Chih-Yang Huang, PhD

School of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan

Dr. Chih-Yang Huang received his Ph.D. from the Institute of Molecular Physiology, University of Illinois, Urbana, USA from 1992-1998. He also served as a Post Doctor at the same lab from 1998-1999. He applied as an Assistant Professor of Chung-Shen Medical U. of Taichung, Taiwan in 1999, and then appointed as associated professor at 2002 and a full Professor in October 2005. Currently, he is Dean of Research and Development Office, Dean of college of International and cross-strait education, and Distinguished Professor in Department of Biotechnology in Asia University, Taiwan. He is also Professor in Cardiac molecular signaling Laboratory, Graduate Institute of Basic Medical Science, China Medical University, Taiwan.

His major areas of research are related to 1. Cardiac survival and apoptosis signaling of insulin-like growth factor I and II receptors, and the protective mechanisms of estrogen and estrogen receptors on cardiac myocytes. 2. Roles of miRNAs Protective effect of autologous transplantation of herbal medicine preconditioned adipose-derived stem cells in anti-aging, anti-osteoarthritis and the treatment of diabetic dysfunction in rat model. 3. Rejuvenation mechanisms of functional foods, exercise intervention and Chinese herbal medicine application. 4. Inhibition of liver, colon and oral cancer mechanisms of phyto-estrogen and estrogen receptors.He currently holds many Grants from institution of Taiwan and the clinical heart association. He is running a lab with over 40 members and currently published over 450 peer reviewed papers. He is currently served as the associate editor of Pharmacologia, BioMedicine and the Mid-Taiwan Journal of Medicine and also served as the editorial board member of number of major journals.

His education/training:
•National Yang-Ming University, School of Biomedical Science and Engineering, Master of Cardiac Endocrinology (1987-1989)
•University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Medicine, Master of Molecular Medicine in Breast Cancer (1992-1995)
Doctorate of Molecular Medicine in Cardiology (1995-1998)
Post-Doctorate Research in Molecular Medicine in Cardiology (1998-1999)

Terms of Appointment: April 2018 - April 2020