• 92 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
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Personal profile


  • Ph.D., Clinical Medicine, National Cheng Kung University
  • M.D., Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University
  • B.S., Occupational Therapy, National Taiwan University


Clinical Training/ Appointment
  • Resident in Neurology, Department of Neurology, National Cheng Kung University Hospital
  • Clinical Fellow, Department of Neurology, National Cheng Kung University Hospital
  • Attending Neurologist, Div. Neurology, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Dou-Liou Branch
  • Attending Neurologist, Dept. Neurology, National Cheng Kung University Hospital
Academic Training/ Appointment
  • Visiting research member, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, National Central University, funded by the cross-disciplinary research training program for cognitive neuroscience, National Science Council.
  • Visiting research member, Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, UCL, Queen Square, London, UK, funded by National Cheng Kung University Hospital.
  • Visiting assistant professor, Dept. Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan.

Research Interests

  • Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS)
  • Neuroelectrophysiologyz
  • Epilepsy
  • Cognitive neuroscience
  • Neuroplasticity

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Projects 2015 2020

Research Output 2010 2019

  • 92 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 12 Article
  • 3 Conference contribution
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Letter
3 Citations (Scopus)

Transcranial direct current stimulation induces hippocampal metaplasticity mediated by brain-derived neurotrophic factor

Yu, T. H., Wu, Y-J., Chien, M. E. & Hsu, K-S., 2019 Jan 1, In : Neuropharmacology. 144, p. 358-367 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Long-Term Potentiation
Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation
trkB Receptor
Avoidance Learning
3 Citations (Scopus)

Sodium Metabisulfite: Effects on Ionic Currents and Excitotoxicity

Lai, M. C., Hung, T. Y., Lin, K. M., Sung, P-S., Wu, S. J., Yang, C. S., Wu, Y-J., Tsai, J. J., Wu, S-N. & Huang, C-W., 2018 Jul 1, In : Neurotoxicity Research. 34, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sodium Channels
Clamping devices

Transcranial direct current stimulation ameliorated seizure severity and altered ictal EEG in the status epilepticus rats

Wu, Y-J., Chien, M. E., Huang, C. H., Lin, C. C. & Hsu, K. S., 2018 Nov, The Asian Oceanian Congress of Neurology (AOCN). Seoul, Korea_

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Consecutive anodal transcranial direct current stimulation enhances synaptic plasticity, dendritic morphology and working memory in a diabetic rat model

Wu, Y-J., Hsu, K. S. & Lin, C. C., 2017 Mar, 2nd International Brain Stimulation Conference. Barcelona

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

12 Citations (Scopus)
Neuronal Plasticity
Prefrontal Cortex
Short-Term Memory
Long-Term Potentiation