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Faculty - Young-Eun Cho

Young-Eun Cho
PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
482 CNB
319-467-1738
Education: 

Postdoc, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine and National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR, NIH)
PhD, Yonsei University College of Medicine
MS, Yonsei University College of Medicine
BSN< Yonsei University College of Nursing

Research Focus/Clinical Interests: 
  • Biomarker research related to obesity and its cardiovascular complications
  • Differentially regulated exosomal miRNAs and proteins related to weight gain and vascular dysfunction
  • Peripheral blood biomarker research using single cell RNA-sequencing

Dr. Cho is an Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing and is affiliated with the Obesity Research and Education Initiative. She was a research fellow in the Genomic and Clinical Biomarkers Unit of the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) in the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Cho’s research focus has been to develop and optimize various omics methods to investigate biomarkers and elucidate the underlying mechanisms related to symptoms, and currently is working on exosomal biomarker research related to weight gain, and peripheral blood biomarker research using single cell RNA sequencing.