Milestones

Oct 27, 2021

Awards:

  • The 18th National Innovation Award (2021) – Repurposing of YQ1, an Astragalus-based formula-the prevention and early intervention treatment of COVID-19. 黃奇英, 黃澤宏, 林恕民, 蕭易先, 李佳穎, Doan Hien Ly, Nguyen Thuc Anh.
  • The 18th National Innovation Award (2021) – 防疫聯合開發口罩人臉辨識暨雙重驗證實聯制系統設計. 柯立偉.
  • 2021 Future Tech Awards – 開發鈀奈米薄膜電化學感測平台用於病毒檢測與抑制分子篩選, 張家靖、謝達斌、施信如、袁俊傑.

Publication:

  • Andrographolide and its fluorescent derivative inhibit the main proteases of 2019-nCoV and SARS-CoV through covalent linkage. Tzu-Hau Shi, Yi-Long Huang, Chiao-Che Chen, Wen-Chieh Pi, Yu-Ling Hsu, Lee-Chiang Lo, Wei-Yi Chen, Shu-Ling Fu*, Chao-Hsiung Lin, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications (2020). 533(3):467-473.
  • Comparison of Reversal of Rat Pulmonary Fibrosis of Nintedanib, Pirfenidone and Human Umbilical Mesenchymal Stem Cells from Wharton’s Jelly. Kuo-An Chu, Chang-Ching Yeh, Fu-Hsien, Kuo, Wen-Ren Lin, Chien-Wei Hsu, Tien-Hua Chen, Yu-Show Fu. Stem Cell Research and Therapy (2020). 11; 513.
  • The efficacy of acupuncture for improving the side effects of COVID-19 western medicine treatments: A protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. Kuei-Yu Huang, Ching-Hao Chang, Chung-Hua Hsu*. Medicine (2020). 99(28):e21185.
  • The inhibitory effects of PGG and EGCG against the SARS-CoV-2 3C-like protease. Wei-Chung Chiou, Jui-Chieh Chen, Yun-Ti Chen, Jinn-Moon Yang, Lih-Hwa Hwang, Yi-Shuan Lyu, Hsin-Yi Yang, Cheng Huang*. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications (2020). [Accepted]
  • COVID-19 mortality is negatively associated with test number and government effectiveness. Liang LL, Tseng CH, Ho HJ, Wu CY. Scientific Reports (2020). 10(1): 12567.
  • Cross-Modal Contrastive Learning of Representations for Navigation using Lightweight, Low-Cost Millimeter Wave Radar for Adverse Environmental Conditions. Jui-Te Huang, Chen-Lung Lu, Po-Kai Chang, Ching-I Huang, Chao-Chun Hsu, Zu Lin Ewe, Po-Jui Huang, and Hsueh-Cheng Wang. IEEE Robotcs and Automationn Letter (2021).
  • Design and fabrication of cell-targeted, dual drug-loaded nanoparticles with pH-controlled drug release and near-infrared light-induced photothermal effects. Chang-Ching Weng, Tsu-An Yang, Yaw-Kuen Li. Materials and Design (2021). doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2020.109230.
  • Honeysuckle Aqueous Extracts Induced let-7a Suppress EV71 Replication and Pathogenesis In Vitro and In Vivo and Is Predicted to Inhibit SARS-CoV-2. Ying-Ray Lee, Chia-Ming Chang, Yuan-Chieh Yeh, Chi-Ying F. Huang, Feng-Mao Lin , Juan-Ting Huang, Chang-Chi Hsieh, Jen-Ren Wang and Hsiao-Sheng Liu. Viruses (2021). 13(2):308.
  • Uncovering Flexible Active Site Conformations of SARS-CoV-2 3CL Proteases through Protease Pharmacophore Clusters and COVID-19 Drug Repurposing. Pathak, Nikhil; Chen, Yun-Ti; Hsu, Yen-Chao; Hsu, Nung-Yu; Kuo, Chih-Jung; Tsai, Hui Ping; Kang, Jaw-Jou; Huang, Chin-Heng; Chang, Sui-Yuan; Chang, Yu-Hsiu ; Liang, Po-Huang; Yang, Jinn-Moon. ACS Nano(2021) 15, 1, 857–872.
  • Development of flexible electrochemical impedance spectroscopy-based biosensing platform for rapid screening of SARS-CoV-2 inhibitors. Lik-Voon, Kiew, Chia-Yu Chang, Sheng-Yu Huang, Pei-Wen Wang, Choon-Han Heh, Chung-Te Liu, Chia-Hsin Cheng, Yi-Xiang Lu, Yen-Chen Chen, Yi-Xuan Huang, Sheng-Yun Chang, Huei-Yu Tsai, Yu-An Kung, Peng-Nien Huang, Ming-Hua Hsu, Bey-Fen Leo, Yiing-Yee Foo, Chien-Hao Su, Kuo-Chen Hsu, Po-Hsun Huang, Chirk-Jenn Ng, Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Chiun-Jye Yuan, Dar-Bin Shieh, Shin-Ru Shih*, Lip-Yong Chung*, Chia-Ching Chang*. Biosensors & Bioelectronics(2021) 183/113213.
