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National Yang-Ming University, Department & Institute of Physiology
National Yang-Ming University, Department & Institute of Physiology
Yung-Yang Lin

 Research Field    Publications    Research grant    Lab intro    (2012.05.22  update)

Name Yung-Yang Lin  

Employ Professor

Tel. 886-2-2871-2121 ext.3245
Fax No. 886-2-2875-7579

Current Position

♦ Chief,  Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei,


♦ Professor, National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan (Institute of Brain Science, Institute

   of Physiology, and Institute of Clinical Medicine)

♦ Director, Laboratory of Neurophysiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Education & Training and Relevant Experience

♦ 1998 Ph.D., Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

♦ 1989 M.D., Department of Medicine, Taipei Medical University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan

♦ 2010-2013 President, the Taiwan Society of Clinical Neurophysiology, Taipei, Taiwan    

♦ 1999-2000 Senior Visiting Scientist, Brain Research Unit, Low Temperature Laboratory, Helsinki University of

   Technology, Finland

♦ 1994-present        Attending Physician in Neurology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan

♦ 1993-1994 Chief Resident, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

♦ 1989-1993 Resident, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Research Interests:

1. Magnetoencephalographic studies on diseased and healthy human brains

2. Cellular and electrophysiological studies of epilepsy in rats

3. Stroke and cerebrovascular diseases、Epilepsy、Dementia and cognitive impairments


Selected Recent Publications:



 PY Huang, YH Shih, YJ Tseng, TL Ko, YS Fu*, YY Lin*.Xenograft of Human Umbilical Mesenchymal Stem Cells from Wharton's Jelly as a Potential Therapy for the Rat Pilocarpine-Induced Epilepsy. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity 2015(accepted) (SCI) (I F= 5.889R/C= 20/148IMMUNOLOGY )


CH Cheng, CJ Liu, SM Ou, CM Yeh, TJ Chen, YY Lin*, SJ Wang*. Prevalence and risk of seizures in Alzheimer's disease: a nationwide population-based cohort study. Epilepsy Research 2015(accepted)(SCI) (I F= 2.190R/C= 96/194CLINICAL NEUROLOGY )


WY Hsu, Theodore P. Zanto, Joaquin A. Anguera, YY Lin, Adam Gazzaley*. Delayed enhancement of multitasking performance: Effects of anodal transcranial direct current stimulation on the prefrontal cortex. CORTEX 2015May 22;69:175-185(SCI) ( I F= 6.042R/C= 4/49BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES )


YW Hung, SW Hung, YC Wu, LK Wong, MT Lai, TS Lee*,YH Shih and YY Lin*.Soluble epoxide hydrolase activity regulates inflammatory responses and seizure generation in two mouse models of temporal lobe epilepsy. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity 2014 Aug 15 (14)00408-5 (SCI) ( I F= 6.128R/C= 19/144IMMUNOLOGY )


FJ Hsiao*, WT Chen, PN Wang, CH Chen,and YY Lin*.Temporo-frontal functional connectivity during auditory change detection is altered in Alzheimer’s disease. Human Brain Mapping 2014 ;35(11):5565-77. (SCI) ( I F= 6.924R/C=2/122RADIOLOGY, NUCLEAR MEDICINE & MEDICAL IMAGING )


WY Hsu, SY Kwan, KK Liao, RS Chen*, YY Lin*.Altered inhibitory modulation of somatosensory cortices in paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia. Movement Disorders 2013 Oct;28(12):1728-31. (SCI) ( I F= 5.634R/C= 14/194 CLINICAL NEUROLOGY )


TC Chen, WJ Kuo, MC Chiang, YJ Tseng ,and YY Lin*. Over-activation in bilateral superior temporal gyrus correlated with subsequent forgotten effect of Chinese words. Brain and Language 2013 Aug;126(2):203-7 (SCI) ( I F= 3.309R/C= 1/22AUDIOLOGY & SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY )


WY Hsu, KK Liao, YJ Tseng, SY Kwan, RS. Chen, and YY Lin*.Reduced Postmovement Cortical Inhibition in Patients with Paroxysmal Kinesigenic Dyskinesia. Neurology 2013 Jul 23;81(4):353-60 (SCI) ( I F=8.303R/C= 8/194CLINICAL NEUROLOGY )


FJ Hsiao,CH Cheng, WT Chen and YY Lin* .Neural correlates of somatosensory paired-pulse suppression: a MEG study using distributed source modeling and dynamic spectral power analysis. NEUROIMAGE 2013;(72)133–142 (SCI) ( I F= 6.132R/C= 2/14NEUROIMAGING )


YW Hung, MT Lai, YJ Tseng, CC Chou and YY Lin*.Monocyte Chemoattractant Protein-1 Affects Migration of Hippocampal Neural Progenitors Following Status Epilepticus in Rats. Journal of Neuroinflammation 2013 DOI:10.1186/1742-2094-10-11 (SCI) ( I F= 4.902R/C= 26/144IMMUNOLOGY )


WY Hsu, CH Cheng, KK Liao, IH Lee, and YY Lin*. Effects of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation on Motor Functions in Stroke Patients: A Meta-analysis. Stroke 2012.43(7):1849-57 (SCI) ( I F= 6.018R/C= 11/194 CLINICAL NEUROLOGY )


WT Chen, SJ Wang*, JL Fuh, CP Lin, YC Ko, YY Lin*. Persistent ictal-like visual cortical excitability in chronic migraine, Pain 2011, 152: 254-258.(SCI) ( I F= 5.836R/C= 12/194CLINICAL NEUROLOGY )


WT Chen# , YY Lin*, JL Fuh, Matti S. Hämäläinen, YC Ko, SJ Wang*. Sustained Visual Cortex Hyperexcitability in Migraine with Persistent Visual Aura. Brain 2011, 134:2387-95(SCI) ( I F= 10.226R/C= 5/194CLINICAL NEUROLOGY )


WT Chen# , YY Lin*, JL Fuh, Matti S. Hämäläinen, YC Ko, SJ Wang*. Sustained Visual Cortex Hyperexcitability in Migraine with Persistent Visual Aura. Brain 2011, 134:2387-95(SCI) ( I F= 10.226R/C= 5/194CLINICAL NEUROLOGY )


WT Chen, RY Yuan, YH Shih, TC Yeh, DL Hung, ZA Wu, LT Ho, YY Lin*. Neuromagnetic SII responses do not fully reflect pain scale, Neuroimage 2006, 31: 670-676.(SCI) ( I F= 6.132R/C= 2/14NEUROIMAGING )


YY Lin*, WT Chen, KK Liao, TC Yeh, ZA Wu, LT Ho, LS Lee. Differential generators for N20m and P35m responses to median nerve stimulation,Neuroimage 2005, 25: 1090-1099.(SCI) ( I F= 6.132R/C= 2/14 NEUROIMAGING )


YY Lin*, YH Shih, JC Hsieh, HY Yu, CH Yiu, TT Wong, TC Yeh, SY Kwan, LT Ho, DJ Yen, ZA Wu, MS Chang. Magnetoencephalographic yield of interictal spikes in temporal lobe epilepsy. Comparison with scalp EEG recordings,Neuroimage 2003, 19: 1115-1126.(SCI) ( I F= 6.132R/C= 2/14 NEUROIMAGING )


YY Lin*, C Simoes, N Forss, R Hari. Differential effects of muscle contraction from various body parts on neuromagnetic somatosensory responses, Neuroimage 2000, 11: 334-340.(SCI) ( I F= 6.132R/C= 2/14 NEUROIMAGING )


YY Lin, SH Yen, JT Pan, MS Su, ZA Wu, SH Chan*. Transient elevation in plasma prolactin level in rats with temporal lobe status epilepticus, Neurology 1999, 53: 885-887.(SCI)


YY Lin, MS Su, CH Yiu, YH Shih, DJ Yen, SY Kwan, ZA Wu, SH Chan*. Relationship between mesial temporal seizure focus and elevated serum prolactin in temporal lobe epilepsy, Neurology 1997, 49: 528-532.(SCI)


Research grant:


Lab membership:

Ph.D. Student: Pei-Yu Huang

Research Assistant: Nancy Chang

Post Doctoral Fellows: Yun-Wen Huang



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