• 246 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
20122020
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Personal profile

Education

  • 2009-2015 Ph.D., Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, National Yang Ming University
  • 2007-2009 M.S., Department of Life Sciences and Institute of Genome Sciences, National Yang Ming University
  • 2000-2004 B.S., Department of Life Science, Tzu Chi University

Education

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Taipei Medical University
  • 2016.08-2019.06 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Johns Hopkins University
  • 2015.08-2016.08 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, National Yang Ming University
  • 2015.02-2015.07 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Taipei Veterans General Hospital

Research Interests

  • Translational Medicine, Cancer Stem Cell, Metabolism, Nanomedicine

Awards

  • 2018.03.14 Pathology Award – 20th Annual Department of Pathology Young Investigators' Day, Johns Hopkins University, USA
  • 2016.11.28 Postdoctoral Research Abroad Program (PRAP) Award – Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan
  • 2013.11.06 Young Investigator Award – International Symsposium on Mitochondria 2013 / The 13th Conference of Japanese Society of Mitochondrial Research and Medicine (J-mit), Japan
  • 2013.11.04 Young Investigator Award – 10th Conference of the Asian Society of Mitochondrial Research and Medicine (ASMRM), Korea
  • 2013.10.19 First prize of Poster Award – 2013 Mini-symposium on Mitochondria and Aging, Taiwan
  • 2013.10.16 Young Investigator Award – 6th Biennial Meeting of Society for Free Radical Research-Asia (SFRR-Asia), Taiwan
  • 2013.09.07 Third Prize of Poster Award – 2013 International Symposium on Mitochondrial Dynamics in Translational Medicine, Taiwan
  • 2012.11.02 Young Investigator Award – 2012 Conference of 9th ASMRM Beijing, China
  • 2012.10.26 Silver Medal Award of Oral Session Competition – 7th International Symposium on Genomic Medicine of CCH, Taiwan
  • 2011.10.07 Fellowships Award – 22nd FAOBMB Conference, Singapore
  • 2011.08.31 Young Investigator Award – 2011 8th Conference of ASMRM in Kagoshima, Japan
  • 2011.07.09 First prize of Poster Award – 2011 Mackay International Symposium on Mitochondrial Medicine in Human Health and Diseases in Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2010.12.15 Young Investigator Award – 2010 7th Conference of ASMRM in Fukuoka, Japan

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Projects 2019 2020

新聘教師研究補助

Shen, Y.

9/1/198/1/20

Project: B - Project of TMUg - Research Grants for Newly Hired Faculty

Research Output 2012 2019

  • 246 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
  • 13 Article

The feasibility of ROS- and GSH-responsive micelles for treating tumor-initiating and metastatic cancer stem cells

Yu, L-Y., Shen, Y-A., Chen, M-H., Wen, Y-H., Hsieh, P-I. & Lo, C-L., 2019, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 7, 19, p. 3109-3118 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Uncovering the Role of N-Acetyl-Aspartyl-Glutamate as a Glutamate Reservoir in Cancer

Nguyen, T., Kirsch, B. J., Asaka, R., Nabi, K., Quinones, A., Tan, J., Antonio, M. J., Camelo, F., Li, T., Nguyen, S., Hoang, G., Nguyen, K., Udupa, S., Sazeides, C., Shen, Y-A., Elgogary, A., Reyes, J., Zhao, L., Kleensang, A., Chaichana, K. L. & 7 others, Hartung, T., Betenbaugh, M. J., Marie, S. K., Jung, J. G., Wang, T-L., Gabrielson, E. & Le, A., Apr 9 2019, In : Cell Reports. 27, 2, p. 491-501.e6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glutamate Carboxypeptidase II
Glutamic Acid
Glutaminase
Neoplasms
Neurotransmitter Agents
7 Citations (Scopus)

pH- and GSH-Sensitive Hyaluronic Acid-MP Conjugate Micelles for Intracellular Delivery of Doxorubicin to Colon Cancer Cells and Cancer Stem Cells

Debele, T. A., Yu, L-Y., Yang, C-S., Shen, Y-A. & Lo, C-L., Sep 10 2018, In : Biomacromolecules. 19, 9, p. 3725-3737 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hyaluronic acid
6-Mercaptopurine
Micelles
Hyaluronic Acid
Stem cells
11 Citations (Scopus)

A pH sensitive polymeric micelle for co-delivery of doxorubicin and α-TOS for colon cancer therapy

Debele, T. A., Lee, K-Y., Hsu, N-Y., Chiang, Y-T., Yu, L-Y., Shen, Y-A. & Lo, C-L., 2017, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 5, 29, p. 5870-5880 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

CD44 and CD24 coordinate the reprogramming of nasopharyngeal carcinoma cells towards a cancer stem cell phenotype through STAT3 activation

Shen, Y-A., Wang, C-Y., Chuang, H-Y., Hwang, J. J-J., Chi, W-H., Shu, C-H., Ho, C-Y., Li, W-Y. & Chen, Y-J., Sep 6 2016, In : Oncotarget. 7, 36, p. 58351-58366 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplastic Stem Cells
Phenotype
Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma
Membrane Proteins