Prof. Lee-Yan Sheen

 

Academic Degree(s)

Ph.D.

 

E-Mail

lysheen@ntu.edu.tw

 

Current Position

1. 2014- Distinguished Professor, Institute of Food Science and Technology, National Taiwan University

2. 2010- Director, Center for Food and Biomolecules, National Taiwan University

 

Professional Experience

  • 2006-2013 Professor, Institute of Food Science and Technology, National Taiwan University
  • 2001-2006 Associate Professor, Institute of Food Science and Technology, National Taiwan University
  • 1992-2001 Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition, China Medical University

 

Education & Training

  • Department of Food Science, National Chung-Hsing University, Ph.D. 1990 (Including National scholarship from Taiwan government for one year study in Department of Food Science, Rutgers University, USA, 1989-1990)
  • M.S. Department of Food Science, National Chung-Hsing University, 1986
  • B.S. Department of Food Science, National Chung-Hsing University, 1984

 

Awards

  • 2009. Science Achievement Award, Agricultural Chemical Society of Taiwan.
  • 2009. Academic Achievement Award, Taiwan Association for Food Science and Technology.
  • 2009. Excellent Teaching Award, National Taiwan University.
  • 2010. Outstanding Nutrition Academic Research Award, Nutrition Society of Taiwan.
  • 2010. Outstanding Teaching Award, National Taiwan University.

 

Research Grants

  • The impact of food antibiotic residues on gut microbiota and human health (1/3) from MOST
  • The study of primary cortical neuron cell and animal behavior test for the neuroprotective effect and antidepressive-like activity treated with water extract of different roasted coffee beans (3/3) from MOST
  • Evaluation of antidepressant-like activity of mushroom formulas (II) from Taiwan Agricultural Research Institute
  • Establish an International Journal of Chinese Medicine (2017) from MOHW
  • Commercialization of rice koji pudding (no sugar) from COA

 

Committee & Membership

  • President, International Association for Traditional and Complementary Medicine (IATCM)
  • President, Taiwan Association for Traditional and Complementary Medicine (TATCM)
  • Founding and Honorary President, Taiwan Association for Food Protection (TAFP)

 

Selected Publication

  • Wang, H.C., Chu, Y.L., Hsieh, S.C., Sheen, L.Y.* 2017. Diallyl trisulfide inhibits cell migration and invasion of human melanoma A375 cells via inhibiting intergrin/facal adhision kinase pathway. Environmental Toxicology. 2017; 1-8. (SCI)
  • Huang, H.L., Lim, S.L., Lu, K.H., Sheen, L.Y.* Antidepressant-like Effects of Gan-Mai-Dazao-Tang via Monoamine Regulatory Pathways on Forced Swimming Test in Rats. 2017. Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcme.2017.01.007, in Press)
  • Lu, K.H., Weng, C.Y., Chen, W.C., Sheen, L.Y.* 2017. Ginseng essence, a medicinal and edible herbal formulation, ameliorates carbon tetrachloride-induced oxidative stress and liver injury in rats. Journal of Ginseng Research 41(3): 316-325. (SCI)
  • Hsu, W.F., Sheen, L.Y., Lin, H.J., Chang, H.H. 2016. A review of Western and Traditional Chinese medical approaches to managing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016:6491420. Epub 2016 Oct 31. (SCI)
  • Panyod, S., Wu, W.K., Ho, C.T., Lu, K.H., Liu, C.T., Chu, Y.L., Lai, Y.S., Chen, W.C., Lin, Y.E., Lin, S.H., Sheen, L.Y.* 2016. Diet supplementation with allicin protects against alcoholic fatty liver disease in mice by improving anti-inflammation and antioxidative functions. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 64(38), 7104-7113. (SCI)
  • Chien, S.Y., Sheen, S.*, Sommers, C., Sheen, L.Y. 2016. Modeling the inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Uropathogenic E. coli in ground beef by high pressure processing and citral. Food Control 73: 672-680. (SCI)
  • Lin, Y.E., Lin, S.H., Chen, W.C., Ho, C.T., Lai, Y.S., Panyod, S., and Sheen, L.Y.* 2016. Antidepressant-like effects of water extract of Gastrodia elata Blume in rats exposed to unpredictable chronic mild stress via modulation of monoamine regulatory pathways. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 187: 57-65. (SCI)
  • Lai, Y.S., Lee, W.C., Lin, Y.E., Ho, C.T., Lu, K.H., Lin, S.H., Panyod, S., Chu, Y.L., and Sheen, L.Y.* 2016. Ginger essential oil ameliorates hepatic injury and lipid accumulation in high fat diet-induced nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 64(10): 2062-2071. (SCI)
  • Chen, W.C., Lai, Y.S., Lin, S.H., Lu, K.H., Panyod, S., Ho, C.T., and Sheen, L.Y.* 2016. Anti-depressant effects of Gastrodia elata Blume and its compounds, gastrodin and 4-hydroxybenzyl alcohol, involve the monoaminergic system and neuronal cytoskeletal remodeling processes. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 182: 190-199. (SCI)
  • Lin, J.G., Lu, K.H., and Sheen, L.Y.* 2016. Dietary therapy in traditional Chinese medicine: Ancient wisdom as preventive medicine. Science. (SCI, Accepted)