• 1769 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

  • 1769 Citations
  • 26 h-Index
  • 82 Article
  • 1 Review article
11 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., Chang, A. 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
7 Citations (Scopus)
Nitric Oxide Synthase Type II
Glycogen Synthase
Spinal Cord
Nitric Oxide
Thorax
6 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., Chang, A. 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