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Education

  • 1989~1994, Ph. D. Degree, Graduate Institute of Agricultural Chemistry, National Taiwan University
  • 1985~1989, Bachelor Degree, Department of Agricultural Chemistry, National Taiwan University

Awards

  • 2011 Integrated Research Proposal Budget Award, TMU
  • 2007 Total Research Proposal Budget Award, TMU
  • 2007 Integrated Research Proposal Budget Award, TMU
  • 2007 Bronze Research Award, TMU
  • 2007 Research Achievement Award, TMU
  • 2004 Candidate of Outstanding Research Award, NSC
  • 2004 Silver Research Award, TMU
  • 2002 Gold Research Award, TMU
  • 2001 Silver Research Award, TMU
  • 2000 Class A Research Award, NSC
  • 1990 College Student Research Creativity Award, NSC
  • 1989 National Taiwan University Presidential Award

Research Interests

  • Investigation of functional activities of protein/peptides
  • Evaluation of antioxidant/antiaging activities
  • Antimelanogenic activities
  • Antihypertensive activities
  • Improvement of metabolic syndrome disorders

Experience

  • Director (2010.08~2013.07), Graduate Institute of Pharmacognosy, TMU
  • Professor (2007.02~) , TMU
  • Associate Professor (2003.02~2007.01) , TMU
  • Assistant Professor (2000.08~2003.01) , TMU
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (1996.07~2000.07), Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology, Academia Sinica
  • Chief (2003.08~2006.11), Sponsored Programs Section, Office of Research and Development, Taipei Medical University
  • Chief (2006.07~2006.11), Planning Section, Office of Research and Development, Taipei Medical University

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Projects 2010 2019

Research Output 1997 2018

  • 4541 Citations
  • 38 h-Index
  • 153 Article
Dioscorea
Glucose Intolerance
dipeptides
Dipeptides
yams

Design of diarylheptanoid derivatives as dual inhibitors against class IIa histone deacetylase and β-amyloid aggregation

Chen, L. C., Tseng, H. J., Liu, C. Y., Huang, Y. Y., Yen, C. C., Weng, J. R., Lu, Y. L., Hou, W. C., Lin, T. E., Pan, I. H., Huang, K. K., Huang, W. J. & Hsu, K. C., Jul 3 2018, In : Frontiers in Pharmacology. 9, JUL, 708.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diarylheptanoids
Histone Deacetylases
Amyloid
Alzheimer Disease
Pyrogallol
Amine Oxidase (Copper-Containing)
Hydroxyurea
Diabetes Complications
Inhibitory Concentration 50
Cardiovascular Diseases
1 Citations

Hot-Water Extracts from Roots of Vitis thunbergii var. taiwaniana and Identified ε-Viniferin Improve Obesity in High-Fat Diet-Induced Mice

Lu, Y. L., Lin, S. Y., Fang, S. U., Hsieh, Y. Y., Chen, C. R., Wen, C. L., Chang, C. I. & Hou, W. C., Mar 29 2017, In : Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 65, 12, p. 2521-2529 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

viniferins
Vitis
High Fat Diet
high fat diet
Nutrition
8 Citations

Polyhydroxycurcuminoids but not curcumin upregulate neprilysin and can be applied to the prevention of Alzheimer's disease

Chen, P. T., Chen, Z. T., Hou, W. C., Yu, L. C. & Chen, R. P. Y., Jul 13 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 29760.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neprilysin
Curcumin
Alzheimer Disease
Up-Regulation
Aptitude