Kyounghwa (Julia) Jung, Ph.D.

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Julia's research focuses on liver regeneration, particularly the role of Zeb2 in liver progenitor cell-mediated liver regeneration.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D. from Kyunghee University, Seoul, Korea, 2017
  • M.S. from Kyunghee University, Seoul, Korea, 2014
  • B.A. from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai, China, 2010

Representative Publications

1. Jung KH, Lee K.S, Kim Y.E, Park S, Hong M.C, Shin M.K, Bae H (2013) Lonicerae Flos Inhibits Cigarette-induced Lung Inflammatory Responses in Animal Model of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. J Korean Med, 34(2):10-19.

2. Jung KH, Haam K.K, Park S, Kim Y, Lee S.R, Lee G, Kim M, Hong M, Shin M, Jung S. and Bae H. (2013). The standardized herbal formula, PM014, ameliorated cigarette smoke-induced lung inflammation in a murine model of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. BMC Complement Altern Med, 5;13:219.

3. Bae H, Kim Y, Lee E, Park S, Jung KH, Gu M.J, Hong S.P and Kim J. (2013). Vitex rotundifolia L. prevented airway eosinophilic inflammation and airway remodeling in an ovalbumin-induced asthma mouse model. Int Immunol, 25(3):197-205.

4. Jung KH, Hei-Lim Choi, Park S, Lee G, Miran Kim, Joon-Ki Min, Byung-Il Min, Bae H (2014). The effects of the standardized herbal formula PM014 on pulmonary inflammation and airway responsiveness in a murine model of cockroach allergen-induced asthma. J Ethnopharmacol, 8;155(1):113-22

5. Park S, Park M.S, Jung KH, Song J, Kim Y.A, Cho H.J, Min B.I. and Bae H. (2014). Treatment with pyranopyran-1, 8- dione attenuates airway responses in cockroach allergen sensitized asthma in mice. PLoS One, 29;9(1):e87558

6. Park, S., Sohn, S.H., Jung KH., Lee, K.Y., Yeom, Y.R., Kim, G.E., Jung, S., Jung, H., and Bae, H. (2014). The effects of maekmoondong-tang on cockroach extract-induced allergic asthma. Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine, 2014:958965.

7. Lee H, Jung KH, Park S, Kil YS, Chung EY, Jang YP, et al. Inhibitory effects of Stemona tuberosa on lung inflammation in a subacute cigarette smoke-induced mouse model. Bmc Complem Altern M. 2014;14.

8. Lee, H., Jung KH., Lee, H., Park, S., Choi, W., and Bae, H. (2015). Casticin, an active compound isolated from Vitex Fructus, ameliorates the cigarette smoke-induced acute lung inflammatory response in a murine model. International immunopharmacology, 28(2):1097-101.

9. Sohn, S.H., Lee, J.M., Park, S., Yoo, H., Kang, J.W., Shin, D., Jung, KH., Lee, Y.S., Cho, J., and Bae, H. (2015). The inflammasome accelerates radiation-induced lung inflammation and fibrosis in mice. Environmental toxicology and pharmacology 39, 917-926.

10. Park S, Baek H, Jung KH, Lee G, Lee H, Kang G.H, and Lee G, Bae H. (2015). Bee venom phospholipase A2 suppresses allergic airway inflammation in an ovalbumin-induced asthma model through the induction of regulatory T cells. Immunity, Inflammation and Disease, 9;3(4):386-97.

11. Shin D, Lee G, Sohn S.H, Park S, Jung KH, Lee J.M, Yang J, Cho J and Bae H. (2016). Regulatory T Cells Contribute to the Inhibition of Radiation-Induced Acute Lung Inflammation via Bee Venom Phospholipase A2 in Mice. Toxins, 30;8(5). pii: E131

12. Jung KH., Beak, H., Park, S., Shin, D., Jung, J., Park, S., Kim, J., Bae, H., (2016). The therapeutic effects of tuberostemonine against cigarette smoke-induced acute lung inflammation in mice. European journal of pharmacology, 5;774:80-6.

13. Jung KH., Kil, Y.S., Jung, J., Park, S., Shin, D., Lee, K., Seo, E.K., Bae, H., (2016). Tuberostemonine N, an active compound isolated from Stemona tuberosa, suppresses cigarette smoke-induced sub-acute lung inflammation in mice. Phytomedicine, 15;23(1):79-86.

14. Jung KH, Baek H, Shin D, Lee G, Park S, Lee S, et al. Protective Effects of Intratracheally-Administered Bee Venom Phospholipase A2 on Ovalbumin-Induced Allergic Asthma in Mice. Toxins. 2016;8(10).

15. Park S, Chung HS, Shin D, Jung KH, Lee H, Moon J, et al. Adenovirus-mediated Foxp3 expression in lung epithelial cells reduces airway inflammation in ovalbumin and cockroach-induced asthma model. Exp Mol Med. 2016;48.

16. Shin D, Lee G, Lee S, Park S, Jung KH, Lee JH, et al. Adenovirus-mediated Foxp3 expression in lung epithelial cells ameliorates acute radiation-induced pneumonitis in mice. Gene Ther. 2017;24(2):104-12.

17. Lee G, Jung KH, Ji ES, Bae H. Pyranopyran-1,8-dione, an Active Compound from Vitices Fructus, Attenuates Cigarette-Smoke Induced Lung Inflammation in Mice. Int J Mol Sci. 2017;18(7).

18. Jung KH, Baek H, Kang M, Kim N, Lee SY, Bae H. Bee Venom Phospholipase A2 Ameliorates House Dust Mite Extract Induced Atopic Dermatitis Like Skin Lesions in Mice. Toxins. 2017;9(2).

19. Lee G, Jung KH, Shin D, Lee C, Kim W, Lee S, et al. Cigarette Smoking Triggers Colitis by IFN-gamma(+) CD4(+) T Cells. Front Immunol. 2017;8

Research Interests

1. The effect of FXR activation on liver progenitor cell-mediated liver regeneration

2. The role of Zeb2 transcription factor in biliary-driven liver regeneration