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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    Research Output

    Androgenetic alopecia is associated with increased scalp hardness

    Chen, K. Y., Lin, S. H., Cheng, S. Y., Lo, T. K., Huang, H. Y., Tang, M. J. & Yang, C. C., 2020 May 1, In : Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. 34, 5, p. e234-e236

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    1 Citation (Scopus)

    A selective Aurora-A 5′-UTR siRNA inhibits tumor growth and metastasis

    Lai, C. H., Chen, R. Y., Hsieh, H. P., Tsai, S. J., Chang, K. C., Yen, C. J., Huang, Y. C., Liu, Y. W., Lee, J. C., Lai, Y. C., Hung, L. Y. & Lin, B. W., 2020 Mar 1, In : Cancer Letters. 472, p. 97-107 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • CCN1 triggers adaptive autophagy in cardiomyocytes to curb its apoptotic activities

    Su, B. C., Hsu, P. L. & Mo, F. E., 2020 Mar 1, In : Journal of Cell Communication and Signaling. 14, 1, p. 93-100 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Equipment


    Shaw-Jenq Tsai (Manager) & 立臻 陳 (Operator)

    Instrument Development Center

    Facility/equipment: EquipmentInstrument Development Center

    Student theses

    Activated ERβ?-induced breast cancer metastasis via TRPV1 in 4T1?-bearing mice

    Author: 曉霖, 古., 2014 Aug 27

    Supervisor: Tsai, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Master's Thesis

    Characterization of Hypoxia-Regulated Angiogenin Expression and Its Impact in Endometriosis

    Author: 兆麟, 傅., 2016 Feb 4

    Supervisor: Tsai, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Master's Thesis

    Characterization of Suppressive Effects of ent-Kaurane Diterpenoids from Croton tonkinesnsis on K+ Currents in Microglial Cells

    Author: 育綺, 李., 2017 Oct 12

    Supervisor: Wu, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Master's Thesis