Prospective students

Full-Time Faculty

Name Wen-Lung Ma Wen-Lung Ma
Title Assistant Professor
Resume Degree
  • Ph.D. (Pathology), School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, USA
Professional experience
  • Research Fellow, Sex Hormone Research Center, CMUH
  • ostdoctoral fellow, George Whipple Laboratory for Cancer Research, Wilmont Cancer Center, University of Rochester Medical Center, NY, USA
Fields of Specialty
  • Cancer Pathology
  • Endocrinology
  • Sex Hormone Biology
  • Cancer research
  • Oxidative stress
  • Antioxidants
  • 2010 Outstanding Scientific Publication award, Liver disease Association, Taiwan.
  • 2010 Young Investigator Scholar-in-Training Aflac. Award for AACR 101st Annual Meeting at DC. Washington, 2010, April 17.
  • 2007 Student travel award for “The Endocrine Society’s 89th Annual Meeting at Toronto”, 2007, June 2
  • 2003-2009 Graduate student fellowship in Laboratory Medicine
  • 1997-1999 Post-Graduate student scholarship, Ministry of Education
  1. J-W Hsu, S Yasmin-Karim, MR. King, JC. Wojciechowski, D Mickelsen, ML. Blair, H-J Ting, W-L Ma, and Y-F Lee, Suppression of Prostate Cancer Cell Rolling and Adhesion to Endothelium by 1,25-DihydroxyvitaminD, American Journal of Pathology, 2011 (Accepted)
  2. M-H Wu*, W-L Ma*(co-first author), C-L Hsu, YL Chen, J-H James Ou, C.K. Ryan, YC Hung, S Yeh, and C Chang, Androgen Receptor Promotes HBV-enhanced Hepatocarcinogenesis Through Modulation of HBV RNA Transcription, (2010), Science Translational Medicine, May 19;2(32):32ra35.
  3. Y Niu, T-M Chang, S Yeh, W-L Ma, Y Wang and C Chang, Differential androgen receptor signals in different cells explain why androgen-deprivation therapy of prostate cancer fails, Oncogene (2010), (Accepted: IF 7.216)
  4. W-L Ma*, C-L Hsu, M-H Wu, C-T Wu, C-C Wu, J-J Lai, Y-S Jou, C-W Chen, S Yeh, C Chang, Androgen receptor is a new potential therapeutic target for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma, Gastroenterology. 2008 Sep;135(3):947-55, 955. (IF: 12.716)
  5. HY. Lin, IC. Yu, RS. Wang, YT Chen, NC Liu, S Altuwaijri, CL Hsu, W-L Ma, J Jokinen, J. D. Spark, S Yeh, C. Chang, Increased hepatic steatosis and insulin resistance in mice lacking hepatic androgen receptor. Hepatology, 2008 Jun;47(6):1924-35.) (IF: 11.560)
  6. E. Kim*, W-L Ma*(co-first author), D-L Lin, S Inui, Y-L Chen, C Chang, TR4 orphan nuclear receptor functions as an apoptosis modulator via regulation of Bcl-2 gene expression., Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2007 Sep 21;361(2):323-8.  (IF: 2.823)
  7. Y. Zheng, W-L Chen, W-L Ma, C Chang, J-H James Ou, Enhancement of gene transcription activity of androgen receptor by hepatitis B virus X protein, Virology, 2007, Jul 5;363(2):454-61 (IF: 3.539)
  8. Y-C Chuang, L-C Yang, P-H Chiang, H-Y Kang, W-L Ma, P-C Wu, F. DeMiguel, M. B. Chancellor, and N. Yoshimura, Gene gun particle encoding preproenkephalin cDNA produced analgesia against capsaicininduced bladder pain in rats, Urology, 2005, 65: 081-810. (IF: 2.604)