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Yong Jeong, MD, Ph.D

Associate Professor, KAIST
Department of Bio and Brain Engineering,
Graduate School of Medical Science and Engineering,
Master of Intellectual Property Program,
KI for BioCentury and IT convergence,
Optical BioImaging Center,
KAIST Pappalardo Clinic

Director, Laboratory for Cognitive Neuroscience and NeuroImaging 
Adjunct Professor, Department of Neurology, Sungkyunkwan University Samsung Medical Center 

- Office: Yangbunsoon (E16-1) 509
- E-mail : yong(at)kaist.ac.kr
yong(at)kaist.edu
- Tel: +82-(0)42-350-4324 
- Fax: +82-(0)42-350-4380 
- Curriculum Vitae: pdf

Research Field

  • Neurophysiology 
  • Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology 
  • Clinical Neurology (degenerative disease, vascular disease) 
  • Functional Neuroimaging 
  • Brain mapping and modeling 
  • Brain network 
  • Bioengineering (biosignals) 

Education

  • Ph.D (in Neurophysiology), Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 1997 
  • MASTER (MS), Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 1993 
  • MD, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea, 1991 

Professional Career

  • Adjunct professor, Department of Neurology, Sungkyunkwan University Samsung Medical Center, September 1, 2005 - current 
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Bio and Brain Engineering, September 1, 2005 - May 31, 2007 
  • Research and Clinical Fellowship, University of Florida, August 1, 2003 - August 31, 2005 
  • Research and Clinical Fellowship, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea, March 1, 2002 - July 31, 2003 
  • Neurology Residency, Severance Hospital, Yonsei Medical Center, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea, March 1, 1998 - February 28, 2002 
  • Internship, Severance Hospital, Yonsei Medical Center, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea, May 1, 1997 - February 28, 1998 
  • Researcher, National Institute of Toxicological Research, Korea Food and Drug Administration, April 28, 1994 - April 25, 1997 
  • Research and Teaching Assistant, Department of Physiology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea, March 1, 1991 - February 28, 1994 

Degree and Qualification

  • Board of Neurology (No. 780), granted by Ministry of Health and Welfare, Korea, 2002 
  • ECFMG Certification (No.0-469-234-9), 1998 
  • Ph.D, conferred by Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 1997 
  • MS, conferred by Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 1993 
  • MD (No. 43694), granted by Ministry of Health and Welfare, Korea, 1991 

Society Memberships

  • Society for Neuroscience, member 
  • Organization for Human Brain Mapping, member 
  • Institute of Complex Medical Engineering, councilor 
  • Korean Neurological Association, Former Academic Committee 
  • Korean Dementia Association, Academic Committee 
  • Korean Human Brain Mapping Society, Head of Planning Committee 
  • The Korean Society for Cognitive Science, Organization Committee 
  • Korean Society of Medical and Biological Engineering, Academic Committee 
  • The Korean Society for Brain and Neural Science, Member 
  • Korean Society for Clinical Neurophysiology, Former Academic Committee 

Academic Service

  • Journal of Alzheimer's disease, Associate Editor 
  • World Journal of Radiology, Editorial Board 
  • Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering, Editorial Board 
  • National Research Foundation of Korea, R&D Planner