Prof. Tsuo-Hung Lan

Academic Degree(s)


Current Position

  • Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
  • Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan



  • 2009 Fellowship of Clinical Trial Physician, Department of Health, Taiwan
  • 2008 Fellowship of Clinical Trial Physician, Department of Health, Taiwan
  • 2008 Psychiatry biphasic Disorders (pole) Research Paper Award, Taiwan
  • 2008 Invited Speaker of the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry, Japan
  • 2007 Travel Award of the Japan Society of Psychiatry and Neurology, Japan


Selected Publication

  • Shiu-Ling Chen, Yu-Hui Chen, Chuan-Chan Wang, Yhu-Wei Yu, Yu-Chen Tsai,Hsiao-Wen Hsu, Chia-Lin Wu, Pei-Yu Wang, Lien-Cheng Chen, Tsuo-Hung Lan& Tsai-Feng Fu. (2017) Active and passive sexual roles that arise in Drosophila malemale courtship are modulated by dopamine levels in PPL2ab neurons. Scientific Reports.
  • Bo‑Jian Wu, Tsuo‑Hung Lan (2017). Predictors of smoking reduction outcomes in a sample of 287 patients with schizophrenia spectrum disordersEur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci.
  • Cheng C, Zandi P, Stuart E, Lin CH, Su PY, Alexander GC, Lan TH (2017). Association Between Lithium Use and Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease.The Journal of clinical Psychiatry.
  • Po-Han Chou, Che-Sheng Chu, Ching-Heng Lin , Chin Cheng , Yi-Huey Chen,Tsuo-Hung Lan, Min-Wei Huang (2016). Use of atypical antipsychotics and risks of cataract development in patients with schizophrenia: A population-based, nested case-control study.Schizophrenia Research.
  • Chia-Jui Tsai, Chin Cheng, Po-Han Chou, Ching-Heng Lin, Melvin G. McInnis, Chia-Li Chang, Tsuo-Hung Lan (2016). The rapid suicide protection of mood stabilizers on patients with bipolar disorder: A nationwide observational cohort study in Taiwan. Journal of Affective Disorders.
  • Wu BJ, Liao HY, Chen HK, Lan TH (2016). Psychopathology, psychopharmacological properties, decision-making capacity to consent to clinical research and the willingness to participate among long-term hospitalized patients with schizophrenia.. PsychiatryResearch.
  • Po-Han Chou, Wei-Hao Lin, Chih-Chien Lin, Po-Hsun Hou, Wan-Rung Li, Chia-Chun Hung, Ching-Po Lin, Tsuo-Hung Lan & Chin-Hong Chan (2015). Duration of Untreated Psychosis and Brain Function during Verbal Fluency Testing in First-Episode Schizophrenia: A Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Study. Scientific Reports.
  • Lan CC, Liu CC, Lin CH, Lan TY, McInnis MG, Chan CH, Lan TH ( 2015) .A reduced risk of stroke with lithium exposure in bipolar disorder: a population-based retrospective cohort study. Bipolar Disorder.