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Adonis Chiang

Research Outline      2016-12-12 00:21:37

Dr. Chih-Kang Chiang earned his PhD in the Graduate Institute of Toxicology of National Taiwan University in 2006. He studied in honokiol, a small nature compound, which ameliorated acute glomerulonephritis and chronic renal fibrosis. He got the Research Award of the Taiwan Society of Nephrology twice in 2006 and 2011. He had finished his postdoctor training, which focused on the endoplasmic reticulum and hypoxia stress through examining the erythropoietin transcriptional regulation by indoxyl sulfate, in the University of Tokyo from Sep. 2009 to Jan. 2011. Since Aug. 2012, he has become an associate professor at National Taiwan University College of Medicine, and his professional interests are pathophysiological role of oxidative, hypoxic, and endoplasmic reticulum stress-induced responses in kidney diseases. He has finished his Master Thesis, entitled "Regulation and Law Enforcement of Food Safety in Taiwan" in Jan. 2016. Currently, he is the associate professor of Graduate Institute of Toxicology, NTUCM, and is also the general secretary and spokesman of Taiwan Society of Toxicology (TSTA), and the Director of Taiwan Food Safety Promotion Association (TaFSPA). He also launched two MOOC Coursera courses regarding "Food Safety and Toxicology" and "Food Safety and Risk Analysis" in 2015 and 2017.