Yi Ling Ye was born in Tainan, Taiwan, in 1971. She received the M.S. and the Ph.D. degree of immunology from the National Taiwan University (NTU), Taipei, Taiwan, in 1995 and 2002, respectively. She worked with Dr. Bor-Luen Chiang studying the immune mechanism and therapeutic strategies for autoimmune and asthma. She published papers focused on the role of CD5+ B cells in autoimmune disease and therapeutic strategies on asthma using Th1 cytokine gene modified dendritic cells. Since 1999, Yi-Ling Ye worked as Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Technology, Chung Hwa University of Medical Technology in Tainan, Taiwan. Her teaching interests include medical microbiology, immunology, and cell biology. In 2008, she worked as Associated Professor in the National Formosa University. Recently, the major research topics include the initiation mechanism of allergy disease and manipulation of the immune-modulator effect by herbal medicine on prevention or therapy for allergy disease. In her group, they recently published the nerve growth factor (NGF) contributed to the airway inflammation after espousing with Der p2 allergen in vitro and in vivo.
Biography Updated on 20 January 2011