• 4843 Citations
  • 37 h-Index
1992 …2020
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Personal profile

Education

  • 1993 PhD, Graduate Institute of Pharmacology ,National Taiwan University

Experience

  • 1991/08~1994/07 Teaching assistant, Department of Pharmacology College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1994/08~1995/07 Lecturer, Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
  • 1995/08~2000/07 Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
  • 1997/08~1998/04 Visiting Scholar, Department of Biology University of California at San Diego USA (Mentor: Mu-ming Poo, Ph.D.)
  • 2000/08 Professor, Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University,Tainan, Taiwan
  • 2001/01- 2001/02 Visiting Professor, Department of Neurophysiology, University of Tokyo, Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan (Mentor: Tomoyuki Takahashi, Ph.D.)
  • 2002/08~2008/07 Chairman, Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
  • 2005/08 Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
  • 2008/05~2010/07 Chairman, Institute of Bioinformatics, College of Bioscience and Biotechnology, National Cheng Kung University,Tainan, Taiwan
  • 2008/05~2010/07 Chairman, Institute of Biosignal Transduction, College of Bioscience and Biotechnology,National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
  • 2010/08~2013/07 Chairman, Institute of Bioinformatics and Biosignal Transduction, College of Bioscience and Biotechnology, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
  • 2013/02~2013/07 Acting Dean, College of Bioscience and Biotechnology, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
  • 2013/02~2017/07 Adjunct Professor, The Institute for Neural Regenerative Medicine, College of Medical Science and Biotechnology, Taipei Medical University,Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2013/08 Chair Professor, Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
  • 2014/08~present Chairman, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan

Research Interests

  • Elucidate the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying the long-term synaptic plasticity, metaplasticity and structural plasticity
  • Study the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in the generation of neurological disorders including stress-related psychiatric disorders, drug addiction and pain
  • Investigate the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying the developmental processes and regulation of adult neurogenesis

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Long-Term Potentiation Medicine & Life Sciences
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Synaptic Transmission Medicine & Life Sciences
Excitatory Postsynaptic Potentials Medicine & Life Sciences
Hippocampus Medicine & Life Sciences
Long-Term Synaptic Depression Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 1995 2020

Research Output 1992 2019

  • 4843 Citations
  • 37 h-Index
  • 133 Article
  • 8 Review article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Comment/debate
Neuronal Plasticity
Cognition
Hippocampus
Neurons
Intellectual Disability

Correction to: Rescue of Methyl-CpG Binding Protein 2 Dysfunction-induced Defects in Newborn Neurons by Pentobarbital (Neurotherapeutics, (2015), 12, 2, (477-490), 10.1007/s13311-015-0343-0)

Ma, D., Yoon, S. I., Yang, C. H., Marcy, G., Zhao, N., Leong, W. Y., Ganapathy, V., Han, J., Van Dongen, A. M. J., Hsu, K-S., Ming, G. L., Augustine, G. J. & Goh, E. L. K., 2019 Jan 1, In : Neurotherapeutics.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
Methyl-CpG-Binding Protein 2
Pentobarbital
Publications
Neurons
1 Citation (Scopus)

Infantile Amnesia Is Related to Developmental Immaturity of the Maintenance Mechanisms for Long-Term Potentiation

Tsai, T. C., Huang, C. C. & Hsu, K-S., 2019 Feb 1, In : Molecular Neurobiology. 56, 2, p. 907-919 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amnesia
Long-Term Potentiation
Maintenance
Calcium-Calmodulin-Dependent Protein Kinase Type 2
Long-Term Memory

Interplay between a Mental Disorder Risk Gene and Developmental Polarity Switch of GABA Action Leads to Excitation-Inhibition Imbalance

Kang, E., Song, J., Lin, Y., Park, J., Lee, J. H., Hussani, Q., Gu, Y., Ge, S., Li, W., Hsu, K-S., Berninger, B., Christian, K. M., Song, H. & Ming, G. L., 2019 Aug 6, In : Cell Reports. 28, 6, p. 1419-1428.e3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Developmental Genes
Mental Disorders
gamma-Aminobutyric Acid
Neurons
Parvalbumins

Perineuronal Nets Restrict the Induction of Long-Term Depression in the Mouse Hippocampal CA1 Region

Khoo, G. H., Lin, Y. T., Tsai, T. C. & Hsu, K-S., 2019 Sep 15, In : Molecular Neurobiology. 56, 9, p. 6436-6450 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hippocampal CA1 Region
Depression
Parvalbumins
Neuronal Plasticity
Interneurons

Thesis

Impact of prenatal stress on hippocampal neuroplasticity

Author: 哲銘, 葉., 2014 Aug 1

Supervisor: Hsu, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Neural circuitries and neurobiological mechanisms relevant to stress resilience

Author: 迪侖, 周., 2016 Aug 3

Supervisor: Hsu, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Perineuronal nets restrict the induction of long-term depression in the mouse hippocampal CA1 region

Author: 原富, 邱., 2018 Aug 13

Supervisor: Hsu, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

Role of NADPH oxidases in sepsis-induced changes in seizure susceptibility and cognitive function

Author: 婉愉, 黃., 2019

Supervisor: Hsu, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

The role of oxytocin in the hippocampal synaptic plasticity and adult neurogenesis

Author: 郁婷, 林., 2016 Jul 5

Supervisor: Hsu, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis