Prof. Jen-Chang Yang

Vice Dean, College of Biomedical Engineering

Professor and Director, Graduate Institute of Nanomedicine and Medical Engineering

Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Professor for Biomaterials and Dental Materials



1992 Ph.D. in Polymer Engineering, University of Akron (USA)
1989 M.S. in Polymer Engineering, University of Akron (USA)
1983 B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Tunghai University (Taiwan)

Publications (Selected)

  1. Hsieh, YL, Yao, JC, Hsieh, SC, Teng, NC, Chu, YT, Yu, WX, Chen, CH, Chang, LY, Huang, CS, Lee, T.H., Kareiva, A., & Yang, JC*. The In Vivo Toxicity and Antimicrobial Properties for Electrolyzed Oxidizing (EO) Water-Based Mouthwashes. Materials-Basel. 13(19), 4299, 2020.

  2. Wan-Chun Yang, Liang-Yi Tsai, Yung-Hao Hsu, Nai-Chia Teng, Jen-Chang Yang, Sung-Chih Hsieh,Tooth discoloration and the effects of internal bleaching on the novel endodontic filling material SavDen® MTA. J Formos Med Assoc. S0929-6646(20)30245-X, 2020.

  3. Lin, C.Y., Kuo, C.L., Hsieh, C.Y., Yang, J.C., Chang, K.T., Huang, H.T., Hsieh, S.C., & Teng, N.C., Clinical and radiographic evaluation of different materials in primary molar pulpotomies: A retrospective study. Journal of Dental Sciences, 14(4), 408-412, 2019.

  4. Hsuan-Chen Wu, Aditi Pandey, Liang-Yu Chang, Chieh-Yun Hsu, Thomas Chung-Kuang Yang, I-Min Tso, Hwo-Shuenn Sheu, Jen-Chang Yang*. Hydrothermal Effect on Spider Silk Spidroin Properties of Nephila pilipes. Polymers-BASEL. 12(5), 1013, 2020.

  5. Ching-Shuan Huang, Sung-Chih Hsieh, Nai-Chia Teng, Wei-Fang Lee, Poonam Negi, Wendimi Fatimata Belem, Hsuan-Chen Wu, Jen-Chang Yang*, A Silk Fibroin Based Hydration Accelerator for Root Canal Filling Materials. Polymers-BASEL. 12, 994, 2020.

  6. Hsieh SC, Teng NC, Chu CC, Chu YT, Chen CH, Chang LY, Hsu CY, Huang CS, Hsiao GYW, Yang JC*. The Antibacterial Efficacy and In Vivo Toxicity of Sodium Hypochlorite and Electrolyzed Oxidizing (EO) Water-Based Endodontic Irrigating Solutions. Materials-Basel, 13(2), 2020.

  7. Huang ST, Teng NG, Wang HH, Hsieh SC and Yang JC*, Wasted Ganoderma tsugae Derived Chitosans for Smear Layer Removal in Endodontic Treatment, Polymers-BASEL. 1;11(11):1795, 2019.

  8. Yang, C.P., Wu, Y.H., Tsai, H.Y., Yang, J.C., & Liu, Y.C. Plasmon-Activated Water Can Prolong Existing Sea-Ice Habitats to Potentially Save Polar Bears. Scientific Reports, 9(1), 2019.

  9. Aditi Pandey, Chun-Liang Kuo, Chia-Jung Liang, Liang-Yu Chang, Chieh-Yun Hsu, Sheng-Yang Lee, Nai-Chia Teng, Jen-Chang Yang*. 3D Pore-Interconnected Calcium Phosphate Bone Blocks for Bone Tissue Engineering. Ceramic International. 46 (10), Part B, 16465-16471, 2020.

  10. Lauryna Sinusaite, Anton Popov, Andris Antuzevics, Kestutis Mazeika, Dalis Baltrunas, Jen-Chang Yang, Jiun Lin Horng, Shengfang Shi, Tohru Sekino, Kunio Ishikawa, Aivaras Kareiva, Aleksej Zarkov, Fe and Zn co-substituted beta-tricalcium phosphate (-TCP): Synthesis, structural, magnetic, mechanical and biological properties, Materials Science & Engineering C. 112, 110918, 2020.

  11. CY Lin, CL Kuo, CY Hsieh, JC Yang, KT Chang, HT Huang, NC Teng., Clinical and radiographic evaluation of different materials in primary molar pulpotomies: A retrospective study, Journal of Dental Sciences. 14, 408e412, 2019.

  12. Chen CC, Lee SY, Teng NC, Hu HT, Huang PC and Yang JC*, In Vitro and In Vivo Studies of Hydrophilic Electrospun PLA95/-TCP Membranes for Guided Tissue Regeneration (GTR) Applications, Nanomaterials. 9, 599, 2019; doi:10.3390/nano9040599.

  13. Chen MS, Chen SH, Lai FC, Chen CY, Hsieh MY, Chang WJ, Yang JC, and Lin CK. Sintering Temperature-Dependence on Radiopacity of Bi(2-x) ZrxO(3+x/2) Powders Prepared by Sol-Gel Process. Materials. (11), 1685-1699, 2018.

  14. Wu HC, Wu SR, Yang CK, Yang JC*. A Facile Measurement for Monitoring Dragline Silk Dope Concentration in Nephila pilipes upon Spinning. Materials. (11):1951-1959, 2018.

  15. Chen MS, Yang JC, Lai FC, Chen CY, Hsieh MY, Fang A, Chen SH, Lin CK. Radiopacity performances of precipitated ZrO2-doped Bi2O3 powders and the influences of dopant concentrations and sintering temperatures. Ceramics International. 43 (16), 14008-14014, 2017.

  16. Yang JC*, Hu HT*, Lee SY, Hsieh SC, Huang PC, MA CF, Ji DY, Teng NC. In Vitro Evaluation of Dentin Tubule Occlusion for Novel Calcium Lactate Phosphate (CLP) Paste, Materials. (10):1-7, 2017.

  17. Behera K, Chang YH, Chiu FC, Yang JC*. Characterization of poly(lactic acid)s with reduced molecular weight fabricated through an autoclave process. Polymer Testing. (60):132-139 (2017).

  18. Kuo TF, Lu HC, Tseng CF, Yang JC, Wang SF, Yang TC-K, Lee SY. Evaluation of Osseointegration in Titanium and Zirconia-Based Dental Implants with Surface Modification in a Miniature Pig Model. Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering. 37 (3):1-8. (2017).

  19. Wu, HC, Quan, DN, Taso, CY, Liu, Y, Terrell, JL, Luo, XL, Yang, JC, Payne, GF, Bentley, WE. Conferring Biological Activity to Native Spider Silk: A Biofunctionalized Protein-Based Microfiber. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 9999:1-13, 2016.

  20. Chen, C.-P.; Hsieh, C.-M.; Tsai, T.; Yang, J.C.; Chen, C.-T. Optimization and Evaluation of a Chitosan/Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose Hydrogel Containing Toluidine Blue O for Antimicrobial Photodynamic Inactivation. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 16, 20859-20872, 2015.

  21. Lee SY, Hu HT, Teng NC, Liang CJ, Yang JC*. A Continuous Static-Mixer-Based Reactor for Preparing Calcium Phosphate Bioceramics. International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology.:1-12, 2015.

  22. T.F. Kuo, S.Y. Lee, H.D. Wu, M. Poma , Y.W. Wu, J.C. Yang*. In vivo swine study for xeno-grafts of calcium sulfate based bone grafts with human dental pulp stem cells (hDPSCs). Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl. 50:19-23, 2015.

  23. Leung TK, Chan WP, Tai CJ, Cho TP, Yang JC, Lee PT. Bioceramic Resonance Effect on Meridian Channels: A Pilot Study. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Volume 2015, Article ID 769546, 9 pages, 2015.

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