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Hyunyoung (Young) Jeong, PharmD, PhD

Professor
Associate Head for Research, Pharmacy Practice
Department of Pharmacy Practice
Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences

Mailing address:
833 S. Wood Street (MC 886), Room 164
Chicago, IL 60612

Office: 900 S. Ashland Ave, Room 3220
Laboratory: 900 S. Ashland Ave, Room 3218
Phone: 312-996-7820
Fax: 312-996-0379

E-mail: yjeong at uic edu [1], hyunyoung.jeong at gmail com [2]

Research Interests

  • Pharmacokinetics: Altered drug metabolism during pregnancy; preclinical drug development; gut microbiota as a drug-eliminating organ
  • Molecular Pharmacology: Regulation of hepatic drug-metabolizing enzymes
  • Pharmacogenomics: Pharmacogenomics of drug-metabolizing enzymes
  • Toxicology: Role of gut microbiota in determining drug efficacy and toxicity


Activities

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  • A photo by Yukuang Guo (the photographer) and Xiaotong Yang (the model) won 2nd place in the Images of Science competition (see right). Yay! (Nov 2018) [3]
  • Yukuang Guo received American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship for a proposal titled "The role of gut bacteria in tacrolimus disposition." Congratulations! (Nov 2018)
  • Yukuang Guo won the translational science speaker category at the third annual GEMS Research Symposium. Congratulations! (Oct 2018)
  • Yukuang Guo won Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) Multidisciplinary Team Science Award at College of Pharmacy Research Day. Congratulations! (Feb 2018) [4]
  • Sungjoon received Chancellor’s Graduate Research Award from the UIC Graduate College. Congratulations! (Dec 2017) [5]
  • Sungjoon's poster abstract submitted to 2017 Liver Meeting was selected as a Presidential Poster of Distinction. This is an honor given to the top 10% of scored abstracts. Sungjoon's poster is entitled: Commensal gut microbiota modulates susceptibility to acetaminophen-induced hepatotoxicity. (Oct 2017)
  • Young was appointed Associate Head for Research in the Department of Pharmacy Practice. Young stepped down from the Director of Graduate Education position (August 2017)
  • Young received a R01 entitled "Molecular basis of altered drug metabolism during pregnancy" from NICHD. This is a translational research project in collaboration with clinicians at Northwestern University and researchers at University of Washington at Seattle. (August 2017)
  • Sungjoon Cho won 2nd place in podia competition at the 48th Pharmaceutics Graduate Student Research Meeting (PGSRM), hosted by the University of Michigan. Congratulations! (June 2017)
  • Sungjoon Cho is a recipient of the Spring 2017 Provost Deiss Award. Congratulations! (April 2017) [6]
  • Young received ASPET Drug Metabolism Early Career Achievement Award. (April 2017) [7]


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Personnel News

  • Miaoran successfully defended her PhD thesis. She will work at AbbVie as a scientist after graduation. (May 2017)
  • Ashutosh Tripathi and Yukuang Guo joined Jeong lab. (June 2016)
  • Kyoung-jae Won, PhD joined Jeong lab as a postdoc. He is a recent graduate from the University of Science and Technology in South Korea. (April 2016)
  • Kun Zhou, PhD joined Jeong lab as a postdoc. She is a graduate from Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. (Jan 2016)
  • Xian Pan successfully defended her PhD thesis. Congratulations!! (June 2015)
  • Becca Kent, a PhD student, joined Jeong lab. (April 2015)
  • Di Hu, PhD left for a faculty position at Shenyang Pharmaceutical University. (April 2015)
  • Sungjoon Cho, a PhD student, joined Jeong lab (Dec 2014).
  • Jin Kyung Lee, PhD took a scientist position at Green Cross Pharmaceuticals in Korea. (Feb 2014)


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