  • Stability of SARS-CoV-2 Spike G614 Variant Surpasses That of the D614 Variant after Cold Storage. Sheng-Yu Huang, Yu-An Kung, Peng-Nien Huang, Sheng-Yun Chang, Yu-Nong Gong, Yi-Ju Han, Huan-Jung Chiang, Kuan-Ting Liu, Kuo-Ming Lee, Chia-Yu Chang, Chia-Ching Chang, Chung-Guei Huang, Shin-Ru Shih. American Society for Microbiology (2021). 6/2/e00104-21.
  • COVID-19 vaccination associated with reduced mortality: evidence from cross-country quasi-experiments. Liang LL, Kuo HS, Ho HJ, Wu CY. Journal of global health (2021). 11, 05019.
  • Consensus statement and recommendations on the treatment of COVID-19: 2021 update. Hsin-Kuo Ko(柯信國), Wen-Kuang Yu, Sheng-Wei Pan, Wei-Chih Chen, Kuang-Yao Yang(陽光耀), Yi-Tsung Lin(林邑璁), Fu-Der Wang, Muh-Hwa Yang(楊慕華), Yuh-Min Chen(陳育民). Journal of the Chinese Medical Association (2021). [Accepted]
  • The efficacy and mechanism of Traditional Chinese Medicine Formula, Jing Guan Fang. Yueh-Hsin Ping, Hsin Yeh, Li-Wei Chu, Zhi-Hu Lin, Yin-Chieh Hsu, Lie-Chwen Lin, Chung-Hua Hsu, Shu-Ling Fu, Tung-Yi Lin. Frontier in Pharmacology. [Submitted]
  • The satisfaction of using nature herbal medicine for frontline medical staff to prevent Covid-19 in Taiwan: a retrospective clinical study. Nienyun Sharon Hsu et a., and Chung-Hua Hsu*. Journal of Herbal Medicine (2020). [Submitted]
  • Ugonin J acts as a SARS-CoV-2 3C-like protease inhibitor and exhibits anti-inflammatory properties. Wei-Chung Chiou, Hsu-Feng Lu, Nung-Yu Hsu, Tein-Yao Chang, Yuan-Fan Chin, Ping-Cheng Liu, Jir-Mehng Lo, Yeh B Wu, Jinn-Moon Yang and Cheng Huang*. Frontiers in Pharmacology. [Accepted]
  • Tannic acid-induced interfacial ligand-to-metal charge transfer and the phase transformation of Fe3O4 nanoparticles for the photothermal bacteria destruction. Chang T.-W., Ko H., Huang W.-S., Chiu Y.-C., Yang L.-X., Chia Z.-C., Chin Y.-C., Chen Y.-J., Tsai Y.-T., Hsu C.-W., Chang C.-C., Tsai P.-J., Huang C.-C. Chemical Engineering Journal (2021), 428, 131237.
  • Development of the sensing platform for protein tyrosine kinase activity. Wei L.-Y., Lin W., Leo B.-F., Kiew L.-V., Chang C.-C., Yuan C.-J. Biosensors (2021), 11, 240.
  • Facile Synthesis of Biocompatible sub-5 nm Alginate-Stabilised Gold Nanoparticles with Sonosensitising Properties. Beishenaliev A., Faruqu F. N., Leo B.F., Lit L.C., Loke Y.L., Chang C.-C., Teo Y.Y., Chik Z., Yiing Yee Foo, Chung L.Y., Kiew L.V. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects (2021), 627, 127141.
  • Local ablation of gastric cancer by reconstituted apolipoprotein B lipoparticles carrying epigenetic drugs. Yang C.-L., Chao Y.-J., Wang H.-C., Hou Y.-C., Chen C. G., Chang C.-C., Shan Y.-S. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine (2021). [In press]
  • COVID-19 case doubling time associated with non-pharmaceutical interventions and vaccination: a global experience. Liang LL, Kao CT, Ho HJ, Wu CY*. J Global Health. [in press]
  • Modeling Scenarios of the New Lifestyle for COVID-19 Prevention in Taiwan. Mei-Lien Pan, Ting-Yu Lin, Wei Ping Goh, Jen-Hsiang Chuang, Hung-Jui Chang, Shu-Chen Tsai, Tsan-sheng Hsu, Da-Wei Wang. [Submitted]
  • Virus tech raises privacy concerns. Chang Liang and Wu Xiao-mi(彭松嶽指導). Taipei Times. Sun, Aug 30, 2020.
