Graduate student, The Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience

Research Interests

System Glio-neuroscience, Psychiatry (understanding mental disorders as circuit disorders)


In vivo Neurophysiology & Neuroimaging, Electronics & Computer Engineering, Primary care.



M.D.    National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan


Selected Publications

Wang, Y., Gau, Y,-T.A., Le, H.N.D., Bergles, D.E., Kang, J.U. (2017). Image analysis of dynamic brain activity based on gray distance compensation. Appl Sci, 7(8), 858.

Li, A., Liang, W., Guan, H., Gau, Y.-T.A., Bergles, D.E., and Li, X. (2017). Focus scanning with feedback-control for fiber-optic nonlinear endomicroscopy. Biomed Opt Express, 8(5), 2519-27.

Le, H.N.D., Gau, Y.-T.A., Rahmim, A., Wong, D.F., Kang, J.U., and Bergles, D.E. (2016). Through-skull vasculature assessment using fluorescence brain imaging on murine models at around 800 nm. Proc. SPIE 10051, Neural Imaging and Sensing, 10051-21.

Tsai, S.-J., Gau, Y.-T.A., Hong, C.-J., Liou, Y.-J., Yu, Y.W.-Y., Chen, T.-J., and Weissman, M.M. (2009). Sexually dimorphic effect of catechol-O-methyltransferase val158met polymorphism on clinical response to fluoxetine in major depressive patients. J. Affect. Disord. 113, 183–187.

Gau, Y.-T.A., Hong, C., and Tsai, S. (2008). Can antidepressants act as potential pro-neoplastic agents in patients with neurotrophic factor-related cancers? CNS Spectr. 13(10), 849-850.

Tsai, S.-J., Gau, Y.-T.A., Liu, M.-E., Hsieh, C.-H., Liou, Y.-J., and Hong, C.-J. (2008). Association study of brain-derived neurotrophic factor and apolipoprotein E polymorphisms and cognitive function in aged males without dementia. Neurosci. Lett. 433, 158–162.

Gau, Y.-T.A., Liou, Y., Yu, Y.W. ‐Y., Chen, T., Lin, M., Tsai, S., and Hong, C. (2008). Evidence for association between genetic variants of p75 neurotrophin receptor ( p75 NTR ) gene and antidepressant treatment response in chinese major depressive disorder. Am. J. Med. Genet. Part B Neuropsychiatr. Genet. 147B, 594–599.

Gau, Y.-T.A., and Lai, C. (2005). We Lai De Shu Guang – Ji Bing De Wu Jie Yu She Hui Pian Jian. Med. Today 32, 600–607.



Department of Neuroscience

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