• 1311 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
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  • 2005 PhD, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


  • 2005.9~2006.8 Postdoctoral Research Associate /Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • 2006.8~2011.7 Assistant Professor /Institute of Clinical Medicine, NCKU
  • 2011.8~2016.7 Associate Professor /Institute of Clinical Medicine, NCKU
  • 2016.8~Present Professor /Institute of Clinical Medicine, NCKU

Research Interests

  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Metabolism
  • Mitochondrial Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease

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Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptors Medicine & Life Sciences
Insulin Resistance Medicine & Life Sciences
Obesity Medicine & Life Sciences
Vascular Stiffness Medicine & Life Sciences
Adipose Tissue Medicine & Life Sciences
Inflammation Medicine & Life Sciences
Leptin Medicine & Life Sciences
Genes Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2007 2020

Research Output 1998 2019

  • 1311 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
  • 54 Article
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Letter
  • 1 Review article

Group A Streptococcus Subcutaneous Infection-Induced Central Nervous System Inflammation Is Attenuated by Blocking Peripheral TNF

Liu, Y., Wu, P., Kang, C., Tsai, Y., Chou, C., Liang, C., Wu, J. & Tsai, P., 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Role of adiponectin gene variants, adipokines and hydrometry-based percent body fat in metabolically healthy and abnormal obesity

Chang, C-S., Lu, Y. J., Chang, H. H., Hsu, S. H., Kuo, P. H., Shieh, C-C., Yao, W-J., Hsu, M. C., Young, K-C., Lin, W. Y., Huang, K. C., Wu, C-H. & Tsai, Y-S., 2018 Jan 1, In : Obesity Research and Clinical Practice. 12, 1, p. 49-61 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adipose Tissue

The ATP-P2X 7 signaling axis is an essential sentinel for intracellular Clostridium difficile pathogen-induced inflammasome activation

Liu, Y. H., Chang, Y. C., Chen, L. K., Su, P. A., Ko, W-C., Tsai, Y-S., Chen, Y. H., Lai, H. C., Wu, C. Y., Hung, Y. P. & Tsai, P-J., 2018 Mar 16, In : Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 8, MAR, 84.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clostridium difficile
Adenosine Triphosphate
Clostridium Infections
Caspase 1
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of chronic hepatitis C infection on arterial stiffness

Chou, C. H., Ho, C. S., Tsai, W-C., Wang, M-C., Tsai, Y-S. & Chen, Z-Y., 2017 Nov 1, In : Journal of the American Society of Hypertension. 11, 11, p. 716-723 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vascular Stiffness
Chronic Hepatitis C
Virus Diseases
8 Citations (Scopus)

Exendin-4, a glucagon-like peptide-1 analogue, accelerates diabetic wound healing

Roan, J. N., Cheng, H. N., Young, C. C., Lee, C. J., Yeh, M. L., Luo, C. Y., Tsai, Y. S. & Lam, C. F., 2017 Feb 1, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 208, p. 93-103 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glucagon-Like Peptide 1
Wound Healing
Wounds and Injuries
Transforming Growth Factors