• 7209 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

  • 7209 Citations
  • 41 h-Index
  • 136 Article
  • 3 Review article
  • 2 Comment/debate
  • 1 Letter
Open Access
Social Isolation
7 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of social relationships on Alzheimer's memory impairment: Mechanistic studies

Hsiao, Y-H., Chang, C. H. & Gean, P-W., 2018 Jan 11, In : Journal of biomedical science. 25, 1, 3.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Alzheimer Disease
Data storage equipment
Memory Disorders
Social Isolation
2 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 1, In : Neuropharmacology. 143, p. 95-105 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
6 Citations (Scopus)
Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Histone Deacetylase 2
Alzheimer Disease
Animal Models
4 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