International Journal of Cardiovascular ResearchISSN: 2324-8602

CY Chen

CY Chen, MD
Department of Gastroenterology
National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan

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Chih Yen Chen is Associate Professor in National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine & Attending Physician in Division of Gastroenterology of Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan. In the dual roles, he devoted himself to both basic and clinical research in integrated pharmacophysiology, brain-gut interactions, and ingestive behavior associated gastrointestinal neuroendocrinology, which resulted in receiving the Great Academic Achievement Award at the 50th Anniversary of Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan in 2009, the highest and most prestigious award at this hospital. Chih Yen has held his MD from Taipei Medical University School of Medicine, and PhD from Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan. He has been awarded the Physician Scientist Scholarship of Taiwan National Health Research Institutes for post-doctoral training in the Brain- Gut Interaction Laboratory, CURE / DDRC & UCLA, in USA. He has achieved notable scientific publications regarding corticotrophin-releasing factor peptide family and ghrelin gene derived peptides. He has also developed some novel approach involving measurement of the upper and lower gut motility and secretion in rats, as well as conducted translational research in human obesity, diabetes and anorexia-cachexia. Chih Yen has been honored the American Gastroenterological Association Fellow in 2009. In 2010, he received the Distinguished Paper Award at National Yang- Ming University, Taiwan for his honorably invited review paper published in Pharmacological Reviews, the high impact factor and most respective journal in the field of pharmacology.

Research Interest

CY Chen research interests include Corticotrophin-releasing factor peptide family and Ghrelin gene derived peptides.


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