• 345 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
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Personal profile


  • 2010 PhD, Biomedical Science, University of Montreal, Canada


  • 2010/08~2012/08 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Molecular Medicine, Mayo Clinic
  • 2012/09~2013/01 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for Infectious Disease and Signal Transduction, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2013/02~present Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, National Cheng Kung University

Research Interests

  • metabolic disease
  • molecular biology
  • Signal transduction

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Reactive Oxygen Species Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2014 2018

Research Output 2006 2019

  • 345 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
  • 27 Article

Protein Glycation by Glyoxal Promotes Amyloid Formation by Islet Amyloid Polypeptide

Hsu, Y. H., Chen, Y-W., Wu, M. H. & Tu, L. H., 2019 Jun 18, In : Biophysical Journal. 116, 12, p. 2304-2313 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Islet Amyloid Polypeptide
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Peptide Hormones
1 Citation (Scopus)
KATP Channels
Palmitic Acid

Functional engineered mesenchymal stem cells with fibronectin-gold composite coated catheters for vascular tissue regeneration

Chen, Y., Hsieh, S., Yang, Y., Hsu, S., Kung, M., Lin, P., Hsieh, H., Lin, C., Tang, C. & Hung, H., 2018 Apr 1, In : Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine. 14, 3, p. 699-711

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
Amino Acid Transport System X-AG
High Fat Diet
Lactic Acid
3 Citations (Scopus)

High-fat diet suppresses the astrocytic process arborization and downregulates the glial glutamate transporters in the hippocampus of mice

Tsai, S. F., Wu, H. T., Chen, P., Chen, Y-W., Yu, M., Wang, T. F., Wu, S. Y., Tzeng, S-F. & Kuo, Y-M., 2018 Dec 1, In : Brain Research. 1700, p. 66-77 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amino Acid Transport System X-AG
High Fat Diet
Neuronal Plasticity


Effects of free fatty acid on insulin secretion in pancreatic beta cells

Author: 紹儒, 簡., 2017 Aug 31

Supervisor: Chen, Y. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis