Personal profile


  • 2003 Graduate Thesis Award, The 14th Session of Taiwan Public Health Association


  • 2009, Ph.D. (Public Health), Taipei Medical University
  • 2003, M.S. (Public Health), Taipei Medical University


  • 2011 Visiting Scholar, City of Hope, LA
  • 2010 Visiting Scholar, Boston University, MA

Research Interests

  • Molecular epidemiology on stroke and cancer
  • Genetic epidemiology on stroke and cancer


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Projects 2013 2018

Research Output 2005 2017

  • 391 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
  • 33 Article
  • 1 Chapter
1 Citations

A polygenic risk score for breast cancer risk in a Taiwanese population

Hsieh, Y. C., Tu, S. H., Su, C. T., Cho, E. C., Wu, C. H., Hsieh, M. C., Lin, S. Y., Liu, Y. R., Hung, C. S. & Chiou, H. Y. May 1 2017 In : Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 163, 1, p. 131-138 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Breast Neoplasms
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Genome-Wide Association Study
Area Under Curve
3 Citations

A rapid and quantitative method to detect human circulating tumor cells in a preclinical animal model

Tu, S. H., Hsieh, Y. C., Huang, L. C., Lin, C. Y., Hsu, K. W., Hsieh, W. S., Chi, W. M. & Lee, C. H. Jun 23 2017 In : BMC Cancer. 17, 1, 440

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Circulating Neoplastic Cells
Animal Models
Cell Count
Neoplasm Metastasis
1 Citations

Associations of estradiol levels and genetic polymorphisms of inflammatory genes with the risk of ischemic stroke

Hsieh, Y. C., Hsieh, F. I., Chen, Y. R., Hu, C. J., Jeng, J. S., Tang, S. C., Chi, N. F., Lin, H. J., Lien, L. M., Peng, G. S. & Chiou, H. Y. Mar 28 2017 In : Journal of Biomedical Science. 24, 1, 25

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Genetic Polymorphisms
Glycosylated Hemoglobin A
Retrospective Studies

Diagnostic accuracy of standardised qualitative sensory test in the detection of lumbar lateral stenosis involving the L5 nerve root

Lin, J. H., Hsieh, Y. C., Chen, Y. C., Wang, Y., Chen, C. C. & Chiang, Y. H. Dec 1 2017 In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 10598

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Pathologic Constriction
Spinal Nerves
Diagnostic Errors
ROC Curve