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Personal profile


  • 2004 PhD, Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Cheng Kung University


  • 1998.08~Present Surgeon/Department of Surgery, NCKUH
  • 2002.08~2008.07 Assistant professor/Department of Surgery, NCKU
  • 2008.08~ 2012.07 Associate professor/Department of Surgery, NCKU
  • 2010.08~2012.07 Associate professor/Institute of Clinical Medicine, NCKU
  • 2010.10~Present Convener of UGI Cancer/NCKUH
  • 2012.08~2016.07 Professor/Institute of Clinical Medicine, NCKU
  • 2016.08~Present Director/Department of Clinical Medical Research, NCKUH
  • 2016.08~Present Distinguished Professor/Institute of Clinical Medicine, NCKU
  • 2017.08~Present Director/Institute of Clinical Medicine, NCKU

Research Interests

  • Gastrointestinal physiology
  • GI Clinical Oncology
  • Tumor microenvironment (interaction between cancer cells and stromal cells)
  • Liver Fibrosis and Regeneration

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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