Ho-Chang Kuo, MD, PhD, FAAAAI.  ( ) (Kawasaki Kuo)

 

 

Email address:

erickuo48@yahoo.com.tw

dr.hckuo@gmail.com

sel7129@adm.cgmh.org.tw

 

Birth Date: March 01, 1973

Birth Place: Yulin, Taiwan

Citizenship: Taiwan

Office Address TEL NO.: Department of Pediatrics, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 123 Ta-Pei Road, Niaosong District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

TEL: 886-7-7317123 ext. 8795; 8802. Fax: 886-7-7338009

Education: (MD)

-June 1999, College of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

Post-Graduate Education: (PhD)

-2004-2011 Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Science, Chang Gung University, Taiwan.

Academic Appointment:

-2004 Attending Staff, Department of Pediatrics
Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan.

-2008 Lectorate attending physician of Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan.

-2009 Lectorate attending physician of Chang Gung University, Taiwan.

-2010 Assistant Professor of Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan.

-2011 Assistant Professor of Chang Gung University, Taiwan.

-2013 Associate Professor of Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan.

 

Employment Record:

2001-2004 Residency, Department of Pediatrics, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan.   

2004-2007 Fellowships, Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan.

2004-    Attending Staff, Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan

2008-    Lectorate attending physician of Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan.

2010-    Assistant Professor physician of Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan.

2011-    Assistant Professor of Chang Gung University, Taiwan.

 

Professional Affiliations: (Medical Organizations or Societies)

1. Taiwan Pediatric Association (NO.: 4935)

2. The Chinese Society of Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (NO.: 751)

3. The Chinese Society of Immunology (NO.: 1684)

4. Member of Asia Society for Pediatric Research (ASPR). No. 10435 (since 2006 ~ now).

5. American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI): International member

6. International Fellow of American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (FAAAAI)

7. European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI)

Research Project:

Principle Investigator

1. The bio-markers and immunopathogenesis of coronary artery lesions on Kawasaki disease.

Research grant: Cardiac Children’s Foundation Taiwan. No. CCF07-01, 2007-2008.

2. The augmented SOCS-1 expression on TLR4 dependent pathway of Kawasaki disease.    

Research grant: Chang Gung Medical Research Program: No. CMRPG860421 and CMRPG860422: 2007-2009.

  3. DC-SIGN polymorphism with coronary artery lesion in Kawasaki disease.

    Research grant: NSC 97-2314-B-182A-054-MY2 (2008 - 2010), (NMRPG 876061)

  4. Impact of IL2RA variants on the coronary artery lesions of Kawasaki disease.

    Research grant: NSC 100-2314-B-182A-048 -MY3 (2011/07-2014/06)

  5. Epigenetic change impact on the atopy modulation after LGG administration.

   Research grant: CMRPG8A0481. (2012/03-2013/02)

  6. Prenatal dexamethasone exposure augment Th2-related immune response via epigenetic regulation. (2011-2012) Research grant: CMRPG8B0151.

  7. The correlation between cytokines change and hemodynamic change after change ECMO setting.

    (2011/2013) Research grant: CMRPG8B0211

  8. Epigenetic study of Kawasaki disease and coronary artery lesions. NSC 102-2314-B-182-053-MY3 (2013-2016)

  9. Epigenetic and immune response in Kawasaki disease (OMRPG) (2013-2016)

Co-Principle investigator

  1. Functional proteomics study on PBMC of newborn.

NSC 98-2314-B-182A-004 -MY3 2009/08/01 - 2012/07/31) 

  2. Genome-Wide association study for Kawasaki disease.

    NSC96-3112-B-001-010 (2009/08-2011/07)

3. The impact of plasma asymmetric dimethylarginine with coronary artery dilatation in Kawasaki disease. CMRPG891241 (2011/01/01 ~ 2011/12/31)

4. Genetic association study of ORAI1 polymorphism in Kawasaki disease. CMRPG891441 (2011/03/01-2012/02/28)

  5. Inflammation-induced hepcidin is associated with the development of anemia in Kawasaki disease. CMRP8A0121 (2011/07-2012/06)

 

Bibliography:

Publications: (*corresponding author)

Year 2005 (SCI: 2)

1.     Chih-Lu Wang, Yu-Tsun Wu, Chieh-An Liu, Ho-Chang Kuo, Kuender D. Yang. Kawasaki disease: infection, immunity and genetics. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2005;24:998-1004. (SCI).

2.     Hong-Ren Yu, Rong-Fu Chen, Kuo-Ching Hong, Chin-Nam Bong, Wen-I Lee, Ho-Chang Kuo, Kuender D. Yang. IL-12-independent Th1 polarization in human   mononuclear cells infected with varicella-zoster virus. Eur J Immunol. 2005;35:3664-3672. (SCI).

 

Year 2006 (non-SCI: 2)

3.     Ho-Chang Kuo, Yu-Tsun Wu, Kuender D. Yang, Chih-Lu Wang. New concepts and treatment strategy in Kawasaki disease. Acta Paediatr Taiwan. 2006;47(suppl):7-17.

4.     Ho-Chang Kuo, Jiunn-Ming Sheen, Kuan-Sheng Wu, Hsiu-Hui Wei, Chih-Cheng Hsiao. Precocious puberty due to human chorionic gonadotropin-secreting pineal tumor. Chang Gung Med J. 2006;29:198-202.

 

Year 2007 (SCI total 5)

5.     Ho-Chang Kuo, Kuender D. Yang, Chi-Di Liang, Chin-Nam Bong, Hong-Ren Yu, Lin Wang, Chih-Lu Wang. The relationship of eosinophilia to intavenous immunoglobulin treatment failure in Kawasaki disease. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2007;18:354-359. (SCI IF: 2.723).

6.     Ho-Chang Kuo, Chih-Lu Wang, Chi-Di Liang, Hong-Ren Yu, Hsin-Hsu Chen, Lin Wang, Kuender D. Yang. Persistent monocytosis after intravenous immunoglobulin therapy correlated with the development of coronary artery lesions in patients with Kawasaki disease. J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2007;40:395-400. (SCI IF:1.116)

7.     Hsin-Hsu Chen, Ho-Chang Kuo, Ling Wang, Hong-Ren Yu, Jiun-Min Shen, Kao-Pin Hwang, Kuender D. Yang. Childhood macrophage activation syndrome different from infection-associated hemophagocytosis syndrome in etiology and outcome in Taiwan. J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2007;40:265-271. (SCI IF:1.116)

8.     Lin Wang, Rong-Fu Chen, Jien-Wei Liu, Hong-Ren Yu, Ho-Chang Kuo, Kuender D. Yang. Implications of dynamic changes among TNF, membrane TNF receptor and soluble TNF receptor levels in the severity of Dengue infection. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007;77:297-302. (SCI>2.0).

9.     Kuender D. Yang, Chia-Yo Ou, Tei-Yao Hsu, Jen-Chia Chang, Hau Chuang, Chia-An Liu, Hshu-Mei Liang, Ho-Chang Kuo, Ron-Fu Chen and En-Yen Huang. Interaction of maternal atopy, CTLA-4 gene polymorphism and gender on antenatal IgE production. Clin Exp Allergy. 2007;37:680-687. (SCI IF: 4.08).

 

Year 2008 (SCI total 3)

10.  Ho-Chang Kuo, Chih-Lu Wang, Lin Wang, Hong-Ren Yu, Kuender D. Yang. Patient characteristics and intravenous immunoglobulin product may affect eosinophils in Kawasaki disease. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2008;19:184-185. (SCI IF: 3.376, ranking 9/121 in Pediatrics).

11.  Hong-Ren Yu, Jiunn-Ming Sheen, Kao-Pin Hwang, Ho-Chang Kuo, Eng-Yen Huang, Yi-Chuan Huang. Typhoid Fever in Southern Taiwan: A Medical Center Experience. Pediatr Neonatol. 2008;49:116-120. (SCI IF:0.932, ranking 85/121 in Pediatrics)

12.  Say-Tin Yeap, Jiunn-Ming Sheen, Ho-Chang Kuo, Kao-Pin Hwang, Kuender D. Yang, Hong-Ren Yu. Macrophage Activation Syndrome as Initial Presentation of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Pediatr Neonatol. 2008;49:39-42. (SCI IF:0.932, ranking 85/121 in Pediatrics)

 

Year 2009 (total 7; SCI: 6; non-SCI: 1)

13.  Ho-Chang Kuo, Chih-Lu Wang, Chi-Di Liang, Chien-Fu Huang, Hong-Ren Yu, Lin Wang, Kao-Pin Hwang, Kuender D. Yang. The association of lower Eosinophil-related T Helper 2 (Th2) Cytokines with the Coronary Artery Lesions in Kawasaki disease. Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2009;20:266-272. (SCI IF: 3.376, ranking 9/121 in Pediatrics).

14.  Hong-Ren Yu, Ho-Chang Kuo, Jiunn-Ming Sheen, Lin Wang, I-Chun Lin, Chih-Lu Wang, Kuender D. Yang. A unique plasma proteomic profiling with imbalanced fibrinogen cascade in patients with Kawasaki disease. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2009;20:699-707. (SCI IF: 3.376, ranking 9/121 in Pediatrics)

15.   Chi-Di Liang, Ho-Chang Kuo, Kuender D. Yang, Chih-Lu Wang, Sheung-Fat Ko . Acquired Coronary Artery Fistula Complicated by Kawasaki disease. American Heart Journal. 2009;157:584-588. (SCI IF:4.497, ranking 23/122 in CARDIAC & CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS).

16.  Ho-Chang Kuo, Chih-Chiang Wu, Tsung-Hsien Yang, Hong-Ren Yu, Chi-Di Liang, Yi-Ju Chen, Kuender D. Yang. Non-Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis in a Child with Kawasaki disease. BMJ Case Reports 2009 [doi:10.1136/bcr.11.2008.1227]

17.   Yu-Lin Huang; Meng-Ying Hsieh; Pa-Fan Hsiao; Jiunn-Ming Sheen; Hong-Ren Yu; Ho-Chang Kuo; Sung-Ting Chen; Jing-Long Huang; Kuender D. Yang; Wen-I Lee. Alopecia Areata Universalis After Phenobarbital-Induced Anti-Convulsant Hypersensitivity Syndrome. Immunological Investigations. 2009; 38:383–397. (SCI IF:1.731, ranking 113/135 in Immunology)

18.   Chih-Chiang Wu, Ho-Chang Kuo, Hong-Ren Yu, Lin Wang, and Kuender D. Yang. Association of acute urticaria with Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection in hospitalized children. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2009;103:134-9. (SCI IF:3.449, ranking 2/23 in Allergy).

19.   Jiunn-Ming Sheen, Ho-Chang Kuo, Hong-Ren Yu, Eng-Yen Huang, Chih-Chiang Wu, and Kuender D. Yang. Prolonged Acquired Neutropenia in Children. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009;53:1284-8. (SCI: 2.353, ranking 27/121 in Pediatrics).

 

Year 2010 (total 9; SCI: 7, non-SCI: 2)

20.   Kuender D. Yang, Jen-Chieh Chang, Hau Chuang, Hsio-Mei Liang, Ho-Chang Kuo, Yun-Shien Lee, Te-Yao Hsu, Chia-Yu Ou. Gene-gene and gene-environment interactions on IgE production in prenatal stage. Allergy. 2010 Jun 1;65(6):731-9. (SCI IF:5.883, ranking: 2/23 in Allergy)

21.  Ho-Chang Kuo, Kudner D. Yang. Update of treatment for Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis. Taiwan Medical Journal 2010; 53(4): 8-12.

22.   Yu-Chen Liu, Chiu-Ping Hou, Chiu-Ming Kuo, Chi-Di Liang, *Ho-Chang Kuo. Atypical Kawasaki Disease- Review of Literature and Clinical Nursing. Hu Li Za Zhi. 2010 Dec;57(6):104-110.

23.  Ho-Chang Kuo, Chi-Di Liang, Chih-Lu Wang, Hong-Ren Yu, Kao-Pin Hwang, Kuender D. Yang. Serum Albumin Level Predicts Initial Intravenous Immunoglobulin Treatment Failure in Kawasaki Disease. Acta Paediatr. 2010;99:1578-1583. (SCI IF: 1.974, ranking: 38/121 in Pediatrics)

24.   Hong-Ren Yu, Chi-Di Liang, Ho-Chang Kuo, Sheung-Fat Ko, Ka-Yin Tsui, Yu-Hsiu Chung, Kao-Pin Hwang, Kuender D. Yang. Air-leak and transient coronary artery dilation in post-infectious bronchiolitis obliterans. Pediatr Int. 2010 Aug;52(4):e221-3. (SCI IF: 0.875, ranking 90/121 in Pediatrics)

25.   Ho-Chang Kuo, Chieh-An Liu, Chia-Yo Ou, Te-Yao Hsu, Kuender D. Yang. Correlation between atopy and tuberculin/Candida skin test reactivity in a bacillus Calmette-Gueęrin vaccinated cohort. Allergy. 2010 Dec;65(12):1625-6. (SCI IF:5.883, ranking: 2/23 in Allergy)

26.  Rong-Fu Chen, Hui-Chen Huang, Chia-Yu Ou, Te-Yao Hsu, Hau Chuang, Jen-Chieh Chang, Lin Wang, Ho-Chang Kuo, Kuender D. Yang. MicroRNA-21 expression in neonatal blood associated with antenatal IgE production and development of allergic rhinitis. Clinical & Experimental Allergy 2010;40:1482-1490. (SCI IF: 4.789, ranking 4/23 in Allergy)

27.  Hong-Ren Yu, Ho-Chang Kuo, Eng-Yen Huang, Chi-Di Liang, Kao-Pin Hwang, I-Chun Lin, Jiunn-Ming Sheen, Tzu-Jou Wang, Chih-Lu Wang and Kuender D. Yang. Plasma Clusterin Levels in Predicting the Occurrence of Coronary Artery Lesions in Patients With Kawasaki Disease. Pediatr Cardiol. 2010 Nov;31(8):1151-6. (SCI IF: 1.197, ranking 71/121 in Pediatrics) (Co-1st author)

28.  Hong-Ren Yu, Chen-Kuang Niu, Ho-Chang Kuo, Ka-Yin Tsui, Chih-Chiang Wu, Chien-Hung Ko, Jiunn-Ming Sheen, Eng-Yen Huang, Kuender D. Yang. Comparison of the Global Initiative for Asthma Guideline-based Asthma Control Measure and the Childhood Asthma Control Test in Evaluating Asthma Control in Children. Pediatr Neonatol 2010;51(5):273−278. (SCI IF:0.932, ranking 85/121 in Pediatrics)

 

Year 2011 (total 23; SCI: 22, non-SCI: 1)

29.  Ho-Chang Kuo, Hong-Ren Yu, Chih-Chiang Wu, Ling-Sai Chang, Kuender D. Yang. Etanercept treatment for children with refractory juvenile idiopathic arthritis. J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2011 Jan 13;44(1):52-56. (SCI IF: 1.631, ranking 82/116, Q3 in MICROBIOLOGY)

30.  Ho-Chang Kuo, Chieh-An Liu, Chia-Yu Ou, Te-Yao Hsu, Chih-Lu Wang, Hsin-Chun Huang, Hau Chuang, Hsiu-Mei Liang, and Kuender D. Yang. Partial protein hydrolyzed infant formula decreased food sensitization but not allergic diseases in a prospective birth cohort study. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2011;154(4):310-317. (SCI IF: 2.248, ranking: 12/23, Q3 in Allergy)

31.   Ling-Sai Chang, Ho-Chang Kuo, Chieh-Chiang Wu, Hong-Ren Yu, Lin Wang, Hsueh-Wen Chang, Kuender D. Yang. Risk Factors for Mortality of Pediatric Patients without Underlying Diseases. Pediatr Neonatol. 2011 Feb;52(1):34-7. (SCI IF:0.932, ranking 85/121 in Pediatrics)

32.  Mindy Ming-Huey Guo, Kuender D. Yang, Hong-Ren Yu, *Ho-Chang Kuo Hypersensitive joint reaction after etanercept treatment in a patient with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. J Rheumatol. 2011 Mar;38(3):577-9. (SCI IF: 3.258, ranking 11/29, Q2 in Rheumatology)

33.  Ho-Chang Kuo, Chi-Di Liang, Hong-Ren Yu, Chih-Lu Wang, I-Chun Lin, Chia-An Liu, Jen-Chieh Chang, Chiu-Ping Lee, Wei-Chiao Chang, Kuender D. Yang. CTLA-4, position 49 A/G polymorphism associated with coronary artery lesions in Kawasaki disease. J Clin Immunol. 2011 Apr; 31(2):240-4. (SCI IF: 3.382, rank: 55/135, Q2 in Immunology)

34.   Ho-Chang Kuo, Hong-Ren Yu, Suh-Hang Hank Juo, Kuender D. Yang, Yu-Shiuan Wang, Chi-Di Liang, Wei-Chiao Chen, Wei-Pin Chang, Chien-Fu Huang, Chou-Peen Lee, Li-Yan Lin, Yu-Chen Liu, Yuh-Cherng Guo and Wei-Chiao Chang. CASP3 (rs72689236) gene single nucleotide polymorphisms and Kawasaki disease in Taiwanese children. J Hum Genet. 2011 Feb;56(2):161-5. (SCI IF: 2.365, ranking: 91/161, Q3 in GENETICS & HEREDITY)

35.   Lee WI, Huang JL, Lin SJ, Yeh KW, Chen LC, Hsieh MY, Huang YC, Kuo HC, Yang KD, Yu HR, Jaing TH, Yang CH. Clinical Aspects and Genetic Analysis of Taiwanese Patients with the Phenotype of Hyper-Immunoglobulin E Recurrent Infection Syndromes (HIES). J Clin Immunol. 2011 Apr;31(2):272-80. (SCI IF: 3.382, rank: 55/135, Q2 in Immunology)

36.   Shu-Ling Kao, Hong-Ren Yu, Ho-Chang Kuo, Ka-Yin Tsui, Chih-Chiang Wu, Ling-Sai Chang, Chi-Di Liang, Yu-Hsiu Chung, and Kuender D. Yang. Higher soluble Fas ligand and transforming growth factor-b levels after omalizumab treatment: A case report. J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2012 Feb;45(1):69-71. (SCI IF: 1.631, ranking 82/116, Q3 in MICROBIOLOGY)

37.   Ho-Chang Kuo, Yu-Chen Liu, Chi-Di Liang, Kuender D. Yang. 兒科十大棘手疾病之首--川崎症. Taiwan Medical Journal 2011;54 (2):69-73.

