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Shuu-Jiun Wang

Shuu-Jiun Wang

Institution: The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Country: Taiwan


Dr. Shuu-Jiun Wang is a practicing neurologist and the Chair Professor and Director, Brain Research Center, National Yang-Ming University School and Director of The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital. Currently he is the Chair of the Asian Regional Consortium of Headache. He was the President of Taiwan Neurological Society from 2017 to 2019 and the founding President of the Taiwan Headache Society from 2005-2011. He serves as an associate editor of the journals Cephalalgia, Headache, and Journal of Headache and Pain and others. Dr. Wang was awarded the Bruce S. Schoenberg's International Neuroepidemiology Award by the American Academy of Neurology in Washington DC in 1994, the Seymour Solomon Lecture Award by the American Headache Society in LA in 2010 and the G. Nappi Cluster Headache Award by the European Headache Society, 5th European Headache and Migraine Trust International Congress (EHMTIC) in Glasgow, UK in 2016. He was also awarded Outstanding Research Award by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan in 2012 and 2018. Dr. Wang has authored more than 400 scientific papers. He enjoys teaching students and was awarded 2011 Outstanding in Teaching by National Yang-Ming University and 2018 Medical Education Contribution Award by Taipei Veterans General Hospital. He is interested in clinical and neuroimaging research of different headache disorders focusing on chronic migraine, cluster headache, reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndromes and spontaneous intracranial hypotension.


Employment: Chair Professor, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University School of Medicine, Director, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital

Society Leadership/Board position: Honorary President & Supervisor-Taiwan Headache Society, 2011; Supervisor-Taiwan Neurological Society 2021, Supervisor-Taiwan Dementia Society 2018, President-Taiwan Neurological Society 2017-2019, Chair-IHS Asian Regional Consortium of Headache, ARCH, 2019-2021, Committee Member-International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) Task Force for Classification of Chronic Pain in the 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) 2013

Professional membership: Member-FAHS, American Headache Society, Taiwan Neurological Society, Taiwan Headache Society, Taiwan Dementia Society

Personal fees: Honoraria as a moderator-Allergan/AbbVie, Pfizer, Eli Lilly, Biogen, Eisai

Research support: Taiwan Minister of Technology and Science (MOST), Brain Research Center, National Yang-Ming University from The Featured Areas Research Center Program Within the framework of the Higher Education Sprout Project by the Ministry of Education (MOE), Taiwan, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan Headache Society, Taiwan branches of Eli Lilly, Novartis and Pfizer

Advisory Board: Daiichi-Sankyo, Eli Lilly, Novartis

Clinical trials involvement: PI in trials sponsored by Eli Lilly, Novartis, Allergan/Abbvie

Relationship with scientific journals: Associate Editor-Cephalalgia, Journal of Headache and Pain, MedLink Neurology 2009, Headache, Editorial Board-Journal of the Chinese Medical Association , Neurology and Clinical Neuroscience, Journal of Clinical Neurology