• 361 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

  • 361 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
2 Citations (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

3 Citations (Scopus)
Amino Acid Transport System X-AG
High Fat Diet
Lactic Acid
6 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. C., 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