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Prof. Dr. Hsu-Shan Huang

Prof. Dr. Hsu-Shan Huang
College of Medical Science and Technology
Taipei Medical University Hospital

Biography :

Hsu-Shan Huang received his B. Pharm degree from School of Pharmacy, National Defense Medical Center (NDMC) in 1985 and master degree in 1987. He then earned his doctorate (Dr. rer. nat.) in 1996 at University of Regensburg, Germany. He speaks German and English fluently. He went back to Taiwan and joined School of Pharmacy, NDMC as an associate Prof. in 1997, and then promoted to Professor in 2005. From 2000-2001, he has been visiting scientist at Institute of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Muenster, Germany. From 2006 to 2007, he has been visiting scientist at The Scripps Research Institute (La Jolla, San Diego, California, USA). After being promoted to full professor, he worked as a Dean of School of Pharmacy, and Head of Research and Development at NDMC (2008-2012). In 2013, he was head of Department of Pharmacy Practice, Tri-Service General Hospital/NDMC. In 2014, he moved to the Taipei Medical University, College of Medical Science and Technology as Professor of Oncology Research, managing two research centers in immunology and oncology. He is now responsible for the research activities (drug discovery and development) of the TMU.

Research Interest :

His main research interest is medicinal chemistry and biology of medicinally important natural products, and heterocyclic small molecules; the discovery of new synthetic methodologies; the development of novel anticancer agents with novel mechanisms of action and promising anti-inflammatory small molecules. His research also focuses on formulation and evaluation of targeted drug delivery systems for anticancer agents and anti-inflammatory agents; nanomedicines and magnetic small molecules. His research interests also extend over a wide range of biologically active molecules, mostly anticancer agents, such as small molecules and natural products.