김정훈 / KIM, Jeong-Hoon
부교수

Department / Institute / Center :
Dept. of Physiology
생리학교실

Contact Information

Phone +82-2-2228-1704 Email jkim1@yuhs.ac Website

Educational Background

Undergraduate Education B.S., Seoul National University, Dept. of Molecular Biology, 1985 , M.S., Seoul National University, Dept. of Molecular Biology, 1987
Final Degree (University, Major) Ph..D., University of Chicago, Committee on Biopsychology, 1997
Overseas Training (Institute, Supervisor) UCLA, Dept. of Neurology, 1998-1999
Duke University, Dept. of Psychiatry, 1999-2000
University of Chicago, Dept. of Psychiatry, 2000-2002

Professional Societies and current positions

Society for Neuroscience, Regular Member, 1995-present
Asia-Pacific Society for Alcohol and Addiction Research, Regular Member, 2009-present
한국뇌신경과학회, 대의원, 2010-현재
대한생리학회, 정회원, 2002-현재
한국약물남용학회, 총무이사, 2008-현재

Research Area(s)

Basic research
Research Field Brain Rewarding System
Biopsychology of Motivation, Learning and Memory
Drug Addiction and Mental Disease
Diseases Drug Addiction, Schizophrenia, Depression
Possible Collaboration Any research related with topics described above.

Research Methods

Behavioral experiment (locomotor activity, conditioning, etc)
Stereotaxic brain surgery, in vivo microinjection
lentivirus or adenoviral gene transfer
Western blot, immunohistochemistry, Confocal microscopy

Lab.

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Location of Office 의과대학 신관 401호
Location of Lab. 의과대학 신관 401호
Contact person Name: 김화영 (post-doc) / Tel: 2228-1728 / E-mail: maru0222@yuhs.ac

Major Published Articles and Books

1) Cocaine regulates ezrin-radixin-moesin proteins and RhoA signaling in the nucleus accumbens. Kim et al., (2009) Neuroscience 163:501-505.
2) Blockade of group II, but not group I, mGluRs in the rat NAcc inhibits the expression of conditioned hyperactivity in an amphetamine-associated environment. Kim et al., (2008) Behav. Brain Res. 191:62-66.
3) Microinjection of CART peptide 55-102 into the nucleus accumbens blocks the expression of behavioral sensitization and ERK phosphorylation by cocaine. Yoon et al., (2007) Neuropharmacology 53:344-351.
4) Activation of group II mGlu receptors blocks the enhanced drug taking induced by previous exposure to amphetamine. Kim et al., (2005) Eur. J. Neurosci. 21:295-300.
5) Previous Exposure to Amphetamine Enhances the Subsequent Locomotor Response to a D1 Dopamine Receptor Agonist When Glutamate Reuptake is Inhibited. Kim et al., (2001) J. Neurosci. 21 RC 133:1-6.