  • Democracy at risk amid pandemic. Chang Liang, Wu Xiao Mi and Huang Shen(彭松嶽指導). Taipei Times. Fri, Oct 09, 2020.
  • Post-modern Bizarre & Post-human Zombie in Shakespeare Contemporary Film Adaptations. 段馨君. Asian Shakespeare Association. 2020/11/5-11/7. (國外研討會論文)
  • From COVID-19 to Learn from Shakespeare on Pandemics: Performing Arts Living with Plague. 段馨君. 2021崑劇與莎劇國際學術研討會. (國外研討會論文)
  • During COVID-19 Pandemics, Reflect on Plagues in Shakespeare’s Plays. 段馨君. Interfacing 2021 @NTU. (國外研討會論文)
  • Asian American Playwright David Henry Hwang’s Plays and Musicals: Identity, Soft Power, and COVID-19. 段馨君. 亞美文學學術研討會. 2020/12/25. (國內研討會論文)
  • Playwright David Henry Hwang’s Recent Plays and Musicals: Impact of COVID- 19 on Race and Identity. Tuan, Iris H.(段馨君). Neohelicon. (A&HCI) Journal. (Springer). [Accepted]
  • Exploring Psychological Factors for COVID-19 Vaccination Intention in Taiwan. Lo, S. Y.(羅仕宇), Li, S. C. S., & Wu, T. Y. 2021. Vaccines, 9(7), 764.
  • Research during COVID-times: Remember Performances and Singing Voice Resonate in Resilience. Tuan, Iris H.(段馨君). Aug. 5-8, 2021 in Austin, Texas. & Virtual Conference. Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE). (國外研討會論文)
  • Digital transformation: Learning, organizational change, and the moderating roles of firm size and environmental dynamism. Chen, Ken-Zen(陳鏗任), Seidle, R., Wang, I. K. 2021. 18th Conference of the International Joseph Schumpeter Society. (國外研討會論文)
  • Pop with Gods, Shakespeare, and AI: Popular Film, (Musical) Theatre, and TV Drama. Tuan, Iris H.(段馨君). ISBN: 978-981-15-7296-8. (國外專書)
  • COVID 19 in Taiwan: Democracy, Technology and Civil Society. Wen-Chen Chang & Chun-Yuan Lin. Book Chapter in Covid-19 in Asia: Law and Policy Contexts (edited by Victor V. Ramraj) (國外專書)
  • Taiwan’s Effective Pandemic Control with Dialogic Constitutionalism. Wen-Chen Chang & Chun-Yuan Lin. Routledge Handbook on Law and COVID-19 Pandemic. [Accepted] (國外專書論文)
  • 大疫當前-從生技製藥產業鏈食物解析我國藥品研究實驗與試驗免責的範圍與界限. 李秉燊、劉汗曦(楊秀儀副教授指導). 律師通訊(2020). 全國律師月刊2020年12月號.
  • 運算都市生活:數據實踐與日常生活的轉化. 彭松嶽. 新聞學研究(2020).
  • 台灣汽車零組件的技術擴散與產業升級. 劉清耿. 台灣社會學(2021), 第40期.
  • 新冠肺炎疫苗的分配正義:台灣疫苗分配模式之分析. 楊元傑、林映彤、嚴如玉. 北市醫學雜誌 2021.3.
  • COVID-19與國際人權. 張文貞. 月旦法學期刊 2021 年 5 月.
  • 曙光之外 美國疫苗研發的啟示. 楊秀儀. 蘋果日報.
  • 防疫共同體的物資整備──從我國口罩光榮動員經驗看下一波超前部署所需要的法制整備. 雷文玫. 月旦法學期刊2021年5月.
  • 台須因抗疫擋下國外表藝團體嗎. 段馨君. 蘋果日報論壇版政策建言, 2020/12/8.
  • 從公共衛生危機到國家安全意識─美國醫療對應措施立法之演進與分析. 施明遠. 月旦法學期刊2021年5月.
  • 因應Covid-19之遠距合唱教學模式發展之需求. 邱嘉柔、陳鏗任. 2020台灣教育傳播暨科技學會年會國際學術研討會. (國內研討會論文)
  • AI、COVID-19、法律: 以電影《全境擴散》為例. 段馨君. 台灣資訊社會研究學會. (國內研討會論文)
  • 新冠肺炎疫情下緊急醫療資源的分配正義. 楊元傑、林映彤、嚴如玉. 2020台灣哲學年會. (國內研討會論文)

RCEP Key Activities and Achievements:

  • Bio-Art Exhibition Through an art exhibition, we explored the issues of human rights and distributive justice associated with national epidemic prevention measures.
  • COVID-19 Policy Symposium The first day included events discussing Taiwan’s experience and reflection on epidemic prevention, economic trends and economic cycle shocks caused by the epidemic, its impact on the stability of the financial system, international political and social changes, and economic research and analysis of the epidemic. The second day continued with further discussion on the outlook of epidemic prevention and Taiwan healthcare system reform. The conference included keynote speeches, roundtable forums, and reports from academic research studies. Participants came from various government departments, think tanks, universities, and academic research centers.