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Hsiu-Wen Yang

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)

  1. Li MJ#, Chang TW#, Hung WC, Wu CY, Luo YC, Chang TH, Lin C, Yang CS, Yang HW*, Min MY*. (2016) Cholinergic and glutamatergic transmission at synapses between pedunculopotine tegmental nucleus axonal terminals and A7 catecholamine cell group noradrenergic neurons in the rat. Neuropharmacology 110: 237-250. (SCI)
  2. Wang HY, Kuo ZC, Fu YS, Chen RF, Min MY, Yang HW*. (2015) GABAB receptor-mediated tonic inhibition regulates the spontaneous firing of locus coeruleus neurons in developing rats and in citalopram-treated rats. J. Physiol. (London) 593(1): 161-180. (SCI)
  3. Liu CY#, Lee ML#, Yang CS, Chen CM, Min MY, Yang HW*. (2015) Morphological and physiological evidence of a synaptic connection between the lateral parabrachial nucleus and neurons in the A7 catecholamine cell group in rats. J. Biomed. Sci. 22:79-88. (SCI)
  4. Hsu CL*, Yang HW, Yen CT, Min MY. (2012) A requirement of low-threshold calcium spike for induction of spike-timing-dependent plasticity at corticothalamic synapses on relay neurons in the ventrobasal nucleus of rat thalamus. Chinese J. Physiol. 55(6): 380-389.