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Wan-Tseng Hsu
Title:Assistant Professor
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Education:Ph.D., Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University (2009-2014)
Master, Graduate Institute of Clinical Pharmacy, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University (2006-2009)
Bachelor of Science, Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University (2002-2006)
Experience:Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Postdoctoral research fellow 2015.09.01~2017.07.31
Department of Medical Research,National Taiwan University Hospital,Postdoctoral research fellow 2014.10.1~2015.7.31
Honor:2015.03 Outstanding academic performances scholarship, Association of Taipei City Residents from Chiayi
2009-2014 Scholarships and Assistantships, Institute of Cellular and System Medicine, National Health Research Institute (NHRI)
2014.10 Best Poster Awards, honorable mention, Taiwan Society for Stem Cell Research
2014.07 Best Poster Awards, the third place prize, the Fifth Annual Institutes of Clinical Medicine Joint Research and Teaching Workshop
2013.04 Outstanding Research Award, NHRI
2008.06 Outstanding Student, Graduate Institute of Clinical Pharmacy, NTU
2008.06 Honorary member of The Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society
2006.09 The first place in Senior Professional and Technical Examinations for Pharmacist
2006.06 Honorary member of The Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society
2006.06 New Graduate Outstanding Award, the first place prize, NTU
2006.06 New Graduate Service Medal, NTU
2006.06 New Graduate Distinguished Achievement Award in hospital pharmacy practice experience, NTU
2006.03 Academic Achievement Award, NTU
2005.10 Academic Achievement Award, NTU
2005.04 Academic Achievement Award, NTU
2004.10 Academic Achievement Award, NTU
2004.04 Academic Achievement Award, NTU
2003.10 Academic Achievement Award, NTU
Research Areas:Clinical pharmacy, Immunology, Cardiology, Stem cell translational research
Lab Focus:My research aimed to investigate the influences of metaflammation on immunomodulatory capability of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) and to develop strategy for restoring the dysfunction of MSCs in the obese state. My skills were used to explore the effects of fatty acids on the differentiation ability and also immune regulatory activity of MSCs and to identify a new immunomodulatory mediator of MSCs induced by metaflammation-related signals.
Research Subjects:1. Effects of metaflammation on the lineage commitment and immunomodulatory properties of mesenchymal stem cells
2. Identification of biomarkers for early detection of cardiotoxicity induced by HER2-targeted therapy combined with anthracyclines using human pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes
3. Drug-related problems and the roles of clinical pharmacist in the multidisciplinary team intervention in heart failure, heart transplantation, and cardio-oncology
Teacher's Word:Clinical pharmacy scientist career is whatever you make of it, as long as you try.
Lab Requirements:Waste no second, and let every step we take be solid ones.