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  • 2014- Ph.D. program of Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, Taipei Medical University
  • 1994-2001 M.D., Faculty of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University


  • 2017 Assistant Professor in Taipei Medical University
  • 2017 Research fellowship, Cochrane Taiwan
  • 2016- Chief, evidence-based medicine center, Taipei Medical University Hospital (TMUH)
  • 2014- Executive secretary, Taiwan Dialysis Registry Data System (TWRDS)
  • 2013 Certificase of advanced training clinical research in UCSF
  • 2012 Research fellowship in University of California, San Francisco
  • 2008 Board certificase of Nephrologist in Taiwan
  • 2001 Medical doctor in National Yang-Ming University


  • 2019 International Top Journal Publication Award, Taipei Medical University
  • 2019 Research Dissertation Award - Clinical Research Award, Taipei Medical University
  • 2017 Research Dissertation Award - Clinical Research Award, Taipei Medical University

Research Interests

  • Epidemiology of CKD
  • Renal tubule and lipid disorder
  • Obesity related nephropathy
  • Clinical trial and research


  • https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Yen_Chung_Lin

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Chronic Kidney Failure Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2017 2018


Lin, Y.


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

營利型洗腎醫療機構對血液透析病患存活的影響因子: 台灣腎臟醫學會資料庫研究

Lin, Y.


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

Research Output 2010 2019

  • 125 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 40 Article
  • 1 Letter
  • 1 Review article
1 Citation (Scopus)
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney
Polycystic Kidney Diseases
Renal Dialysis
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Bariatric Surgery
Glomerular Filtration Rate
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Weight Loss
Propensity Score
2 Citations (Scopus)

Nifedipine Modulates Renal Lipogenesis via the AMPK-SREBP Transcriptional Pathway

Lin, Y. C., Wu, M. S., Lin, Y. F., Chen, C. R., Chen, C. Y., Chen, C. J., Shen, C. C., Chen, K. C. & Peng, C. C., Mar 29 2019, In : International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 20, 7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
AMP-Activated Protein Kinases
3 Citations (Scopus)

The Effect of Ketoanalogues on Chronic Kidney Disease Deterioration: A Meta-Analysis

Li, A., Lee, H. Y. & Lin, Y. C., Apr 26 2019, In : Nutrients. 11, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
kidney diseases
Chronic Renal Insufficiency

Cancer and mTOR inhibitors in kidney transplantation recipients

Kao, C. C., Liu, J. S., Chang, Y. K., Lin, M. H., Lin, Y. C., Chen, H. H., Chang, W. C., Hsu, C. C. & Wu, M. S., Jan 1 2018, In : PeerJ. 2018, 11, e5864.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

kidney transplant
Kidney Transplantation