Organization profile

Organisation profile

1. Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, was established in 1983, and the own Master program started in 1990, which is in concordance with the development of an integrated Doctoral program offered by Basic Medical Sciences. 2. There are 11 full-time tenure-track faculty members and 3 adjunct ones in the Department. The fields of research are extensive, including translational medicine, cancer biology, neuroscience, and cardiovascular system….etc. On a nation-wide basis, the academic performance in this Department is outstanding. For example, there are more than NTD $20 million research funding per year in the past 3 years, and total SCI-paper count has exceeded 100 in the past 5 years. 3. In the aspect of teaching, we are moving toward a reform of teaching methods, including small-group/interactive teaching, problem, case or team based learning, Moodle and MOOCs E-learning. 4. In the aspect of internalization goal, several international scholars/students have visited this Department for sabbatical leaves or interns. In addition, we encourage students to present in English in the seminar and courses and attend international conferences. There are several courses using English teaching and progress reports in English.

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Mevinphos Medicine & Life Sciences
Up-Regulation Medicine & Life Sciences
Fibroblast Growth Factor 9 Medicine & Life Sciences
Endometriosis Medicine & Life Sciences
Proteins Medicine & Life Sciences
Methamphetamine Medicine & Life Sciences
Rats Chemical Compounds
Cocaine Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 1995 2018

Research Output 1986 2019

Fibroblast growth factor 9 activates anti-oxidative functions of Nrf2 through ERK signalling in striatal cell models of Huntington's disease

Yusuf, I. O., Chen, H. M., Cheng, P. H., Chang, C. Y., Tsai, S-J., Chuang, J-I., Wu, C-C., Huang, B-M., Sun, H-F. & Yang, S-H., 2019 Jan 1, In : Free Radical Biology and Medicine. 130, p. 256-266 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fibroblast Growth Factor 9
Corpus Striatum
Huntington Disease
Oxidative stress
Oxidative Stress

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

3 Citations

Caveolin-1 Controls Hyperresponsiveness to Mechanical Stimuli and Fibrogenesis-Associated RUNX2 Activation in Keloid Fibroblasts

Hsu, C-K., Lin, H. H., Harn, H. I., Ogawa, R., Wang, Y-G., Ho, Y. T., Chen, W. R., Lee, Y. C., Lee, J. Y. Y., Shieh, S-J., Cheng, C. M., McGrath, J. A. & Tang, M-J., 2018 Jan 1, In : Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 138, 1, p. 208-218 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caveolin 1
Chemical activation
trichostatin A