남민호, Min-Ho, Nam

Senior Researcher

OFFICE

L7223, +82-2-958-6970

LAB

L7223, +82-2-958-6421

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Pathology, College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University (2017)

M.S. Pathology, College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University (2013)

M.D.(DKM), B.S. Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University (2011)

RESEARCH CAREER & ACTIVITIES
  • Post-doc, 2017.03 – 2018.08: Center for Glia-Neuron Interaction (Dr. C. Justin Lee’s lab), Brain Science Insitute, KIST
  • Visiting graduate student, 2013.03 – 2017.02: Center for Neuroscience (Dr. C. Justin Lee’s lab), Brain Science Insitute, KIST
  • Visiting graduate student, 2011.03 – 2013.02: Nano Primo Research Center (Dr. Kwang-Sup Soh’s lab), Advanced Institute of Convergence Technology, SNU
  • Awards: Youth Heojun Award (2010), Korea Presidential Youth Talent Award (2010), Korea Junior Research Fellowship (2012 – 2015)
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Pathological role of astrocytes in various brain disorders (i.e., Parkinson’s disease, stroke, and addiction)
  • Cellular and molecular mechanism of acupuncture therapy for neurological disorders
HIGHLIGHT
  • Nam MH*Won W*, Han KS, Lee CJ#, Signaling mechanisms of μ-opioid receptor (MOR) in the hippocampus: disinhibition versus astrocytic glutamate regulation, Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 2020.
  • Nam MH*, Cho J*, Kwon DH, Park JY, Woo J, Lee J, Lee S, Ko HY, Won W, Kim RG, Song H, Oh SJ, Choi JW, Park KD, Park EK, Jung H, Kim HS, Lee MC, Yun M, Lee CJ#, Kim HI#, Excessive astrocytic GABA causes cortical hypometabolism and impedes functional recovery following subcortical stroke, Cell Reports, 2020, 32, 107861.
  • Heo JY*, Nam MH*, Yoon HH, Kim J, Hwang YJ, Won W, Woo DH, Lee JA, Park HJ, Jo S, Lee MJ, Kim S, Shim JE, Jang DP, Kim KI, Huh SH, Jeong JY, Kowall NW, Lee J, Im H, Park JH, Jang BK, Park KD, Lee HJ, Shin H, Cho IJ, Hwang EM, Kim Y, Kim HY, Oh SJ, Lee SE, Paek SH, Yoon JH, Jin BK, Kweon GR, Shim I, Hwang O, Ryu H#, Jeon SR#, Lee CJ#, Aberrant tonic inhibition of dopaminergic neuronal activity causes motor symptoms in animal models of Parkinson’s disease, Current Biology, 2020;30(2):276-291.
  • Nam MH*, Han KS*, Lee J*, Won WJ, Koh W, Bae JY, Woo J, Kim J, Kwong E, Choi TY, Chun H, Kim SB, Park KD, Choi SY, Bae YC#, Lee CJ#, Activation of astrocytic mu-opioid receptor causes conditioned place preference, Cell reports, 2019;28(5):1154-1166
  • Nam MH, Ahn KS, Choi SH#. Acupuncture stimulation induces neurogenesis in adult brain, International Review of Neurobiology, 2013;111:67-90.