Jen-Hwey Chiu, Professor

Name: Jen-Hwey Chiu, M.D., Ph.D., Professor
Tel: +886-2-2826-7178
Fax: +886-2-2822-5044

1986 - 1989 Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, Yang-Ming University

Postgraduate training:
1985 - 1986 Chief Resident of Surgery,Veterans General Hospital, Taipei
1986 - 1989 Ph.D. Training in Clinical Medicine, Yang-Ming University

Research Fellowship:
1994 College of Acupmoxa and Orthopedics, Bejing, China

Academic Appointments:
1998 - 1999 Professor, Institute of Traditional Medicine,Yang-Ming University
1997 -          Appointed Visiting Staff, Surgery, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei
1986 - 1996 Visiting Staff of General Surgery, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei

Major Research Interests:

  1. Mechanisms of recurrence after resection for hepatocellular carcinoma.

  2. The mechanism exploration in acupuncture/ moxibustion.

  3. The protective effect of Chinese medicinal remedy on hepatocyte injury.

Selective publications:

  1. Chiu JH, Kao HL, Wu LH et al. Prediction of survival or relapse after resection in human hepatomas by DNA flow cytometry. J Clinic Invest 1992, 16:1367-71.

  2. Chiu JH, Wu LH, Kao HL, et al. Can determination of the proliferative capacity of the nontumor paprt predict the risk of the tumor recurrence in the liver remnant after resection of human hepatocellular carcinoma? Hepatology 1993;18:96-102.

  3. Chiu JH, Chang HM, Kao HL, et al. Establishment of two cell lines derived from a single hepatocellular carcinoma containing multiploid DNA distribution. Cancer Detect Prevent 1996; 20:43-51

  4. Chiu JH, Lui WY. Primary hepatocellular carcinoma (review article) CCMJ 1997;1:1-10.

  5. Chiu JH, Ho CT, Wei YH, et al. In vitro and in vivo protective effect of honokiol on rat liver from ischemia-reperfusion injury. Life Sci 1997;61:1961-71.

  6. Chiu JH, Chen YL, Lui WY, et al. Local somatothermal stimulation inhibits the motility of sphincter of Oddi in cats, rabbits and humans through neural release of nitric oxide. Life Sci 1998;63:413-28.

  7. Chiu JH, Chen WS, Chen CS, et al. Effect of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for pain relief on patients undergoing hmorrhoidectomy: prospective, randomized, controlled Trial. Dis Colon Rectum 1999;42:180-85.

  8. Chiu JH, Cheng HC, Tai CH, et al. Sequential Neural Activation by Electroacupuncture: Manganese-enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study in Rabbits. Am J Vet Res 2001;62:178-82.