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Jun-Cheng Weng


Jun-Cheng Weng


Jun-Cheng Weng


Associate professor


Ph.D., Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University

TEL & Mail:

03-2118800 #5394


Research Interest:

  1. Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  2. Brain Connectome Analysis
  3. Biomedical Image Processing
  4. Biomedical Signal Analysis


  1. Hse-Huang Chao, Yin-To Liao, Vincent Chin-Hung Chen, Cheng-Jui Li, Roger S. McIntyre, Yena Lee, Jun-Cheng Weng*, “Correlation between brain circuit segregation and obesity”, Behavioural Brain Research, 2017. (accepted)
  2. Vincent Chin-Hung Chen, Tsai-Ching Hsu, Li-Jeng Chen, Hong-Chun Chou, Jun-Cheng Weng*, Bor-Show Tzang*, “Effects of taurine on resting-state fMRI activity in spontaneously hypertensive rats”, PLoS One, 2017; 12(7), e0181122.
  3. Yeu-Sheng Tyan, Jan-Ray Liao, Chao-Yu Shen, Yu-Chieh Lin, Jun-Cheng Weng*, “Gender Differences in the Structural Connectome of the Teenage Brain Revealed by Generalized q-Sampling MRI”, NeuroImage: Clinical, 2017; 15, 376-382.
  4. Ming-Hong Hsieh, Wan-Yun Meng, Wen-Chieh Liao, Jun-Cheng Weng, Hsin-Hua Li, Hong-Lin Su, Chih-Li Lin, Ching-Sui Hung, Ying-Jui Ho*, “Ceftriaxone reverses deficits of behavior and neurogenesis in an MPTP-induced rat model of Parkinson’s disease dementia”, Brain Research Bulletin, 2017; 132, 129-138.
  5. Maria A. Tikhonova, Shih-Chun Ho, Anna A. Akopyan, Nataliya G. Kolosova, Jun-Cheng Weng, Wan-Yun Meng, Chih-Li Lin, Tamara G. Amstislavskaya*, Ying-Jui Ho*, “Neuroprotective Effects of Ceftriaxone Treatment on Cognitive and Neuronal Deficits in a Rat Model of Accelerated Senescence”, Behavioural Brain Research, 2017; 330, 8-16.
  6. Jun-Cheng Weng, Te-Wei Kao, Guo-Joe Huang, Yeu-Sheng Tyan, Hsien-Chun Tseng, Ming-Chou Ho*, “Evaluation in Structural Connectivity Changes in Betel-quid Chewers using Generalized q-Sampling MRI”, Psychopharmacology. 2017; 234(13), 1945-1955.
  7. Vincent Chin-Hung Chen, Chao-Yu Shen, Sophie Hsin-Yi Liang, Zhen-Hui Li, Ming-Hong Hsieh, Yeu-Sheng Tyan, Mong-Liang Lu, Yena Lee, Roger S. McIntyre, Jun-Cheng Weng*, “Assessment of Brain Functional Connectome Alternations and Correlation with Depression and Anxiety in Major Depressive Disorders”, PeerJ, 2017; 5, e3147.
  8. Vincent Chin-Hung Chen, Mei-Hing Ng*, Wei-Che Chiu, Roger S. McIntyre, Yena Lee, Tsang Yaw Lin, Jun-Cheng Weng, Pau-Chung Chen, Chung-Yao Hsu, “Effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors on glaucoma: a nationwide population-based study”, PLoS One, 2017; 12(3), e0173005.
  9. Yeu-Sheng Tyan, Jan-Ray Liao, Chao-Yu Shen, Yu-Chieh Lin, Jun-Cheng Weng*, “Gender Differences in the Structural Connectome of the Teenage Brain Revealed by Diffusion Tensor Imaging”, Chung Shan Medical Journal, 2017; 28, 17-26.
  10. Vincent Chin-Hung Chen, Chao-Yu Shen, Sophie Hsin-Yi Liang, Zhen-Hui Li, Yeu-Sheng Tyan, Yin-To Liao, Yin-Chen Huang, Yena Lee, Roger S. McIntyre, Jun-Cheng Weng*, “Assessment of Abnormal Brain Structures and Networks in Major Depressive Disorder Using Morphometric and Connectome Analyses”, Journal of Affective Disorders, 2016; 205, 103-111.
  11. Jun-Cheng Weng, Maria A Tikhonova, Jian-Horng Chen, Mei-Shiuan Shen, Wan-Yun Meng, Yen-Ting Chang, Ke-Hsin Chen, Keng-Chen Liang, Ching-Sui Hung, Tamara G Amstislavskaya, Ying-Jui Ho*, “Ceftriaxone prevents the neurodegeneration and decreased neurogenesis seen in a Parkinson’s disease rat model: an immunohistochemical and MRI study”, Behavioural Brain Research, 2016; 305, 126-139.
  12. Hao-Hung Tsai, Ling-Yuh Shyu, Seong Yong Lim, Yeu-Sheng Tyan, Jun-Cheng Weng*, “Characterizing Longitudinal Changes in Rabbit Brain Infected with Angiostrongylus Cantonensis based on Diffusion Anisotropy”, Acta Tropica, 2016; 157, 1-11.