38.   Kuo HC, Chiu CC, Chang WC, Sheen JM, Ou CY, Kuo HC, Chen RF, Hsu TY, Chang JC, Hsaio CC, Wang FS, Huang CC, Huang HY, Yang KD. Use of proteomic differential displays to assess functional discrepancies and adjustments of human bone marrow- and Wharton jelly-derived mesenchymal stem cells. J Proteome Res. 2011 Mar 4;10(3):1305-15. (SCI IF: 5.056, ranking: 10/75, Q1 in BIOCHEMICAL RESEARCH METHODS)

39.   Hong-Ren Yu, Hsin-Chun Huang, Ho-Chang Kuo, Jiunn-Ming Sheen, Chia-Yo Ou, Te-Yao Hsu, and Kuender D. Yang. IFN-a production by human mononuclear cells infected with varicella-zoster virus through TLR9-dependent and independent pathways. Cell Mol Immunol. 2011 Mar;8(2):181-8. (SCI IF: 3.419, ranking: 51/135, Q2 in Immunology)

40.  Lin Wang, Rong-Fu Chen, Jien-Wei Liu, Ing-Kit Lee, Chiu-Ping Lee, Ho-Chang Kuo, Shau-Ku Huang, Kuender D. Yang. DC-SIGN (CD209) Promoter 2336 A/G Polymorphism Is Associated with Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever and Correlated to DC-SIGN Expression and Immune Augmentation. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2011; 5(1): e934. (SCI IF:4.69)

41.   Hong-Ren Yu, Ho-Chang Kuo, Hsin-Chun Huang, Li-Tung Huang, You-Lin Tain, Chih-Cheng Chen, Chi-Di Liang, Jiunn-Ming Sheen, I-Chun Lin, Chi-Chiang Wu, Chia-Yu Ou, and Kuender D. Yang. GAPDH is a reliable internal control in western blot analysis of leukocyte subpopulations from children. Analytical Biochemistry. 2011 Jun 1;413(1):24-9. (SCI IF 2.582, rankng: 26/75, Q2 in CHEMISTRY, ANALYTICAL) (Co-1st author)

42.   Wen-I Lee, Jing-Long Huang, Syh-Jae Lin, Kuo-Wei Yeh, Li-Chen Chen, Liang-Shiou Ou, Tsung-Chieh Yao, Meng-Ying Hsieh, Yhu-Chering Huang, Hong-Ren Yu, Ho-Chang Kuo, Kunder D. Yang and Tang-Her Jaing. Clinical, immunological and genetic features in Taiwanese patients with the phenotype of hyper-immunoglobulin E recurrent infection syndromes (HIES). Immunobiology. 2011 Aug;216(8):909-17. (SCI IF:2.814, ranking: 71/135, Q3 in Immunology)

43.  Ho-Chang Kuo, Kuender D. Yang, Suh-Hang Hank Juo, Chi-Di Liang, Wei-Chiao Chen, Yu-Shiuan Wang, Chih-Hung Lee, Edward His, Hong-Ren Yu, Peng-Yeong Woon, I-Chun Lin, Chien-Fu Huang, Daw-Yang Hwang, Chou-Peen Lee, Li-Yan Lin, Wei-Pin Chang, and Wei-Chiao Chang. ITPKC single nucleotide polymorphism (rs28493229) associated with the susceptibility and coronary artery aneurysm formation in Kawasaki disease patients in a Taiwanese population. PLoS One. 2011 Apr 14;6(4):e17370. (SCI IF: 3.73, ranking: 7/56, Q1  in MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES)

44.  Ho-Chang Kuo, Ying-Jui Lin, Suh-Hang Hank Juo, Yu-Wen, Hsu, Wei-Chiao Chen, Kuender D. Yang, Chi-Di Liang, Shengyu Yang, Mei-Chyn Chao, Hong-Ren Yu, Shouyan Wang, Li-Yan Lin, and Wei-Chiao Chang. Lack of Association between ORAI1/CRACM1 Gene Polymorphisms and Kawasaki Disease in Taiwanese Children. J Clin Immunol. 2011 Aug;31(4):650-5. (SCI IF: 3.382, rank: 55/135, Q2 in Immunology)

45.  Ho-Chang Kuo, Wei-Chiao Chang. Genetic polymorphisms of Kawasaki disease. Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2011 Oct;32(10):1193-8 (review article, SCI IF: 2.354, ranking: 50/152, Q2 in CHEMISTRY, MULTIDISCIPLINARY) 

46.  Hong-Ren Yu, Hsing-Chun Kuo, Hsin-Chun Huang, Ho-Chang Kuo, Tai-Yuan Chen, Li-Tung Huang, You-Lin Tain, Chih-Cheng Chen, Jiunn-Ming Sheen, I-Chun Lin, Chia-Yo Ou, Te-Yao Hsu, Yi-Jyun Jheng and Kuender D. Yang. Identification of immunodeficient molecules in neonatal mononuclear cells by proteomic differential displays. Proteomics. 2011 Sep;11(17):3491-500. (SCI IF: 4.132, ranking: 14/75, Q1 in BIOCHEMICAL RESEARCH METHODS)

47.  Ming-Feng Hou, Ho-Chang Kuo, Jih-Heng Li, Yu-Shiuan Wang, Chen-Chia Chang, Ku-Chung Chen, Wei-Chiao Chen, Chien-Chih Chiu, Shengyu Yang and Wei-Chiao Chang. Orai1/CRACM1 Overexpression Suppresses Cell Proliferation via Attenuation of the Store-Operated Calcium Influx-mediated Signalling Pathway in A549 Lung Cancer Cells. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2011 Dec;1810(12):1278-84.  (SCI IF: 3.848, ranking: 15/72, Q1 in BIOPHYSICS) (Co-1st author)

48.   Lee WI, Huang JL, Jaing TH, Shyur SD, Yang KD, Chien YH, Chiang BL, Soong WJ, Chiou SS, Shieh CC, Lin SJ, Yeh KW, Chen LC, Ou LS, Yao TC, Lin TY, Chiu CH, Huang YC, Wu KH, Lin CY, Yu HH, Yang YH, Yu HR, Yen HJ, Hsieh MY, Kuo ML, Hwu WL, Tsai YC, Kuo HC, Lin YL, Shih YF, Chang KW. Distribution, clinical features and treatment in Taiwanese patients with symptomatic primary immunodeficiency diseases (PIDs) in a nationwide population-based study during 1985-2010. Immunobiology. 2011 Dec;216(12):1286-94. (SCI IF:2.814, ranking: 71/135, Q3 in Immunology)

49.   Chou YH, Woon PY, Chen WC, Hsu YW, Chang JM, Hwang DY, Chiu YC, Kuo HC, Chang WP, Hou MF, Liu ME, Chang JG, and Chang WC. A Genetic Polymorphism (rs17251221) in the Calcium-Sensing Receptor Gene (CASR) is Associated with Stone Multiplicity in Calcium Nephrolithiasis. PLoS One. 2011;6(9):e25227. (SCI IF: 3.73, ranking: 7/56, Q1  in MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES)

50.   Kuo HC, Onouchi Y, Hsu YW, Chen WC, Huang JD, Huang YH, Yang YL, Chao MC, Yu HR, Juan YS, Kuo CM, Yang KD, Huang JS and Chang WC. Polymorphisms of Transforming Growth Factor-β Signaling Pathway and Kawasaki Disease in the Taiwanese population. J Hum Genet. 2011 Dec;56(12):840-5. (SCI IF: 2.365, ranking: 91/161, Q3 in GENETICS & HEREDITY)

