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Dr. Jean Shih C. Ph.D.

Associate Director

University of Southern California

Direct Phone: (323) ***-****       

Email: j***@***.edu

University of Southern California

700 Childs Way

Los Angeles, California 90089

United States

Company Description

Established in 1880 and located in the heart of Los Angeles, the University of Southern California (USC) is one of the world's leading private research universities, with a central College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and 17 professional schools on two c... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Professor, Cell and Neurobiology
Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute

Professor
USC School of Medicine

Director
USC-Taiwan Center for Translational Research

President
Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America

Senior Grant Specialist
City of Los Angeles - Mayor's Office

Education

Ph.D.
biochemistry
USC

Ph.D. degree

University of California , Riverside

bachelor degree

National Taiwan University

doctorate
biochemistry
University of Southern California

Web References (114 Total References)


A recent paper co-authored by Dr ...

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A recent paper co-authored by Dr Jean C. Shih of the University of Southern California and Dr Leland Chung of Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, brings to light an interesting connection between depression and prostate cancer.

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In a study conducted on mice, an international team of researchers led by Dr Shih and Dr Chung found that the MAO-A enzyme promoted prostate cancer growth in mice.


The Scrubs Report | Los Angeles Health News

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MAO-A inhibitors may provide an unmet need in cancer treatment," said Jean C.  Shih, University Professor at the USC School of Pharmacy, two-time NIH Merit Awardee, and co-corresponding author of a paper on the research that will be published on May 27 in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. Shih, who has studied MAO-A for 30 years, collaborated with fellow co-corresponding author Leland Chung, a prostate cancer expert from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

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The first author, Boyang Wu was Shih's doctoral student at USC.
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"We're happy to be able to translate our discoveries in basic research to clinical application," said Shih, who is also the director of the USC-Taiwan Center for Translational Research.


"These mice may serve as an ...

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"These mice may serve as an interesting model to develop interventions to these neuropsychiatric disorders," said senior author Jean C. Shih, USC University Professor and Boyd & Elsie Welin Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the USC School of Pharmacy and the Keck School of Medicine of USC. "The severity of the changes in the MAO A/B knockout mice compared to MAO A knockout mice supports the idea that the severity of autistic-like features may be correlated to the amounts of monoamine levels, particularly at early developmental stages." Shih is a world leader in understanding the neurobiological and biochemical mechanisms behind such behaviors as aggression and anxiety. In this latest study, Shih and her co-investigators - including


Antidepressant May Also Fight Prostate Cancer

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MAO-A inhibitors may provide an unmet need in cancer treatment," said Jean C. Shih, University Professor at the USC School of Pharmacy, two-time NIH Merit Awardee, and co-corresponding author of a paper on the research that will be published on May 27 in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.

Shih, who has studied MAO-A for 30 years, collaborated with fellow co-corresponding author Leland Chung, a prostate cancer expert from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
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The first author, Boyang Wu was Shih's doctoral student at USC.
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"We're happy to be able to translate our discoveries in basic research to clinical application," said Shih, who is also the director of the USC-Taiwan Center for Translational Research.


AUTHOR CONTACT: Jean C. ...

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AUTHOR CONTACT: Jean C. Shih University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA Phone: 323.442.1441; Fax: 323.442.3229; E-mail: jcshih@usc.edu

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