Associate Professor Dar-Der Ji (Tropical Medicine)


Contact number:(02) 2826-7076



英國愛丁堡(Edinburgh)大學 哲學博士

國防醫學院 微生物及免疫研究所碩士

● 現任

○ 國立陽明大學熱帶醫學科主任

○ 國立陽明大學國際事務處副國際長

○ 國立陽明大學國際衛生碩士學位學程副主任

○ 國立陽明大學「健康一體研究中心」主任

○ 台灣寄生蟲學會監事


○ 衛生署疾病管制局副研究員

○ 國防醫學院微生物及免疫研究所兼任助理教授

○ 國防醫學院預防醫學研究所研究員兼組長

○ 美國西北大學微生物-病理系博士後研究員




Research interest





Books (or research publications)

○ 個人網頁與著作:

1. Lin PR, Tsai HP, Tsui PY, Weng MH, Kuo MD, Lin HC, Chen KC, Ji DD, Chu DM, Liu WT. Genetic Typing of The 56-kDa Type-Specific Antigen Gene of Orientia tsutsugamushi Strains Isolated from Chiggers from Wild-Caught Rodents in Taiwan.  Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011. 77(10):3398-405. (SCI; IF: 3.686)

2. Hung CC, Wu PY, Chang SY, Ji DD, Sun HY, Liu WC, Wu CH, Chang SC. Amebiasis among persons who sought voluntary counseling and testing for human immunodeficiency virus infection: a case-control study. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2011. 84(1):65-9. (SCI, IF: 2.546)

3. Huang CC, Chiang YC, Ji DD, Teng HJ, Liao MH, Chang CD, Wu YH. Molecular cloning and characterization of the circumsporozoite protein gene of Plasmodium inui isolated from Formosan macaques (Macaca cyclopis) in Taiwan. J. Parasitol. 2010. 96(6):1145-51. (SCI; IF: 1.165)

4. Lai CC, Wu FT, Ji DD, Mu JJ, Yang JR, Chiu KT, Lin WY, Li CY, Fu YP, Chen WT,  Lee BC, Jiang DD, Yen MY, Wu HS. Gastroenteritis in a Taipei Emergency Department: Etiology and Risk Factors. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2010 Sep 20. doi: 10.1111/j.1469- 0691.2010.03377.x. [Epub ahead of print] (SCI; IF: 4.014)

5. Huang SW, Hsu BM, Wu SF, Fan CW, Shih FC, Lin YC, Ji DD. Water quality parameters associated with prevalence of Legionella in hot spring facility water bodies. Water Res. 2010. 44(16):4805-11. (SCI; IF: 3.587)

6. Liang, SY., DR Ji , KT Hsia1, WH Sheng, CC Hung, BM Hsu, JS Chen, MH Wu, CH Lai, and DD Ji*. Isolation and Identification of Acanthamoeba species related to amebic encephalitis and non-pathogenic free-living amoeba species in Taiwan.. J. App. Microbiol. 2010. 109: 1422–1429. (SCI; IF: 2.5)

7. Huang CC, Ji DD, Chiang YC, Teng HJ, Liu HJ, Chang CD, Wu YH. Prevalence and molecular characterization of Plasmodium inui among Formosan macaques (Macaca cyclopis ) in Taiwan. J Parasitol. 2010. 96:8-15. (SCI; IF: 1.165)

8. Liang, S.Y., K.T. Hsia, Y.H. Chan, C.K. Fan, D. D.S. Jiang, O. Landt, and D.D. Ji*. Evaluation of a new single tube multiprobe real-time PCR for the diagnosis of Entamoeba histolytic and E. dispar. J. Parasitol. 2010. 96(4):793-779. (SCI; IF: 1.165)

9. Huang S.H., Lee H.S., Mar K., Ji D.D., Huang M.S., Hsia K.T. Loss expression of O6-methylguanine DNA methyltransferase by promoter hypermethylation and its relationship to betel quid chewing in oral squamous cell carcinoma. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2010. 109 (6):883-9. (SCI; IF: 1.592)

10. Hsu BM, Wu SF, Huang SW, Tseng YJ, Ji DD, Chen JS, Shih FC. Differentiation and identification of Shigella spp. and enteroinvasive Escherichia coli in environmental waters by a molecular method and biochemical test. Water Res. 2010. 44(3):949-55. (SCI; IF: 3.587)

11. Sheng WH, Hung CC, Huang HH, Liang SY, Cheng YJ, Ji DD*, Chang SC. First case of granulomatous amebic encephalitis caused by Acanthamoeba castellanii in Taiwan. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009. 81(2):277-9. (SCI, IF: 2.546)

12. Liang SY, Chan YH, Hsia KT, Lee JL, Kuo MC, Hwa KY, Chan CW, Chiang TY, Chen JS, Wu FT, Ji DD*. Development of loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for detection of Entamoeba histolytica. J Clin Microbiol. 2009. 47(6):1892-5. (SCI; IF: 3.916)

13. Kuo,M.C., Lin, T.S., Tsai, W.S., Teng, H.Y., Chiang, T.Y., Ji, D.D.* 2009. A case report of simian malaria, Plasmodium knowlesi, in a Taiwanese traveler from Palawan Island, Philippines. Epidemiology Bulletin 25(3):178-191.

14. Hung CC, Ko NY, Ko WC, Lee HC, Ji DD, Liu WC, Chang SC. 2008. Amoebiasis among patrons visiting gay saunas in Taiwan. HIV Med. 9:787-9. (SCI; IF: 3.103)

15. Chang SY, Sun HY, Ji DD, Lo YC, Wu CH, Wu PY, Liu WC, Hung CC, Chang SC. 2008. Cost-Effectiveness of Detection of Intestinal Amebiasis Using Serologies and Specific Amebic Antigen Assays among Persons with or without Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection. J Clin Microbiol. 46 (9):3077-93079. (SCI; IF: 3.916)

16. Liao CW, Fan CK, Kao TC, Ji DD, Su KE, Lin YH, Cho WL. 2008. Brain injury- associated biomarkers of TGF-beta1, S100B, GFAP, NF-L, tTG, AbetaPP, and tau were concomitantly enhanced and the UPS was impaired during acute brain injury caused by Toxocara canis in mice. BMC Infect Dis. 8:84. (SCI; IF: 2.02)

17. Hung CC, Ji DD, Sun HY, Lee YT, Hsu SY, Chang SY, Wu CH, Chan YH, Hsiao CF, Liu WC, Colebunders R. 2008. Increased Risk for Entamoeba histolytica Infection and Invasive Amebiasis in HIV Seropositive Men Who Have Sex with Men in Taiwan. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2:e175. (SCI; IF: 4.2)

18. Pei-Yi Tsui, Kun-Hsien Tsai, Ming-Hui Weng, Yao-Wen Hung, Yu-Tien Liu, Kuang-Yu Hu, Jih-Ching Lien, Pey-Ru Lin, Men-Fang Shaio, Hsi-Chieh Wang, and Dar-Der Ji*. 2007. Molecular Detection and Characterization of Spotted Fever Group Rickettsiae in Taiwan. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 77(5):883–890. (SCI, IF: 2.546)