• 7541 Citations
  • 41 h-Index
1986 …2019
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Personal profile


  • 1986 PhD, Department of Pharmacology, University of Texas Medical Branch


  • 1991~present Professor, Department of Pharmacology, National Cheng Kung University
  • 1996~2002 Chairman, Department of Pharmacology, NCKU
  • 2003~2005 Dean, College of Pharmacy, China Medical University
  • 2007~2009 Vice Dean, College of Medicine, NCKU
  • 2016~present Dean, College of Biosciences and Biotechnology, NCKU

Research Interests

  • Neuropsychopharmacology
  • Electrophysiology
  • Synaptic plasticity
  • Learning and memory
  • Brain tumor

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Projects 1996 2018

Research Output 1986 2019

  • 7541 Citations
  • 41 h-Index
  • 136 Article
  • 3 Review article
  • 2 Comment/debate
  • 1 Letter
Open Access
Social Isolation
8 Citations (Scopus)
Alzheimer Disease
Data storage equipment
Memory Disorders
Social Isolation
4 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanism underlying NMDA blockade-induced inhibition of aggression in post-weaning socially isolated mice

Chang, C. H., Su, C. L. & Gean, P. W., 2018 Dec, In : Neuropharmacology. 143, p. 95-105 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
7 Citations (Scopus)
Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Histone Deacetylase 2
Alzheimer Disease
Animal Models
5 Citations (Scopus)

Synergistic inhibition of tumor growth by combination treatment with drugs against different subpopulations of glioblastoma cells

Chang, C. H., Liu, W. T., Hung, H. C., Gean, C. Y., Tsai, H. M., Su, C. L. & Gean, P. W., 2017 Dec 29, In : BMC cancer. 17, 1, 905.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

STAT3 Transcription Factor
Pharmaceutical Preparations


Biological Evaluation of DSF-1b a Synthetic Carbazole Derivative as an Anti-glioma Drug

Author: 國書, 花., 2014 Jul 30

Supervisor: Gean, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

Combination of minocycline with STAT3 inhibitor suppresses glioma cell-derived tumorigenicity

Author: 家馨, 張., 2016 Aug 11

Supervisor: Gean, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

Induction of Malignant Glioma Cell Death by a Novel Synthesized ?-carboline Derivative TJY-16

Author: 筱杰, 黃., 2014 Jul 30

Supervisor: Gean, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

Investigation of the beneficial effects of lovastatin on traumatic brain injury

Author: 立宸, 蔡., 2017 Jul 21

Supervisor: Gean, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis