Yoon Yeo

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Associate Professor, Industrial and Physical Pharmacy
M.S., Microbial Chemistry, Seoul National University, 1995
Ph.D., Pharmaceutics, Purdue University, 2003

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Training Group(s):
Chemical Biology

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

Current Research Interests:

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

Selected Publications:

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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