Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy Personnel - Yoon Yeo
Specialization: Controlled drug delivery, bio-nanotechnology, tissue engineering, and therapeutic particle engineering, and inhalation drug delivery
EducationPost-doctoral Associate, Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 2004-2006
PhD, Pharmaceutics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 1999-2003
Research Scientist, Sam Yang Co., Korea, 1995-1999
MS, Microbial Chemistry, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 1993-1995
BS, Pharmacy, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 1989-1993
Research: Controlled drug delivery, bio-nanotechnology, tissue engineering, and therapeutic particle engineering, and inhalation drug delivery
Dr. Yeo's research focuses on developing new drug delivery systems and biomaterials enabling safe, efficient, and clinically viable delivery of drugs, genes and/or cells in a target-specific manner. In particular, Dr. Yeo is interested in developing drug formulations that will enhance site-specific drug distribution for therapy of tumors or chronic pulmonary diseases.
Lab Members:Marwa G. M. Elnagger (Visiting Scholar with Dr. Yoon Yeo)
Hyesun Hyun (Post-Doctoral Research Assistant with Dr. Yoon Yeo)
Jaewon Lee (ChemE Graduate Student with Dr. Yoon Yeo)
Fanfei Meng (Visiting Scholar with Dr. Yoon Yeo)
Liang Pang (Visiting Scholar with Yoon Yeo)
Jinho Park (Visiting Scholar with Dr. Yoon Yeo)
Joonyoung Park (Graduate Student)
Yihua Pei (Graduate Student)
Maie Shaaban Taha (Graduate Student)
Hassan A. Tamam (Visiting Scholar with Dr. Yoon Yeo)
Jianping Wang (Visiting Scholar with Dr. Yoon Yeo)
Jun Xu (PULSE Graduate Student with Dr. Yoon Yeo)
Simseok Andrew Yuk (Graduate Student)
Fudan Zheng (PULSe Graduate Student with Dr. Tonglei Li)
Honors and Credentials
Yang, W.K., Lee, C.H., Kim, M.H., Kim, S.H., Choi, H.Y., Yeo, Y., and Park, Y.C. Effects of inhalable microparticles of Seonpyejeongcheon-Tang in an asthma mouse model. Journal of Pharmacopuncture. (2016) 19(4): 303-311.
Abouelmagd, S., Meng, F., Kim, B.K., Hyun, H., and Yeo*, Y. Tannic acid-mediated surface functionalization of polymeric nanoparticles. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering. (2016) 2(12): 2294–2303.
Cho, E.J., Doh, K.O., Park, J., Hyun, H., Wilson, E.M., Snyder, P.W., Tsifansky, M.D., Yeo*, Y. Zwitterionic chitosan for the systemic treatment of sepsis. Scientific Reports. (2016) 6, 29739; doi: 10.1038/srep29739
Park, J., Kadasala, N.R., Abouelmagd, S.A., Castanares, M.A., Collins, D.S., Wei, A., Yeo*, Y., Polymer-iron oxide composite nanoparticles for EPR-independent drug delivery. Biomaterials. (2016) 101: 285-295.
Sun, B., Taha, M.S., Ramsey, B., Torregrosa-Allen, S., Elzey, B.D., and Yeo*, Y. Intraperitoneal chemotherapy of ovarian cancer by hydrogel depot of paclitaxel nanocrystals. Journal of Controlled Release. (2016) 235: 91–98. Comment: Featured in cover story of the issue.
Park, J., Park, J., Pei, Y., Xu, J., Yeo*, Y. Pharmacokinetics and biodistribution of recently-developed siRNA nanomedicines. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews. (2016) 104: 93–109.
Pei, Y., Yeo*, Y. Drug delivery to macrophages: challenges and opportunities. Journal of Controlled Release. (2016) 240: 202-211.
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