Yun Wang


Distinguished Investigator
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Education

1981/08 – 1986/05 Ph.D., Pharmacology, University of Colorado, Denver, CO. USA
1972/08 – 1979/06 M.D., Medicine, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan

Positions

2013/01 – Distinguished investigator, Center for Neuropsychiatric Research, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
2013/1 – 2019/1 Director, Center for Neuropsychiatric Research, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
2006/01 – 2013/01 Senior Investigator and Section Chief, Neural Protection and Regeneration Section, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute of Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
2003/01 – 2005/12 Acting Chief, Neural protection & Regeneration Section, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute of Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
1998/01 – 2003/12 Research Fellow, Cell Neurobiology Section, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute of Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
1991 – 2007 Professor, Dept. Pharmacology, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan

Expertise

  • Neuroprotection and regeneration
  • stroke
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Methamphetamine and drug addiction

Honors & Awards

2013 Distinguished Investigator, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
2011-2014 Michael J Fox Foundation, Repositioning Drug for Parkinson’s disease program grant
2006 Tenured Senior Investigator – National Institutes of Health, U.S.A.
1997 Outstanding Pharmacologist Award (Pharmacological Society in Taiwan)
1996 Outstanding Neuroscientist Award (Neuroscience society of Taiwan)
1981-1983 Robert K.S. Lim fellowship Award (ABMAC Foundation or American Bureau for Medical Advancement in China)

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Last Update: 2019-08-28

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