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Hanjoong Jo, Ph.D.

Wallace H. Coulter Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University
The Division of Cardiology, Emory University

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Primary Research:
Cardiovascular Mechanobiology and Nanomedicine

Find more information on the web: http://jolab.gatech.edu

Lab Motto: Going with the flow to stop cardiovascular disease

Lab Members:

Jessilyn Dunn – Graduate Student
Joan Fernandez – Graduate Student
Jack Heath – Postdoctoral Fellow
Inhwan Jang, Ph.D. – Postdoctoral Fellow
Dongwon Kang, M.S. – Laboratory Manager
Sunkum Kang – Laboratory Technician
Chanwoo Kim, Ph.D. – Postdoctoral Fellow
Sandeep Kumar, Ph.D. – Postdoctoral Fellow
Subin Park – Graduate Student
Rachel Simmons – Graduate Student
Sanjoli Sur – Graduate Student
Salim Thabet – Cardiology Postdoctoral Fellow

Recent Publications:

Son, D.J., Kumar, S., Takabe, W., Kim, C.W., Ni, C.W., Alberts-Grill, N., Jang, I.H., Kim, S., Kim, W., Won Kang, S., et al. 2013. The atypical mechanosensitive microRNA-712 derived from pre-ribosomal RNA induces endothelial inflammation and atherosclerosis. Nat Commun 4:3000.

Dunn, J., Qiu, H., Kim, S., Jjingo, D., Hoffman, R., Kim, C.W., Jang, I., Son, D.J., Kim, D., Pan, C., et al. 2014. Flow-dependent epigenetic DNA methylation regulates endothelial gene expression and atherosclerosis. J Clin Invest 124:3187-3199.

Tarbell, JM, Shi, Z-D, Dunn J, Jo, H. (2014). Fluid mechanics, Arterial disease, and gene expression. Annual Review Fluid Mech. 2014. 46:591–614.

Kim, CW, Kumar, S, Son, DJ, Jang, I, Griendling, KK, Jo, H. Prevention of abdominal aortic aneurysm by anti-miRNA-712 or anti-miR-205 in Angiotensin II infused mice. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. (2014) Jul;34(7):1412-21.

Collaborative Relationships:

Emory University Cardiology: Kathy Griendling, Robert Taylor, Arshed Quyyumi, Habib Samadi
Emory University Pulmonary: Dean Jones
Georgia Tech/Emory Dept.of Biomedical Engineering: Ajit Yoganathan, Robert Nerem, Gang Bao, Don Giddens, Younan Xia
Georgia Tech School of Biology: Yuhong Fan and King Jordan
Seoul National University: Chanseok Shin
University of California, Davis: Kathy Ferrara

Recent Presentations:

International Symposium 2014 – Regen Medicine and Drug Discovery, Sep. 2014, Jeonju, Korea
European Atherosclerosis Society June 2014, Madrid, Spain
9th Intl Symposium on Biomechanics, Vascular Biology and Cardiovascular Disease – April 2014, Montreal, Canada
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2014 Scientific Sessions- April 2014, Toronto, Canada
Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting- September 2013, Seattle, WA, USA