• 1739 Citations
  • 26 h-Index
19942018
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Personal profile

Education

  • 1998 PhD, Institute of Pharmacology, National Yang Ming University

Experience

  • 1998~2001 Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
  • 2005~2009 Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
  • 1998~2009 Head of Teaching Division, Center for Neuroscience, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
  • 2001~2005 Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
  • 2004~2008 Secretary in General, Pharmacological Society in Taiwan, Taiwan
  • 2008~2010 Secretary-in-General, Neuroscience Society of Taiwan, Taiwan
  • 2009~2014 Head of Neuroscience Division, Center for Translational Research in Biomedical Sciences, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
  • 2009~2014 Senior Principal Investigator, Center for Translational Research in Biomedical Sciences, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
  • 2009~present Adjunct Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
  • 2010~2012 Council Member, Neuroscience Society of Taiwan, Taiwan
  • 2010~present Adjunct Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
  • 2010~present Member, Review Meeting of Grant Application, Department of Life Sciences, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan
  • 2012~2014 Member, Program Committee, Asian-Pacific Society for Neurochemistry (APSN)
  • 2014~present Professor, Department of Physiology, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
  • 2015~present Professor, Institute of Basic Biomedical Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
  • 2016~present Council Member, The Chinese Physiological Society of Taiwan, Taiwan
  • 2016~present Secretary-in-General, Pharmacological Society in Taiwan, Taiwan
  • 2016~present Member, Program Committee, Asia Pacific Federation of Pharmacologists
  • 2017~present Professor, Department of Food Safety/Hygiene and Risk Management, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

Research Interests

  • Stroke-derived neurodegenerative diseases
  • Comorbidity of glia and neurons
  • Pathological mechanism and therapeutic stretagy against epilepsy
  • Prevention of organophosphate poisoning
  • Pathological mechanism of inflammasome
  • Abused drug-induced dysregulation of cardiovascular responses
  • Bioenergetic failure of mitochondria
  • Dysregulation of endoplasmic reticulum
  • Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Ya-Wen Zhang is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Mevinphos Medicine & Life Sciences
Brain Stem Medicine & Life Sciences
Brain Death Medicine & Life Sciences
Nitric Oxide Synthase Type II Medicine & Life Sciences
Brain Chemical Compounds
Peroxynitrous Acid Medicine & Life Sciences
Hippocampus Medicine & Life Sciences
Rats Chemical Compounds

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Projects 2016 2018

Research Output 1994 2017

  • 1739 Citations
  • 26 h-Index
  • 82 Article
  • 1 Review article
10 Citations (Scopus)

PTEN, a negative regulator of PI3K/Akt signaling, sustains brain stem cardiovascular regulation during mevinphos intoxication

Tsai, C. Y., Wu, J. C. C., Fang, C. & Zhang, Y-W., 2017 Sep 1, In : Neuropharmacology. 123, p. 175-185 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mevinphos
Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinases
Phosphoric Monoester Hydrolases
Brain
Peroxynitrous Acid
9 Citations (Scopus)

Altered mitochondrial dynamics and response to insulin in cybrid cells harboring a diabetes-susceptible mitochondrial DNA haplogroup

Kuo, H. M., Weng, S. W., Zhang, Y-W., Huang, H. T., Lin, H. Y., Chuang, J. H., Lin, T. K., Liou, C. W., Tai, M. H., Lin, C. Y. & Wang, P. W., 2016 Jul 1, In : Free Radical Biology and Medicine. 96, p. 116-129 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mitochondrial Dynamics
Hybrid Cells
Medical problems
Mitochondrial DNA
Insulin
13 Citations (Scopus)

Angiotensin II type I receptor (AT1R) is an independent prognosticator of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma and promotes cells proliferation via mTOR activation

Li, S. H., Lu, H. I., Zhang, Y-W., Huang, W. T., Lin, W. C., Lee, C. C., Tien, W. Y., Lan, Y. C., Tsai, H. T. & Chen, C. H., 2016 Jan 1, In : Oncotarget. 7, 41, p. 67150-67165 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Angiotensin I
Angiotensin Receptors
Angiotensin II
irbesartan
Cell Proliferation
6 Citations (Scopus)
Nitric Oxide Synthase Type II
Glycogen Synthase
Spinal Cord
Nitric Oxide
Thorax
5 Citations (Scopus)

MRI/DTI of the brain stem reveals reversible and irreversible disruption of the baroreflex neural circuits: Clinical implications

Su, C. H., Tsai, C. Y., Zhang, Y-W., Chan, J. Y. H. & Chan, S. H. H., 2016 Jan 1, In : Theranostics. 6, 6, p. 837-848 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Baroreflex
Brain Stem
Medulla Oblongata
Brain Death
Hepatic Encephalopathy

Thesis

微膠細胞與星狀膠細胞在缺血性中風誘導神經死亡之角色

Author: 泓文, 王., 2018 Aug 31

Supervisor: Zhang, Y. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

腦部SFO-PVN-RVLM路徑的血管收縮素接受器亞型在缺血性中風後升壓反應之角色

Author: 鈺婷, 洪., 2017 Aug 31

Supervisor: Zhang, Y. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

腦部內源性大麻素系統在缺血性中風後升壓反應之角色

Author: 昭銘, 邱., 2017 Aug 31

Supervisor: Zhang, Y. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis