Po-Shiuan Hsieh

National Defense Medical Center

Dr. Po-Shiuan Hsieh is currently a Professor and Director at the Institute of Preventive Medicine, National Defense Medical Center in Taiwan. His research interests focus on obesity and weight control as well as the pathological links between obesity, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes, especially the causal links between the major characteristics of metabolic syndrome, the role of inflammation in the development of insulin resistance and impairment of pancreatic insulin secretion in type 2 diabetes; the involvement of hepatic inflammation in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes; and the potential therapeutic application in prevention and treatment of metabolic syndromes and diabetes. He has served as the President of the Chinese Physiology Society from 2012 to 2016. He is also the editor-in-chief of two international journals: Chinese Journal of Physiology (SCI) and Journal of Medical Science.

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