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Hanjoong Jo Hanjoong Jo, Ph.D.
Associate Chair for Emory Affairs
Professor
John and Jan Portman Professor in Biomedical Engineering

School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA 30322

Phone: 404-712-9654
Fax: 404-727-3330
Location: EU: HSRB - E 170
E-Mail: hanjoong.jo@bme.gatech.edu
URL: http://www.bme.gatech.edu/groups/jo

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Areas of Research

  • Cardiovascular Mechanobiology and Nanomedicine
  • Flow regulation of atherosclerosis and aortic valve disease
  • Mechano-sensitve genes, microRNAs and epigenetic regulation in endothelial function
  • RNA-based nanomedicine targeting microRNAs and siRNAs

Educational Background

  • Postdoctoral fellow at Washington University, St. Louis and University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1999-2003
  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1989
  • B.A., Korea University, 1984

Selected Awards

  • 2014, Best Presenter Award, 2014 European Atherosclerosis Society Annual Meeting, Spain
  • 2013, Emory 1% Award
  • 2014, Elected Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Society
  • 2013, Elected Fellow, American Physiological Society
  • 2011, Elected Fellow, American Heart Association
  • 2013-Present, John and Jan Portman Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Emory University
  • 2007-2013 Ada Lee and Pete Correll Professorship in Biomedical Engineering, Emory University
  • 2008, Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, Editorial Board Member
  • 2013-present, Cardiovascular Engineering, Technology, Associate Editor
  • 2007-2013, Cell and Molecular Bioengineering Journal, Associate Editor
  • 2012-present, Frontiers in Physiology, Vascular Biology, Guest Associate Editor
  • 2013-present, Physiology Journal. Associate Editor
  • 2007, Outstanding Basic Science Research Award, Emory Medicine
  • 1989 - 1991, The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 1983 - 1984, Lee, Myung-Hun Memorial Scholarship, Korea University
  • 1983, Presidential Award to the Most Outstanding Student, Korea University

Selected Research Publications

  • Dunn J, Haiwei Q, Kim S, Jjingo D, Hoffman R, Kim CW, Jang I, Kim D, Pan C, Fan Y, Jordan K, and Jo H. Flow alters genome-wide methylation, regulating endothelial gene expression and atherosclerosis. J Clin Invest. 2014 124(7):3187-99.
  • Tarbell, J.M., Shi, Z-D, Dunn J., Jo, H. Fluid mechanics, Arterial disease, and gene expression. Annu. Rev. Fluid Mech. 2014. 46:591–614.
  • Son, DJ*, Kumar S*, Takabe W, Kim CW, Ni, C-W, Alberts-Grill N, Jang I-H, Kim S, Kim W, Kang, SW, Baker AH, Seo JW, Ferrara KW, Jo H. Atypical mechanosensitive microRNA-712 derived from pre-ribosomal RNA induces endothelial inflammation and atherosclerosis. Nature Comm. 2013 4: 3000: doi:10.1038/ncomms4000.
  • Chang K, Weiss D, Suo J, Vega JD, Giddens D, Taylor WR, and Jo H. Bone morphogenic protein (BMP) antagonists are co-expressed with BMP4 in endothelial cells exposed to unstable flow in vitro, in mouse aortas and in human coronary arteries- Role of BMP antagonists in inflammation and atherosclerosis. Circulation, 116: 1258-1266, 2007.
  • Miriyala S, Nieto MCG, Harrison DG, Dikalov S, and Jo H. Bone morphogenic protein 4 induces hypertension by a mechanism involving endothelial dysfunction mediated by NADPH oxidases in C57BL/6 and ApoE-deficient mice. Circulation, 113:2818-2825, 2006.
  • Sorescu GP, Song, Tressel SL, Hwang J, Dikalov S, Smith DA, Boyd NL, Platt MO, Lassègue B, Griendling KK, and Jo H. Bone morphogenic protein 4 produced in endothelial cells by oscillatory shear stress induces monocyte adhesion by stimulating reactive oxygen species production from a nox1-based NADPH oxidase. Circ Res, 95:773-9, 2004.


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