51.     Khor CC, Davila S, Breunis WB, Lee YC, …Kuo HC, Huang KP, …, Rochtchina E, Attia J, Scott R, Holliday E, Harrap S.  Genome-wide association study identifies FCGR2A as a susceptibility locus for Kawasaki disease. Nat Genet. 2011 Nov 13;43(12):1241-6. (SCI IF: 35.209, ranking 2/161, Q1 in GENETICS & HEREDITY)

                                             

Year 2012

52.  Wu CC, Chen RF, Kuo HC. Different implications of paternal and maternal atopy for perinatal IgE production and asthma development. Clin Dev Immunol. 2012;2012:132142 (review article) (SCI IF:3.064, ranking 62/135, Q2 in Immunology)

53.  Ho-Chang Kuo, Kuender D. Yang, Wei-Chiao Chang, Luo-Ping Ger, Kai-Sheng Hsieh. Kawasaki Disease: An Update on Diagnosis and Treatment. Pediatr Neonatol. 2012 Feb; 53(1):4-11. (review article) (SCI IF:0.932, ranking 85/121 in Pediatrics)

54.     Ya-Ling Yang, Wei-Pin Chang, Yu-Wen Hsu, Wei-Chiao Chen, Hong-Ren Yu, Chi-Di Liang, Yao-Ting Tsai, Ying-Hsien Huang, , Kuender D Yang, Ho-Chang Kuo* and Wei-Chiao Chang. Lack of association between CLEC5A gene single nucleotide polymorphisms and Kawasaki disease in Taiwanese children. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology. Volume 2012, Article ID 398628, 5 pages doi:10.1155/2012/398628 (corresponding author*) (SCI IF: 2.880, ranking: 50/159, Q2 in BIOTECHNOLOGY & APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY)

55.  Kai-Cheng Lin, Chi-Di Liang, Kuender D. Yang, Hong-Ren Yu, *Ho-Chang Kuo. Monoarticular septic arthritis in a juvenile rheumatoid arthritis patient under etanercept treatment. Rheumatol Int. 2012 May;32(5):1383-5. (SCI IF: 2.214, ranking: 16/29, Q3 in Rheumatology)

56.     Ho-Chang Kuo, Mei-Chyn Chao, Yu-Wen Hsu, Ying-Chi Lin, Ying-Hsien Huang, Hong-Ren Yu, Ming-Feng Hou, Chi-Di Liang, Kuender D. Yang, Chih-Lu Wang and Wei-Chiao Chang. CD40 gene polymorphisms associated with susceptibility and coronary artery lesions of Kawasaki disease in the Taiwanese population. The Scientific World Journal 2012;2012:520865. (SCI IF:1.73, ranking: 13/56, Q1 in MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES )

57.     Hong-Ren Yu, Wei-Pin Chang, Lin Wang, Ying-Jui Lin, Chi-Di Liang, Kuender D. Yang, Chiu-Ming Kuo, Yi-Chuan Huang, Wei-Chiao Chang, and Ho-Chang Kuo*. DC-SIGN (CD209) Promoter –336 A/G (rs4804803) Polymorphism Associated with Susceptibility of Kawasaki disease. ScientificWorldJournal. 2012;2012:634835 (corresponding*) (SCI IF:1.73, ranking: 13/56, Q1 in MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES )

58.     Ho-Chang Kuo, Ya-Ling Yang, Jiin-Haur Chuang, Mao-Meng Tiao, Hong-Ren Yu, Li-Tung Huang, Kuender D Yang, Wei-Chiao Chang, Chiu-Ping Lee, Ying-Hsien Huang. Inflammation-induced hepcidin is associated with the development of anemia and coronary artery lesions in Kawasaki Disease. J Clin Immunol. 2012 Aug;32(4):746-52. (SCI IF: 3.382, rank: 55/135, Q2 in Immunology)

59.     Wei-Chiao Chang, Cheng-Yu Liao, Wei-Chiao Chen, Yung-Ching Fan, Siou-Jin Chiu, Ho-Chang Kuo, Peng-Yeong Woon, Mei-Chyn Chao. R450H TSH receptor mutation in congenital hypothyroidism in Taiwanese children. Clinica Chimica Acta. 2012 Jun 14; 413(11-12):1004-7.  (SCI IF: 2.85, ranking: 6/31, Q1 in MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY)

60.     Yi-Ching Lee, Ho-Chang Kuo, Jeng-Sheng Chang, Luan-Yin Chang, Li-Min Huang, Ming-Ren Chen, Chi-Di Liang, Hsin Chi, Fu-Yuan Huang, Meng-Luen Lee, Yhu-Chering Huang, Betau Hwang, Nan-Chang Chiu, Kao-Pin Huang, Pi-Chang Lee, Li-Ching Chang, Yi-Min Liu, Ying-Ju Chen, Chien-Hsiun Chen, Taiwan Pediatric ID Alliance , Yuan-Tsong Chen, Fuu-Jen Tsai, Jer-Yuarn Wu. Two new susceptibility loci for Kawasaki disease identified through genome-wide association analysis. Nature Genetics 2012 Mar 25;44(5):522-5. (Co-1st author) (SCI IF: 35.209, ranking 2/161, Q1 in GENETICS & HEREDITY)

61.     Li-Yan Lin, Tsung-Hsien Yang, Chi-Di Liang, Hong-Ren Yu, Kuender D. Yang, Yi-Chuan Huang, Wei-Chiao Chang, Ho-Chang Kuo*. Comparison of the laboratory data between Kawasaki disease and enterovirus after IVIG treatment. Pediatric Cardiology 2012 Dec;33(8):1269-74. (corresponding author*) (SCI IF: 1.197, ranking 71/121 in Pediatrics)

62.     Wei-Pin Chang, Cheng-Ying Liu, Ho-chang Kuo, Chung-Min Wu, Ying-Chen Chi, Pei-Chin Chen, Der-Ming Liou. An Evaluation of Telemedicine Service Quality in Matsu. Taipei City Medical Journal 2011; 8(4): 287-299.

63.     Kuo KC, Kuo HC, Huang LT, Lin CS, Yang SN. The clinical implications of ABO blood groups in Pseudomonas aeruginosa sepsis in children. J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2012 Mar 28. [Epub ahead of print] (SCI IF: 1.631, ranking 82/116, Q3 in MICROBIOLOGY)

64.     Huang YH, Yang YL, Tiao MM, Kuo HC, Huang LT, Chuang JH. Hepcidin protects against lipopolysaccharide-induced liver injury in a mouse model of obstructive jaundice. Peptides 2012 Jun;35(2):212-7. (SCI IF:2.522, ranking: 110/260, Q2 in PHARMACOLOGY & PHARMACY)

65.     Chih-Jen Chen, Fu-Cheng Huang, Mao-Meng Tiao, Ying-Hsien Huang, Li-Yan Lin, Hong-Ren Yu, Kuender D Yang, Yi-Chuan Huang, Chih-Cheng Chen, Wei-Chiao Chang and Ho-Chang Kuo*. Abnormal Gallbladder Sonography is Associated with Intravenous Immunoglobulin Resistance in Kawasaki Disease. ScientificWorldJournal. 2012;2012:485758. (corresponding*)(SCI IF:1.73, ranking: 13/56, Q1 in MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES )

66.     Chia-Hao Chen, Li-Yan Lin, Kuender D. Yang, Kai-Sheng Hsieh, Ho-Chang Kuo*. Kawasaki disease with G6PD deficiency - report of one case and literature review. J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2012 (corresponding author*) (SCI IF: 1.631, ranking 82/116, Q3 in MICROBIOLOGY)

67.     I-Chun Lin, Jau-Ling Suen, Shau-Ku Huang, Shun-Chen Huang, Hsin-Chun Huang, Ho-Chang Kuo, Chi-Chen Wei, Feng-Shen Wang, Hong-Ren Yu, Kuender D. Yang. Dectin-1/Syk signaling is involved in Lactobacillus casei cell wall extract-induced mouse model of Kawasaki disease. Immunobiology 2013 Feb;218(2):201-12. (SCI IF:2.814, ranking: 71/135, Q3 in Immunology)

68.     Lin IC, Kuo HC, Lin YJ, Wang FS, Wang L, Huang SC, Chien SJ, Huang CF, Wang CL, Yu HR, Chen RF, Yang KD. Augmented TLR2 Expression on Monocytes in both Human Kawasaki Disease and a Mouse Model of Coronary Arteritis. PLoS One. 2012;7(6):e38635. (SCI IF: 3.73, ranking: 7/56, Q1  in MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES)

69.     Pei-Chen Hou, Hong-Ren Yu, Ho-Chang Kuo, Lin Wang, Li-Yan Lin, Jiunn-Ming Sheen, Te-Yao Hsu, Chia-Yu Ou, Yi-Jyun Jheng, Kuender D Yang and Wen-Hsin Cheng. Different modulating effects of adenosine on neonatal and adult polymorphonuclear leukocytes. The Scientific World Journal 2012;2012:387923. (SCI IF:1.73, ranking: 13/56, Q1 in MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES )

70.     Chia-Yu Ou, *Ho-Chang Kuo, Lin Wang, Te-Yao Hsu, Hau-Chuang, Chieh-An Liu, Jen-Chieh Chang, Hong-Ren Yu, Kuender D. Yang. Prenatal and Postnatal Probiotics Reduces Maternal but not Childhood Allergic Diseases: a Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial. Clinical and Experimental Allergy 2012 Sep;42(9):1386-96. (co-1st author, SCI IF: 4.789, ranking 4/23 in Allergy) (Selected as Editor’s Choice)**

71.     Ying-Jui Lin, I-Chun Lin, Hong-Ren Yu, Hsuan-Chang Kuo, Kuender D. Yang, Wei-Chiao Chang, Chi-Di Liang, Shih-Feng Liu, Ho-Chang Kuo*. Tricuspid Regurgitation in Acute Phase of Kawasaki Disease Associated With Intensive Care Unit Admission. Pediatr Cardiol. 2013 Feb;34(2):250-5. (corresponding author*, SCI IF: 1.197, ranking 71/121 in Pediatrics)

72.     Ho-Chang Kuo and Wei-Chiao Chang. The Genomics and Pharmacogenomics of Kawasaki Disease. J Cell Sci Ther 2012, 3:6. (editorial)

73.     Yu-Chen Liu, Ying-Hsien Huang, Ying-Jui Lin, and Ho-Chang Kuo*. Diagnosis of atypical Kawasaki disease using the new American Heart Association criteria: Reports of 2 cases and a review of the literature. Journal of Medical Sciences. (corresponding author*)

 

Year 2013

74.     Yu-Wen Hsu, Hsu-Chen Chien, Chi-Cheng Liang, Kuender D. Yang, Wei-Pin Chang, Ho-Chang Kuo*, Wei-Chiao Chang. Stromal Interaction Molecule 1 Polymorphisms are Associated with Coronary Artery Dilation but not with Aneurysm Formation in Patients with Kawasaki Disease. Journal of Experimental and Clinical Medicine. (corresponding author*)

75.     Ho-Chang Kuo, Wei-Chiao Chang, Kuender D Yang, Hong-Ren Yu, Chih-Lu Wang, Shu-Chen Ho, Chun-Yuh Yang. Kawasaki disease and subsequent risk of allergic diseases: a population-based matched cohort study. BMC Pediatrics 2013 Mar 23;13:38. (SCI IF:1.982, ranking 36/121 in Pediatrics)

76.     Chiu-Ping Lee , Ying-Hsien Huang , Yu-Wen Hsu , Kuender D. Yang , Hsu-Chen Chien , Hong-Ren Yu , Ya-Ling Yang , Chih-Lu Wang , Wei-Chiao Chang, Ho-Chang Kuo*. TARC/CCL17 Gene Polymorphisms and Expression Associated with Susceptibility and the Formation of Coronary Artery Aneurysms in Kawasaki Disease. Pediatric Research (SCI IF:2.673, ranking 19/121 in Pediatrics) (corresponding author*)

77.     Ho-Chang Kuo, Yu-Wen Hsu, Chung-Min Wu, Shawn Hsiang-Yin Chen, Kuo-Sheng Hung, Wei-Pin Chang, Kuender D. Yang, Kai-Sheng Hsieh, Wei-Chiao Chen, Yoshihiro Onouchi, and Wei-Chiao Chang. A Replication Study for Association of ITPKC and CASP3 Two-locus analysis in IVIG unresponsiveness and coronary artery lesion in Kawasaki disease. PLoS One. 2013 Jul 24;8(7):e69685.

78.     Mercury promotes catecholamines which potentiate mercurial autoimmunity and arterial vasodilation: implications for ITPKC susceptibility in Kawasaki syndrome. Korean Circ J. 2013 Sep;43(9):581-591. (corresponding author*)

79.     Wei-Pin Chang, Shyh-JongWu, Wei-Chiao Chang, and Ho-Chang Kuo*. Population-Based Study of the Association between Urbanization and Kawasaki Disease in Taiwan. The Scientific World Journal 2013, Article ID 169365. (SCI IF:1.73, ranking: 13/56, Q1 in MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES ) (corresponding author*)

80.     Mei-Chen Ou-Yang, Ho-Chang Kuo, I-Chun Lin, Jiunn-Ming Sheen, Fu-Chen Huang, Chih-Cheng Chen, Ying-Hsien Huang, Ying-Jui Lin, and Hong-Ren Yu. Plasma clusterin concentrations may predict resistance to intravenous immunoglobulin in patients with Kawasaki disease. The Scientific World Journal, 2013, Article ID 382523, (SCI IF:1.73, ranking: 13/56, Q1 in MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES ) (co-1st author*)

81.     Chia-Jung Chang, Ho-Chang Kuo, Jong-Keuk Lee, Chiea Chuen Khor, Li-Ching Chang, Yi-Min Liu, Ying-Ju Chen, Young Mi Hong, Gi Young Jang, Martin L. Hibberd, Taco Kuijpers, David Burgner, Michael Levin, Jane Burns, Sonia Davila, International Kawasaki Disease Genetics Consortium, Korean Kawasaki Disease Genetics Consortium, Taiwan Kawasaki Disease Genetics Consortium, Yuan-Tsong Chen, Chien-Hsiun Chen, Jer-Yuarn Wu & Yi-Ching Lee. Replication of GWAS identification of Kawasaki disease susceptibility genes and a functional study affirm a role for BLK in disease susceptibility. PLoS One. 2013 Aug 30;8(8):e72037

82.     Chang JC, Kuo HC, Hsu TY, Ou CY, Liu CA, Chuang H, Liang HM, Huang HW, Yang KD.Different Genetic Associations of the IgE Production among Fetus, Infancy and Childhood. PLoS One. 2013 Aug 1;8(8):e70362.

83.     Peng Yeong Woon, Wei Chiao Chang, Chi-Cheng Liang, Chun Hung Hsu, Sukhontip Klahan, Ying-Hsien Huang, Wei-Pin Chang and Ho-Chang Kuo.* Increased Risk of Atopic Dermatitis in Preschool Children with Kawasaki Disease: A Population-based Study in Taiwan. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2013;2013:605123 (corresponding author*)

84.     Tiao MM, Wang FS, Huang LT, Chuang JH, Kuo HC, Yang YL, Huang YH. MicroRNA-29a protects against acute liver injury in a mouse model of obstructive jaundice via inhibition of the extrinsic apoptosis pathway. Apoptosis. 2013 Sep 20. [Epub ahead of print] (SCI)

85.     Kuo HC, Hsu YW, Lo MH, Huang YH, Chien SC, Chang WC. Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism rs7251246 in ITPKC Is Associated with Susceptibility and Coronary Artery Lesions in Kawasaki Disease. PLoS One. 2014 Mar 12;9(3):e91118. (SCI IF: 3.73, ranking: 7/56, Q1  in MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES)

86.     Ho-Chang Kuo, Chung-Min Wu, Wei-Pin Chang, Chun-Nan Kuo, Deniz Yeter, Chun-Yi Lin, Jei-Tsung Pai, Ying-Chen Chi, Chia-Hsien Lin, Liang-Jen Wang and Wei-Chiao Chang. Association between Kawasaki Disease and Autism: A Population-Based Study in Taiwan. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2014 11(4), 3705-3716. (SCI IF:1.998)

87.     Yu HR, Kuo HC, Chen CC, Sheen JM, Tiao MM, Tain YL, Huang LT. L-arginine modulates neonatal lymphocyte proliferation through IL-2 independent pathway. Immunology. 2014 Oct;143(2):184-92.

88.     Wu TH, Kuo HC, Tain YL, Lin KM, Kuo HC, Chien SJ. Common carotid artery intima-media thickness is useful for diagnosis of the acute stage of Kawasaki disease. BMC Pediatr. 2014 Apr 10;14(1):98.

89.     Tain YL, Chen CC, Sheen JM, Yu HR, Tiao MM, Kuo HC, Huang LT. Melatonin attenuates prenatal dexamethasone-induced blood pressure increase in a rat model. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2014 Apr;8(4):216-26.

90.     Tiao MM, Huang LT, Chen CJ, Sheen JM, Tain YL, Chen CC, Kuo HC, Huang YH, Tang KS, Chu EW, Yu HR. Melatonin in the Regulation of Liver Steatosis following Prenatal Glucocorticoid Exposure. Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:942172.

91.     Huang YH, Tain YL, Lee CP, Kuo HC*. Asymmetric and Symmetric Dimethylarginine Are Associated with Coronary Artery Lesions in Kawasaki Disease. J Pediatr. 2014 Aug;165(2):295-9.. (corresponding author*) (SCI IF: 4.035, ranking 4/122 in Pediatrics)

92.     Yu HR, Kuo HC, Chen CC, Sheen JM, Tiao MM, Chen YC, Chang KA, Tain YL, Huang LT. Prenatal dexamethasone exposure in rats results in long-term epigenetic histone modifications and tumor necrosis factor-α production decrease. Immunology. 2014 Dec;143(4):651-60. (SCI IF:3.75)

93.     Shih-Chieh Wei, Chih-Fang Huang, Shiau-Ru Chiou, Ho-Chang Kuo*. Use of adalimumab in a patient with juvenile idiopathic arthritis refractory to etanercept: A case report and literature review.  Austin J Pediatr. 2014;1(2): 1009. (corresponding author*)

94.     Wan-Ning Tseng, Mao-Hung Lo, Kai-Sheng Hsieh, Wei-Chiao Chang, Ho-Chang Kuo*. IL-31 associated with coronary artery lesion formation in Kawasaki disease. PLoS One. 2014 Aug 14;9(8):e105195. (SCI IF: 3.73, ranking: 7/56, Q1  in MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES) (corresponding author*)

95.     Ho-Chang Kuo, Ying-Hsien Huang, Shu-Chen Chien, Hong-Ren Yu, Kai-Sheng Hsieh, Yu-Wen Hsu, and Wei-Chiao Chang. Genetic variants of CD209 associated with Kawasaki disease susceptibility. PLoS One. 2014 Aug 22;9(8):e105236 (SCI IF: 3.73, ranking: 7/56, Q1  in MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES)

