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Hsiu-Wen Yang (Professor, Ph. D.)

Hsiu-Wen Yang

(Professor; Ph. D)


Tel:886-4-2473-0022 ext 12338


Interests in Research

  1. Regulation of circadian firing of noradrenergic neurons in locus coeruleus.
  2. The firing pattern GABAergic trigeminal premotor neurons and its role in mastication.

Publications (at most 7 publications in recent 5 years)

  • Wu Y, Wang HY, Lin CC, Lu HC, Cheng SJ, Chen CC, Yang HW, Min MY. (2011) GABAB receptor-mediated tonic inhibition of noradrenergic A7 neurons in the rat. Journal of Neurophysiology doi:10.1152/jn.00459.2010.

  • Cheng SJ, Chen CC, Yang HW, Chang YT, Bai SW, Chen CC, Yen CT, Min MY. (2011). Role of extracellular signal-regulated kinase in synaptic transmission and plasticity of a nociceptive input on capsular central amygdaloid neurons in normal and acid-induced muscle pain mice. Journal of Neuroscience 31(6):2258-2270.

  • Min MY, Wu YW, Shih PY, Lu HW, Wu Y, Hsu CL, Li MJ, Yang HW. (2010) Roles of A-type potassium currents in tuning spike frequency and integrating synaptic transmission in noradrenergic neurons of the A7 catecholamine cell group in rats. Neuroscience 168: 633-645.

  • Hsu CL, Yang HW, Yen CT, Min MY. (2010). Comparison of synaptic transmission and plasticity between sensory and cortical synapses on relay neurons in the ventrobasal nucleus of the rat thalamus. Journal of Physiology ( London ) 588: 4347-4363.

  • Min MY, Shih PY, Wu YW, Lu HW, Lee ML, Yang HW. (2009). Neurokinin 1 receptor activates transient receptor potential-like currents in noradrenergic A7 neurons in rats. Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience 42: 56-65.

  • Min MY, Wu YW, Shih, PY, Lu HW, Lin CC, Wu Y, Li MJ, Yang HW. (2008). Physiological and morphological properties of, and effect of substance P on, neurons in the A7 catecholamine cell group in rats. Neuroscience 153: 1020-1033.

  • Min MY, Hsu PC, Lu HW, Lin CJ, Yang HW. (2007) Postnatal development of noradrenergic terminals in the rat trigeminal motor nucleus: a light and electron microscopic immunocytochemical analysis. Anatomical Record 290: 96-107.