Professor Tong-Rong Jan

Highest Degree: Ph.D., Michigan State University, USA.

Research Area: Immunopharmacology and Immonotoxicology of Nanomaterials and Phytochemicals

Tel: +886-2-3366-1287


Office hours: Tuesday 12:20-13:20 (by appointment)

  • Journal papers
  1. Mihara T., Mikawa, S., Kaji, N., Endo, M., Oikawa, T., Jan, T.R., Ozaki, H., Hori, M*. 2017. Therapeutic action of honokiol on postoperative ileus via downregulation of iNOS gene expression. INFLAMMATION 4:1331-1341. (SCI).
  2. Huang C.H., Lin, Y.C., Jan, T.R. 2017. Lactobacillus reuteri induces intestinal immune tolerance against food allergy in mice. J Funct Foods 31:44-51. (SCI)
  3. Huang C.H., Wang, C.C., Lin, Y.C., Hori, M., Jan, T.R.*. 2017. Oral administration with diosgenin enhances the induction of intestinal T helper 1-like regulatory T cells in a murine model of food allergy. Int. Immunopharmacol. 42:59-66. (SCI)
  4. Huang C.H., Shen, C.C., Liang, Y.C., Jan, T.R.* 2016. The probiotic activity of Lactobacillus murinus against food allergy. J Funct Foods 25:231-241. (SCI)
  5. Cheng C.H., Wu, H.Y., Wu, C.F., Jan, T.R.* 2016. Pacific oyster-derived polysaccharides attenuate allergen-induced intestinal inflammation in a murine model of food allergy. J Food Drug Anal 24:121-128 (SCI)
  6. Wu, H.Y., Lin, K.J., Wang, P.Y., Lin, C.W., Yang, H.W., Ma, C.C., Lu, Y.J., Jan, T.R.* 2014. Polyethylene glycol-coated graphene oxide attenuates antigen-specific IgE production and enhanced antigen-induced T cell reactivity in Ovalbumin-sensitized BALB/c mice. Int J Nanomedicine 9, 4257-4266. (SCI)
  7. Lee, C.C., Lin, Y.C., Liu, H.E., Jan, T.R.,* Wang, C.C.* 2014. Impairment of thymocyte function via induction of apoptosis by areca nut extract. J Immunotoxicol 11(2), 190-196. (SCI)
  8. Wu, H.Y., Chung, M.C., Wang, C.C., Huang, C.H., Liang, H.J.*, Jan T.R.* 2013. Iron oxide nanoparticles suppress the production of IL-1beta via the secretory lysosomal pathway in murine microglial cells. Part Fibre Toxicol 10(1), 46. (SCI)
  9. Wang, C.C., Lin, Y.R., Liao, M.H., Jan, T.R.* 2013. Oral supplementation with areca-derived polyphenols attenuates food allergic responses in ovalbumin-sensitized mice. BMC Complement Altern Med 13(1), 154. (SCI)
  10. Cheng, J.Y., Ng, L.T., Lin, C.L., Jan, T.R.* 2013. Pacific oyster-derived polysaccharides enhance antigen-specific T helper (Th)1 immunity in vitro and in vivo. Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol 35, 235-240. (SCI)
  11. Shen, C.C., Liang, H.J., Wang, C.C., Liao, M.H., Jan, T.R.* 2012. Iron oxide nanoparticles suppressed T helper 1 cell-mediated immunity in a murine model of delayed-type hypersensitivity. Int J Nanomedicine 7, 2729-2737. (SCI)
  12. Wu, H.Y., Goble, K., Mecha, M., Wang, C.C. Huang, C.H., Guaza, C.,* Jan, T.R.* 2012. Cannabidiol induced apoptosis in murine microglial cells through lipid raft. GLIA 60, 1182-1190. (SCI)
  13. Huang, C.H., Cheng, J.Y., Deng, M.C. Chou, C.H., Jan, T.R.* 2012. Prebiotic effect of diosgenin, an immunoactive steroidal sapogenin of the Chinese yam. Food Chem 132, 428-432. (SCI)
  14. Shen, C.C., Liang, H.J., Wang, C.C., Liao, M.H., Jan, T.R.*. 2011. A role of cellular glutathione in the differential effects of iron oxide nanoparticles on antigen-specific T cell cytokine expression. Int J Nanomedicine 6, 2791-2798. (SCI)
  15. Shen, C.C., Wang, C.C., Liao, M.H., Jan, T.R.*. 2011. A single exposure to iron oxide nanoparticles attenuates antigen-specific antibody production and T-cell reactivity in ovalbumin-sensitized BALB/c mice. Int J Nanomedicine 6, 1229-1235. (SCI)

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