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Education

  • 1976 M.D. School of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei
  • 1989 Ph.D. Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei
  • 1976-1977 Resident, Internal Medicine (Neurology), National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei
  • 1977-1980 Resident, Surgery (Neurosurgery), National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei
  • 1980-1981 Chief Resident, Neurosurgery, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei
  • 1984-1988 Fellow, Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, U.S.A.

Experience

  • Superintendent, Taipei Neuroscience Institute, Taipei Medical University
  • Chair Professor, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Professor Emeritus, Department of Neurosurgery, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1976-1977 Resident, Internal Medicine (Neurology), National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei
  • 1977-1980 Resident, Surgery (Neurosurgery), National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei
  • 1980-1981 Chief Resident, Neurosurgery, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei
  • 1984-1988 Fellow, Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and  Harvard Medical School, Boston, U.S.A.
  • 1987-1988 Instructor, Surgery (Neurosurgery), Harvard Medical School,Boston, U.S.A.
  • 1989-1991 Associate Professor, Neurosurgery (Non-tenure), National Taiwan University
  • 1991-1998 Associate Professor, Neurosurgery (Tenure), National Taiwan University
  • 1998-2013 Professor, Neurosurgery (Tenure), National Taiwan University
  • 2004-2011 Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, National Taiwan University
  • 2011-2013 Deputy Director, Institute of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine, National Taiwan University
  • 2013- Professor Emeritus, National Taiwan University
  • 2013-2016 Chair Professor, College of Medicine, Catholic Fu-Jen University
  • 2016- Chair Professor, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University
  • 1982-1983 Chief, Department of Neurosurgery, King Fahd Hospital (Jeddah General Hospital), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • 1998-1999 Vice-President, Provincial Taoyuan Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
  • 1999-2000 President, Municipal Chung-Hsin Hospital of Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2000-2001 Director, Taipei Stroke Center
  • 2000-2002 Secretary General, International College of Surgeons
  • 2001-2003 President, Taiwan Stroke Society
  • 2001-2004 President, Asian-Oceanian Society for Skull Base Surgery
  • 2003-2005 Founding President, Taiwan Society for Skull Base Surgery
  • 2005-2007 President, Taiwan Neurosurgical Society
  • 2003-2006 President, International Congress on Cerebrovascular Surgery
  • 2007-2011 President, Asian-Australasian Society of Neurological Surgeons
  • 2009-2013 Second Vice President, World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies
  • 2011-2013 President-elect, World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies
  • 2013- President, World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies 
  • 2005- Academician, World Academy of Neurosurgery
  • 2006- Academician, American Academy of Neurosurgery

Awards

  • 2012 Professor Tien-Chen Kao Memorial Award of Formosan Medical Association (annual award of life-long achievement to a Taiwanese surgeon) 

Teaching

  • Superintendent, Taipei Neuroscience Institute, Taipei Medical University
  • Chair Professor, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Professor Emeritus, Department of Neurosurgery, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

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Research Output

Protective effects of 10,11-dihydro-5H-dibenzo[b,f]azepine hydroxamates on vascular cognitive impairment

Kaur, N., Fang, Y. C., Lee, H. Y., Singh, A., Nepali, K., Lin, M. H., Yeh, T. K., Lai, M. J., Chan, L., Tu, Y. K., Banerjee, S., Hu, C. J. & Liou, J. P., Feb 1 2020, In : European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 187, 111915.

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  • Impaired microcirculation after subarachnoid hemorrhage in an in vivo animal model

    Wang, K. C., Tang, S. C., Lee, J. E., Tsai, J. C., Lai, D. M., Lin, W. C., Lin, C. P., Tu, Y-K. & Hsieh, S. T., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 13315.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Prediction of Shunt Dependency After Intracerebral Hemorrhage and Intraventricular Hemorrhage

    Kuo, L. T., Lu, H. Y., Tsai, J. C. & Tu, Y. K., Oct 1 2018, In : Neurocritical Care. 29, 2, p. 233-240 8 p.

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  • Cerebrospinal fluid high mobility group box 1 is associated with neuronal death in subarachnoid hemorrhage

    Wang, K. C., Tang, S. C., Lee, J. E., Li, Y. I., Huang, Y. S., Yang, W. S., Jeng, J. S., Arumugam, T. V. & Tu, Y. K., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. 37, 2, p. 435-443 9 p.

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  • 12 Citations (Scopus)

    Dear Colleagues

    Tu, Y. K., Jan 1 2016, In : World Neurosurgery. 85, p. A13-A14

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