Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University is consisted of two interconnected faculties: Division of Pharmacology in Department of Medicine, and Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine. The Chairman is Dr. Ben-Kuen Chen, and the faculty members currently include six professors, two associate professors, three assistant professors. The main commitments of the department of Pharmacology are: (1) improving the quality of our country’s healthcare services through providing high quality pharmacological and biomedical education to students at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels; (2) producing world-class biomedical scientists through training of students with cutting edge research program in areas including tumorigenesis, anti-cancer drug development, drug-resistance, neuropharmacology, and metabolic disease. To provide a diversified learning environment, besides traditional and PBL-integrated lectures, internationally renowned scientists are frequently invited as guest speakers for our departmental seminars.

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Amygdala Medicine & Life Sciences
Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences
Lung Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences
Neurons Medicine & Life Sciences
Cells Chemical Compounds
Fear Medicine & Life Sciences
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 1995 2018

Research Output 1986 2019

Myostatin Is Associated With Cognitive Decline in an Animal Model of Alzheimer’s Disease

Lin, Y. S., Lin, F. Y. & Hsiao, Y-H., 2019 Mar 1, In : Molecular Neurobiology. 56, 3, p. 1984-1991 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscular Atrophy
Amyloid beta-Protein Precursor
Alzheimer Disease
Animal Models

Bcl-2 regulates store-operated Ca2+ entry to modulate ER stress-induced apoptosis

Chiu, W., Chang, H., Lin, Y., Lin, Y., Chang, H., Lin, H., Huang, S., Tang, M. & Shen, M., 2018 Dec 1, In : Cell Death Discovery. 4, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

KATP Channels
Palmitic Acid


quantitative analysis
Pharmaceutical Preparations