• 2840 Citations
  • 31 h-Index
1990 …2020
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Personal profile


  • 2002 PhD, Department of Physiology, University of Oxford


  • 1998~Present Attending Physician, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Cheng Kung University Hospital
  • 2011~2012 Elected Visiting Fellow, Corpus Christi College, Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 2011~Present Distinguished Professor, Departments of Pharmacology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2013/08~Present Associate Dean, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2014~2017 Chairman, Department of Pharmacology, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2015~2016 Discipline Coordinator, Pharmacology, Toxicology, Medicinal Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Ministry of Science and Technology
  • 2016/08~Present Deputy Superintendent, National Cheng Kung University Hospital

Research Interests

  • Genomic medicine
  • Drug development
  • Molecular biology
  • Cellular physiology

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Cell Movement Medicine & Life Sciences
Somatomedins Medicine & Life Sciences
Epithelial Cells Medicine & Life Sciences
Tumors Chemical Compounds
Phosphorylation Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2002 2020

Research Output 1990 2019

  • 2840 Citations
  • 31 h-Index
  • 89 Article
  • 4 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Patent
Open Access
Open Access
Colorectal Neoplasms
human ERBB2 protein
Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization
Open Access
Colorectal Neoplasms

Lysosomal cysteine protease cathepsin S is involved in cancer cell motility by regulating store-operated Ca2+ entry

Lin, H. H., Chen, S. J., Shen, M. R., Huang, Y. T., Hsieh, H. P., Lin, S. Y., Lin, C. C., Chang, W. S. W. & Chang, J. Y., 2019 Dec, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Molecular Cell Research. 1866, 12, 118517.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cathepsin S
Cysteine Proteases
Cell Movement
protease S

Mutation of the PTCH1 gene predicts recurrence of breast cancer

Wang, C. Y., Chang, Y. C., Kuo, Y. L., Lee, K. T., Chen, P. S., Cheung, C. H. A., Chang, C. P., Phan, N. N., Shen, M. R. & Hsu, H. P., 2019 Nov 8, In : Scientific reports. 9, 1, 1 p., 16359.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Breast Neoplasms
Computational Biology


Membrane trafficking of ER Ca2+ sensor STIM1 in the activation of store-operated Ca2+ entry

Author: 翊庭, 黃., 2018 Jul 30

Supervisor: Shen, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

Minoxidil is a potential neuroprotective drg for paclitaxel-induced neuropathy

Author: 羿帆, 陳., 2016 Jul 4

Supervisor: Shen, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

To Study the Role of Calcium Signaling on Podosome Formation

Author: 杰姍, 賴., 2014 Aug 5

Supervisor: Shen, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis