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Jee-Yeon Hwang, PhD

Assistant Professor

Pharmacology & Neuroscience

Jee-Yeon Hwang

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School of Medicine
Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Graduate School
Neuroscience
CRISS II - Criss 2

Jee-Yeon Hwang, PhD

Assistant Professor

Pharmacology & Neuroscience

Dr. Hwang’s laboratory focuses on the role of epigenetic regulation, microRNAs and protein regulation and degradation such as ubiquitination and autophagy in neurodegeneration and cognitive deficits.

Department

Pharmacology and Neuroscience

Position

Assistant Professor

Books

  • Stroke (7th Edition); Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management
    Chapter 5 - Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Ischemia-Induced Neuronal Death, https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-69424-7.00005-3, p. 57-73 2021

Articles

  • Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience
    Title: The Role of NF-B Triggered Inflammation in Cerebral Ischemia. PMID: 34040505 doi: 10.3389/fncel.2021.633610 2021
  • Current Opinion in Neurobiology
    Title: Autophagy and synaptic plasticity: epigenetic regulation. PMID: 31634675, doi: 10.1016/j.conb.2019.09.010
    Volume 59, p. Pages 207-212 2019
  • International Neurourology Journal
    Title: Gadd45b Acts as Neuroprotective Effector in Global Ischemia-Induced Neuronal Death. PMID: 30832463, doi: 10.5213/inj.1938040.020
    23 (Suppl1), p. S11-21 2019

Presentations

  • Oral presentation entitled 'Molecular Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration' at the Research Rounds and Seminars in the Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience. 2021
  • Oral presentation entitled 'PI3K/Akt pathway stabilizes the DNA methyltransferase (DNMT) proteins: Implication in Alzheimer's disease.' at the Omaha Area Ubiquitin and Aging Research Group Meeting. 2021
  • Poster presentation entitled "The Role of miR-34b/c in Global Ischemic Stroke" at the Internation Stroke Conference 2020 in Los Angeles, CA, USA. 2020
  • Oral presentation entitled 'CK1 regulates REST abundance by β-TrCP dependant ubiquitin/proteasomal degradation' at the Omaha Area Ubiquitin and Aging Research Group Meeting. 2019
  • Poster presentation entitled "miR-34b/c inhibition attenuates ischemia-induced death of hippocampal neurons and rescues aberrant synaptic plasticity and cognitive deficits" at the 10th IBRO World Congress of Neuroscience in Daegu, Korea. 2019
  • Invited talk entitled "Epigenetic regulation of microRNAs in global ischemic stroke" at the University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea.  2019
  • Oral presentation entitled "The role of microRNAs in global ischemic stroke" at the Research Rounds and Seminars in the Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience. 2019
  • Poster presentation entitled "Inhibition of miR-34b/c rescues hippocampal CA1 neurons and memory deficits in global ischemia" at the annual meeting of Society of Neuroscience in San Diego, CA, USA. 2018