Minho Moon

Minho Moon Minho Moon
Assistant Professor Department of Biochemistry, College of Medicine, Konyang University, Daejeon, 302-718, Korea
 
Biography
Dr. Moon received his B.Sc. in Biology from Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea. He obtained M.S. in Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Kyung Hee University School of Medicine and Ph.D. in Department of Pharmacology, Kyung Hee University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. In 2009, he joined the laboratory for Alzheimer’s disease research at Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, where he acted as Postdoctoral fellow and Research Assistant Professor. He was appointed as an Instructor in Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School in 2014. At present, he is an Assistant Professor, in the Department of Biochemistry, at the College of Medicine, Konyang University, Republic of Korea.
 
Research Interest
Elucidation of pathology or pathogenic mechanisms in human postmortem brain tissue and animal models of CNS disorders, Drug development or examination of therapeutic potential of natural compounds, small molecules, physical exercise, and endogenous proteins in animal models of CNS disorders, Development of strategies to repair the damaged brain through transplantation of stem cells, Examination of stem cells trafficking in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's brain, Elucidation of pathology and pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease in patients-derived induced pluripotent stem cells, Drug development for Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease treatment using patients-derived induced pluripotent stem cells, Development of strategies to repair the damaged brain through enhancement of adult neurogenesis, Examination of spontaneous or manipulated repair of noradrenergic, septohippocampal cholinergic, dopaminergic visual circuitry in animal models for neurological disorders using genetic tracing.
 

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