96.     Sandi C Lin, Wan-Lin Tseng, Mindy Ming-Huey Guo and Ho-Chang Kuo*. Etanercept as Rescue Therapy for Refractory Kawasaki Disease. Austin J Pediatr. 2014;1(2): 1010. (corresponding author*)

97.     Kuo HC*, Chang JC, Kuo HC, Yu HR, Wang CL, Lee CP, Huang LT, Yang KD. Identification of an Association Between Genomic Hypomethylation of FCGR2A and Susceptibility to Kawasaki Disease and Intravenous Immunoglobulin Resistance by DNA Methylation Array. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2015 Mar;67(3):828-36. (SCI IF:7.871, ranking 3/30 in Rheumatology)(first + corresponding author)

98.     Kuo HC, Guo MM, Liu SF, Chen CC, Sheen JM, Yu HR, Tiao MM, Tain YL, Huang LT. Cross-Fostering increases Th1/Th2 expression in a Prenatal Dexamethasone exposure rat model. PLoS One. 2014 Dec 19;9(12):e115554. (SCI IF: 3.5)

99.     Kuo HC, Hsu YW, Wu MS, Chien SC, Liu SF, Chang WC. Intravenous immunoglobulin, pharmacogenomics, and Kawasaki disease. J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2014 Nov 11. (SCI IF:2.077)

100.  Mindy Ming-Huey Guo, Wan-Ning Tseng, Chia-Hung Ko, Hui-Mei Pan, Kai-Sheng Hsieh, Ho-Chang Kuo*. Th17- and Treg-related cytokine and mRNA expression are associated with acute and resolving Kawasaki disease. Allergy 2015 Mar;70(3):310-8. (SCI IF: 6.028, ranking 2/21 in Allergy)

101.  Ko TM, Kuo HC, Chang JS, Chen SP, Liu YM, Chen HW, Tsai FJ, Lee YC, Chen CH, Wu JY, Chen YT. CXCL10/IP-10 is a Biomarker and Mediator for Kawasaki Disease. Circ Res. 2015 Feb 27;116(5):876-83. (co-1st author, SCI IF:11.089, ranking 4/125, 3.4% in CARDIAC & CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS)

102.  Lui CC, Hsu MH, Kuo HC, Chen CC, Sheen JM, Yu HR, Tiao MM, Tain YL, Chang KA, Huang LT. Effects of Melatonin on Prenatal Dexamethasone-Induced Epigenetic Alterations in Hippocampal Morphology and Reelin and Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase 67 Levels. Dev Neurosci. 2015 Feb 25 (SCI IF:2.34)

103.  Kuo HC, Hsu YW, Wu MS, Woon PY, Wong HS, Tsai LJ, Lin RK, Klahan S, Hsieh KS, Chang WC. FCGR2A Promoter Methylation and Risks for Intravenous Immunoglobulin Treatment Responses in Kawasaki Disease. Mediators Inflamm. 2015;2015:564625. (SCI IF: 3.236)

 

Honor &/or Awards:

1.        Pediatric Research, Travel award of 1st Asia Society of Pediatric Research (ASPR), 2005, Tokyo Japan.

2.        Physician scientist award, Institute of Biomedical Science, Academia Sinica, 2005.

3.        Physician scientist award, Institute of Biomedical Science, Academia Sinica, 2006.

4.        Physician scientist award, Institute of Biomedical Science, Academia Sinica, 2007.

5.        The 2007 Annual Best Article Award of resident in all Chang Gung Memorial Hospitals.

6.        The best research article of 2008 (Nestle), The Chinese Society of Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

7.        2009 Research award of Professor Wen-Chang Liu, The Chinese Society of Immunology. 

8.        Marquis "Who's Who in the World" (2011)

9.        2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century Published by International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England.

10.     2010 Man of the Year, The American Biographical Institute, ABI.

11.     2011 Pediatric Academic Societies and Asian Society for Pediatric Research (PAS/ASPR) Joint meeting, Denver, Colorado, USA. (ASPR bEST RESEARCH AWARD)

12.     Be nominated for 6th International best blog in Chinese. (primary election and second ballot)

13.     Physician scientist award of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. (2011-2013).

14.     The best research article of 2011 (Otsuka respiratory), The Chinese Society of Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

15.     The 8th Congress of Asian Society for Pediatric Research (ASPR), Seoul, Korea. 2012.-Young Investigators Award (YIA). (CD40 gene polymorphism in Kawasaki disease)

16.     The 8th Congress of Asian Society for Pediatric Research (ASPR), Seoul, Korea. 2012.-Young Investigators Award (YIA). (ITPKC and CASP3 gene polymorphism in Kawasaki disease)

17.     The 8th Congress of Asian Society for Pediatric Research (ASPR), Seoul, Korea. 2012.-Young Investigators Award (YIA). (Hepcidin in Kawasaki disease).

18.     2013 The National Science Council, Taiwan. (Ta-You Wu Memorial Award.)

19.     The best research article of 2012 (MSD), The Chinese Society of Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

20.     2012 Research award of Professor Wen-Chang Liu, The Chinese Society of Immunology.

21.     2013 American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) International Young Investigator Award.

22.     2013 China Youth Corps Youth Metal

23.     2013 Outstanding Alumni of Chang Gung University. (Chang Gung University was ranked near the top 400 place in the Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities)

24.     國科會101102年度補助大專校院獎勵特殊優秀人才獎勵 (長庚大學)

25.     The best research article of 2012 (MSD), The Chinese Society of Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

26.     2013年中華民國免疫學會沈水德翁文教基金會學術論文獎

 

Dr. Kuo and Dr. Kawasaki in 2008 IKDS, Taipei, Taiwan.

2013 AAAAI International Young Investigator Award, San Antonio, Texas, USA.

 

27.     2013 SNQ國家生技獎-國家品質標章-川崎症團隊

28.     2011, 2012, 2013連續三年榮獲高雄長庚醫院”服務優良人員”

29.     高雄長庚醫院100年度”優良教學成效醫師”

30.     The 10th Congress of Asian Society for Pediatric Research (ASPR)/Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS), Vancouver, Canada. Best Research Award (ASPR)

31.     高雄長庚醫院103年甄選優良教師

32.     European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) 2014 Annual Congress, Abstract Prize Award winner, Copenhagen, Denmark. (Mindy Kuo, Th17 and Kawasaki disease)

33.     103年長庚大學優良教師(研究類)

34.     103年長庚體系王永在董事長頒發金牌”研究傑出貢獻卓越” Chang Gung Memorial Hospital System chairman awarded the gold medal in the "outstanding contribution to research excellence."

35.     2015年陽明大學高屏區傑出校友