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Researcher: Chi-Liang (Eric) Yen

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Areas of Expertise
  • Nutritional genomics
  • Iron metabolism
  • Proteins
  • Obesity and diabetes
  • Dietary fat
  • Energy balance
  • Intestine
  • Assimilation of diretary fat
  • Triacylglycerol synthesis
Web Site Eric Yen's Department of Nutritional Sciences Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Issued Patent(s)
  • 9,180,168 - Use of glycomacropeptide to improve women's health, issued November  2015.
  • 7,045,326 - Mono- and diacylglycerol acyltransferases and methods of use thereof, issued May 2006.
USPTO Published Applications
  • 20160022770 - Use of glycomacropeptide to improve women's health, published January  2016.
  • 20130196905 - Use of glycomacropeptide to improve women's health, published August 2013.
  • 20050106697 - Mono-and diacylglycerol acyltransferases and methods of use thereof, published May 2005.
  • 20030161831 - Mono-and diacylglycerol acyltransferases and methods of use thereof, published August  2003.
Recent Publication(s)
  • Adult-onset deficiency of acyl CoA:monoacylglycerol acyltransferase2 protects mice from diet-induced obesity and glucose intolerance. Banh T, Nelson DW, Gao Y, Huang TN, Yen MI, Yen CL. J Lipid Res. 2015 Feb;56(2):379-89. doi: 10.1194/jlr.M055228. Epub 2014 Dec 22.

  • Dermal white adipose tissue: a new component of the thermogenic response. Alexander CM, Kasza I, Yen CL, Reeder SB, Hernando D, Gallo RL, Jahoda CA, Horsley V, MacDougald OA. J Lipid Res. 2015 Nov;56(11):2061-9. doi: 10.1194/jlr.R062893. Epub 2015 Sep 24.

  • Intestinal triacylglycerol synthesis in fat absorption and systemicenergy metabolism. Yen CL, Nelson DW, Yen MI. J Lipid Res. 2015 Mar;56(3):489-501. doi: 10.1194/jlr.R052902. Epub 2014 Sep 17. Review.

  • Intestine-specific deletion of acyl-CoA:monoacylglycerol acyltransferase (MGAT) 2 protects mice from diet-induced obesity and glucose intolerance. Nelson DW, Gao Y, Yen MI, Yen CL. J Biol Chem. 2014 Jun 20;289(25):17338-49. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M114.555961. Epub 2014 May 1.


View Eric Yen's publications at PubMed.
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E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-890-1888
Current University UW–Madison
Department Nutritional Sciences
Title Associate Professor
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Address Line 1 340F Nutritional Sciences
Address Line 2 1415 Linden Drive
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53706
Bachelor's Degree B.S., Taipei Medical College, 1991
Master's Degree
PhD Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2000
Other Degrees
Technologies Available for Licensing GMP Protein Burns Fat, Boosts Bone Strength in Women