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Byung "Jason" Yoon, MD, PhD

Jason grew up in South Korea and later moved to California. He completed his undergraduate studies at Johns Hopkins and remained at Hopkins for medical school. While in medical school, he decided to pursue a PhD at Cambridge University (Trinity College), UK, mentored by Christine Holt. He completed his PhD thesis on localized protein translation in developing axons in 2010, and then earned his MD degree in 2012. Outside neurosurgery, he plays the violin and enjoys traveling.


2012-present Neurosurgery residency, Stanford University
2005-2012 MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
2007-2010 PhD, Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Cambridge University (Trinity College)
2001-2005 BA, Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University 

Program Completion: 2019

Research interests: Neuroregeneration, stem cells 


2009 Rouse Ball Research Fund
2007 William Welch Award for Excellence in Pathology 
2007 Overseas Research Scholars Award 
2007 Gates Cambridge Scholarship, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
2006 Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Dean’s Research Fund
2005 David Olson Award for Excellence in Psychological and Brain Science 
2005 Korean Honor Scholarship, Korean Embassy in the US
2005 Korean American Society Award
2003 Phi Beta Kappa 
2002 Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award
2002 Woodrow Wilson Undergraduate Research Fellowship


Contact Info: Jason Yoon [byoon]

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