Byung Yoo


Instructor in Investigation
Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Mass General Research Institute
Instructor in Radiology
Harvard Medical School
PhD Case Western Reserve University 2007
arabinofuranosyluracil; contrast media; enzymes; hepatitis b e antigens; hepatitis b, chronic; heterocyclic compounds, 1-ring; lanthanoid series elements; magnetic resonance imaging; peptides; proteasome endopeptidase complex Dr. Byung Hee Yoo’s expertise lies in “theranostic cancer imaging.” His research has focused on quantitative visualization of biological/physiological events. Since reporting the first peptidyl MR contrast agents, he has developed a wide spectrum of additional imaging probes for the quantitation of proteomic/genomic biomarkers. His recent research has integrated RNA interference and nanomedicine for the inhibition of cancer progression by the regulation of oncogenic mRNA and miRNA in cancer cells. He is interested in the prevention of multi-drug resistance in chemotherapy and the monitoring of physiological parameters in a non-invasive manner.
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byoo@mgh.harvard.edu
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