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Hyunyoung (Young) Jeong, PharmD, PhD

Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Education
Departments of Pharmacy Practice and Biopharmaceutical Sciences

Mailing address:
833 S. Wood Street (MC 886), Room 164
Chicago, IL 60612

Office: 900 S. Ashland Ave, Room 3220
Laboratory: 900 S. Ashland Ave, Room 3218
Phone: 312-996-7820
Fax: 312-996-0379

E-mail: yjeong at uic edu [1], hyunyoung.jeong at gmail com [2]

Research Interests

  • Pharmacokinetics: Altered drug metabolism during pregnancy; Preclinical drug development
  • Molecular Pharmacology: Regulation of hepatic drug-metabolizing enzymes
  • Pharmacogenomics: Pharmacogenomics of drug-metabolizing enzymes
  • Toxicology: Role of gut microbiota in drug-induced toxicity


Miaoran received Chancellor's Graduate Research Award (January 2016)
Miaoran received Chancellor's Graduate Research Award (January 2016)
  • Sungjoon Cho won 2nd place in podia competition at the 48th Pharmaceutics Graduate Student Research Meeting (PGSRM), hosted by the University of Michigan. Congratulations! (June 2017)
  • Young was appointed as the Director of Graduate Education at the College of Pharmacy (Oct 2016)
  • Miaoran Ning received AAPS Graduate Student Fellowship. Congratulations! [3](May 2016)
  • Miaoran Ning received UIC Chancellor's Graduate Research Award. Congratulations! (January 2016)
  • Young received Chicago Biomedical Consortium Catalyst Award to study roles of gut microbiota in drug toxicity and efficacy. This will be a collaborative work with Dr. Eugene Chang at University of Chicago [4]. (December 2015)

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Personnel News

  • Miaoran successfully defended her PhD thesis. She will work at Abbvie as a scientist after graduation (May 2017).
  • Ashutosh Tripathi and Yukuang Guo joined Jeong lab (June 2016)
  • Kyoung-jae Won, PhD joined Jeong lab as a postdoc. He is a recent graduate from the University of Science and Technology in South Korea (April 2016)
  • Kun Zhou, PhD joined Jeong lab as a postdoc. She is a graduate from Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Jan 2016).
  • Xian Pan successfully defended her PhD thesis. Congratulations!! (June 2015).
  • Becca Kent, a PhD student, joined Jeong lab (April 2015).
  • Di Hu, PhD left for a faculty position at Shenyang Pharmaceutical University (April 2015).
  • Jin Kyung Lee, PhD took a scientist position at Green Cross Pharmaceuticals in Korea (Feb 2014).
  • Sungjoon Cho, a PhD student, joined Jeong lab (Dec 2014).

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