  13. Chao-Yu Shen, Yeu-Sheng Tyan, Li-Wei Kuo, Changwei W. Wu, Jun-Cheng Weng*, “Quantitative Evaluation in Rabbit Brain Injury after Cerebral Hemisphere Radiation Exposure using Generalized q-Sampling Imaging”, PLoS One, 2015; 10(7), e0133001.
  14. Yin-To Liao, Yi-Chen Lee, Nien-Che Hung, Shu-Hsin Lee, Jun-Cheng Weng, Vincent Chin-Hung Chen*, “Association between Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms and Bulimia among College Students”, Taiwanese Journal of Psychiatry, 2015; 29(2), 98-108.
  15. Seong Yong Lim, Yeu-Sheng Tyan, Yi-Ping Chao, Fang-Yu Nien, Jun-Cheng Weng*, “New Insights into the Developing Rabbit Brain using Diffusion Tensor Tractography and Generalized q-Sampling MRI”, PLoS One, 2015; 10(3), e0119932.
  16. Shih-Ming Huang, Shu-Hui Peng, Jan-Yang Lin, Chao-Yu Shen, Jun-Cheng Weng, Yeu-Sheng Tyan, Teng-Fu Tsao, Jhih-Wei Chen*, “Improvement of the Image Quality of Black-blood Magnetic Resonance Imaging with the Subtraction Double Inversion Recovery Technique”, Journal of Radiological Science, 2014; 39(4), 105-110.
  17. Ling-Yuh Shyu, Hao-Hung Tsai, Han-Hsin Chang, David Pei-Cheng Lin, Yeu-Sheng Tyan, Jun-Cheng Weng*, “An 8-week Brain MRI Follow-up Analysis of Rat Eosinophilic Meningitis Caused by Angiostrongylus Cantonensis Infection”, Zoonoses and Public Health, 2014; 61(6), 411-419.
  18. Chao-Yu Shen, Yeu-Sheng Tyan, Jun-Cheng Weng*, “Longitudinal Anatomical and Diffusion MRI Evaluation of Rabbit Brain Injury after Cerebral Hemisphere Radiation Exposure”, Journal of Neuroscience and Neuroengineering, 2013; 2(4), 355-363.
  19. Ching-Yi Tsai, Chia-Hao Su, Véronique Baudrie, Dominique Laude, Jun-Cheng Weng, Alice Y. W. Chang, Julie Y. H. Chan, Jean-Luc Elghozi, Samuel H. H. Chan*, “Visualizing oxidative stress-induced depression of cardiac vagal baroreflex by MRI/DTI in a mouse neurogenic hypertension model”, NeuroImage, 2013; 15(82), 190-199.
  20. Jun-Cheng Weng, Kai-Hsiang Chuang*, Artem Goloshevsky, Stephen Dodd, Kathryn Sharer, “Mapping plasticity in the forepaw digit barrel subfield of rat brains using functional MRI”, NeuroImage, 2011; 54(2), 1122-1129.
  21. Jun-Cheng Weng, Sheng-Kai Wu, Win-Li Lin, Wen-Yih Isaac Tseng*, “Detecting Blood-brain Barrier Disruption within Minimal Hemorrhage Following Transcranial Focused Ultrasound: A Correlation Study with Contrast-enhanced MRI”, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2011; 65(3), 802-811.
  22. Jun-Cheng Weng, Sheng-Kai Wu, Feng-Yi Yang, Win-Li Lin*, Wen-Yih Isaac Tseng*, “Pulse Sequence and Timing of Contrast-enhanced MRI for Assessing Blood-brain Barrier Disruption Following Transcranial Focused Ultrasound in the Presence of Hemorrhage”, Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2010; 31(6), 1323-1330.
  23. Ping-Ching Wu, Chia-Hao Su, Fong-Yu Cheng, Jun-Cheng Weng, Jyh-Horng Chen, Tsung-Lin Tsai, Chen-Sheng Yeh, Wu-Chou Su, Jih Ru Hwu, Yonhua Tzeng, Dar-Bin Shieh*, “Modularly Assembled Magnetite Nanoparticles Enhance in Vivo Targeting for Magnetic Resonance Cancer Imaging”, Bioconjugate Chemistry, 2008; 19(10), 1972-1979.
  24. Jun-Cheng Weng, Jyh-Horng Chen, Pai-Feng Yang, Wen-Yih Isaac Tseng*, “Functional Mapping of Rat Barrel Activation Following Whisker Stimulation Using Activity-Induced Manganese-Dependent Contrast”, NeuroImage: 2007; 36(4), 1179-1188.
  25. Chia-Hao Su, Hwo-Shuenn Sheu, Chia-Yun Lin, Chih-Chia Huang, Yi-Wei Lo, Ying-Chih Pu, Jun-Cheng Weng, Dar-Bin Shieh, Jyh-Horng Chen*, Chen-Sheng Yeh*, “Nanoshell Magnetic Resonance Imaging Contrast Agents”, Journal of the American Chemical Society: 2007; 129(7), 2139-2146.
  26. Jun-Cheng Weng, Jyh-Horng Chen, Li-Wei Kuo, Van J. Wedeen, Wen-Yih Isaac Tseng*, Maturation-dependent microstructure length scale in the corpus callosum of fixed rat brains by magnetic resonance diffusion-diffraction, Magnetic Resonance Imaging: 2007; 25(1), 78-86.



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