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Education

  • 1973-1976 Ph.D., Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tokyo
  • 1971-1973 M.S., Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tokyo
  • 1965-1969 B.S., School of Pharmacy, Taipei Medical College

Experience

  • 2018.02- Professor, International Master/Ph.D. Program in Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University 
  • 2018.02- Professor, International Ph.D. Program for Cell Therapy and Regeneration Medicine, Taipei Medical University
  • 2016.11-2017.10 Professor, International Master/Ph.D. Program in Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University 
  • 2014.07- Chairman, Board of Trustees, Taipei Medical University
  • 2013.02- The Ph.D. Program for Neural Regenerative Medicine, 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
  • 2008.05-2011.05 Deputy Minister, National Science Council
  • 2007-2011 Distinguished Chair Professor of National Cheng Kung University
  • 2005-2008 Dean, College of Bioscience and Biotechnology, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2004- Academician of Academia Sinica
  • 2003-2008 Director, Center for Biosciences and Biotechnology, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2001 University Chair Professor of National Cheng Kung University
  • 1999.11-2001.08 General Director, Department of Life Sciences, National Science Council, Taiwan
  • 1999 Visiting Professor, Biosignal Research Center, Kobe University, Japan
  • 1998-1999 Associate Dean, College of Medical, Cheng Kung University
  • 1997 Visiting Scholar, William Harvey Research Institute (Director Sir John R. Vane), London, U. K.
  • 1994.10-1999.10 Chairman, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, National Cheng Kung University
  • 1983.10-2011.01 Professor, Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University
  • 1983.10-1990.07 Chairman, Department of Pharmacology, National Cheng Kung University
  • 1981.12-1983.09 Visiting Scientist, College of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, U.S.A.
  • 1979.01-1981.12 Visiting Scientist, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1976.09-1978.12 Visiting Fellow, National Institute on Aging, NIH, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

Awards

  • 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

The Publication of Journal of Biomedical Science(1/2)

Chang, W.

1/1/2012/31/20

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

A Tmu/Nih International Collaboration Study – Translational Research on Memory Reserve against Traumatic Brain Injury

Chang, W.

10/1/1912/31/20

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

Characterization of Sp1-Dependent Dna Damage Response in Recurrent Glioblastoma

Chang, W.

8/1/197/31/20

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

Research Output

AR ubiquitination induced by the curcumin analog suppresses growth of temozolomide-resistant glioblastoma through disrupting GPX4-Mediated redox homeostasis

Chen, T. C., Chuang, J. Y., Ko, C. Y., Kao, T. J., Yang, P. Y., Yu, C. H., Liu, M. S., Hu, S. L., Tsai, Y. T., Chan, H., Chang, W. C. & Hsu, T. I., Feb 1 2020, In : Redox Biology. 30, p. 101413 101413.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Increased activation of HDAC1/2/6 and Sp1 underlies therapeutic resistance and tumor growth in glioblastoma

    Yang, W-B., Hsu, C-C., Hsu, T-I., Liou, J-P., Chang, K-Y., Chen, P-Y., Liu, J-J., Yang, S-T., Wang, J-Y., Yeh, S-H., Chen, R-M., Chang, W-C. & Chuang, J-Y., Apr 24 2020, In : Neuro-Oncology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Sp1 in Astrocyte Is Important for Neurite Outgrowth and Synaptogenesis

    Hung, C. Y., Hsu, T. I., Chuang, J. Y., Su, T. P., Chang, W. C. & Hung, J. J., Jan 1 2020, In : Molecular Neurobiology. 57, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Open Access
  • 4 Citations (Scopus)