 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

CCAAT-Enhancer-Binding Protein-delta
Urinary Bladder
Stem Cells

Nm23-H1-stabilized hnRNPA2/B1 promotes internal ribosomal entry site (IRES)-mediated translation of Sp1 in the lung cancer progression

Hung, C. Y., Wang, Y. C., Chuang, J. Y., Young, M. J., Liaw, H., Chang, W. C. & Hung, J. J. Dec 1 2017 In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 9166

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Protein Biosynthesis
Lung Neoplasms
5' Untranslated Regions
Messenger RNA
1 Citations

Specificity protein 1-modulated superoxide dismutase 2 enhances temozolomide resistance in glioblastoma, which is independent of O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase

Chang, K. Y., Hsu, T. I., Hsu, C. C., Tsai, S. Y., Liu, J. J., Chou, S. W., Liu, M. S., Liou, J. P., Ko, C. Y., Chen, K. Y., Hung, J. J., Chang, W. C., Chuang, C. K., Kao, T. J. & Chuang, J. Y. Oct 1 2017 In : Redox Biology. 13, p. 655-664 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle


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