Yoon Yeo

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Professor, Industrial and Physical Pharmacy
M.S., Microbial Chemistry, Seoul National University
Ph.D., Pharmaceutics, Purdue University

Contact Info:

765 496 9608
Yeo Lab

Training Group(s):
Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Active Mentor - currently hosting PULSe students for laboratory rotations and recruiting PULSe students into the laboratory; serves on preliminary exam committees

Current Research Interests:

Nanoparticle surface engineering for target-specific drug delivery Anion-resistant non-viral gene vectors Modulation of tumor microenvironment for cancer immunotherapy Drug delivery systems for treatment of sepsis and infectious diseases

Selected Publications:

Taha, M., Creswell, C., Park, J., Lee, W., Ratliff, T., Yeo, Y. Sustained delivery of carfilzomib by tannic acid-based nanocapsules helps develop antitumor immunity. Nano Letters. (2019) 19: 8333-8341. PMID: 31657935

Meng, F., Wang, J., Ping, Q., Yeo, Y. Camouflaging Nanoparticle Surface for Coordinated Delivery of Therapeutic Combinations. Nano Letters. (2019) 19: 1479-1487. PMID: 30707035

Meng, F.; Wang, J.; Ping, Q.; Yeo, Y. Quantitative Assessment of Nanoparticle Biodistribution by Fluorescence Imaging, Revisited. ACS Nano. (2018) 12: 6458–6468. PMID: 29920064

Kwak, G., Kim, D., Nam, G.H., Wang, S.Y., Kim, I.S., Kim, S.H., Kwon, I.C., Yeo, Y. Programmed Cell Death Protein Ligand-1 (PD-L1) Silencing with Polyethylenimine-Dermatan Sulfate Complex for Dual Inhibition of Melanoma Growth. ACS Nano. (2017) 11: 10135–10146. PMID: 28985469

Abouelmagd, S., Hyun, H., and Yeo, Y. Extracellularly activatable nanocarriers for drug delivery to tumors. Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery. In press. Park, J., Brust, T., Lee, H.J., Lee, S.C., Watts, V., and Yeo, Y. Polydopamine-Based Simple and Versatile Surface Modification of Polymeric Nano Drug Carriers. ACS Nano. (2014) 8 (4): 3347–3356.

Feng, M., Ibrahim,B.M., Wilson, E.W., Doh, K.O., Bergman, B.K., Park, C., and Yeo, Y. Stabilization of a hyaluronate-associated gene delivery system using calcium ions. Biomaterials Science. (2014) 2: 936-942.

Hoare, T., Yeo, Y., Bellas, E., Bruggeman, J.P., Kohane, D.S., Prevention of peritoneal adhesions using hyaluronic acid-hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose rheological blends. Acta Biomaterialia. (2014) 10: 1187–1193.

Liu, K.C., Yeo, Y. Extracellular stability of nanoparticulate drug carriers. Archives of Pharmacal Research. (2014) 37 (1): 16-23. Park, Y. C., Jin, M., Kim, S. H, Kim, M.H., Namgung, U., Yeo, Y. Effects of inhalable microparticle of flower of Lonicera japonica in a mouse model of COPD. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. (2014) 151 (1): 123–130.

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