Hyunyong Koh, MD, PhD
Boston Children's Hospital
Hyunyong Koh, MD, PhD is a post-doctoral trainee at the Epilepsy Genetics Program in the Department of Neurology in Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School since 2019, working on human genetics and translational neurobiology of children having rare genetic epilepsies and zebrafish models. He received his MD from CHA University School of Medicine and PhD from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in South Korea, studying the role of brain somatic mutation in BRAF and MTOR genes affecting neural circuits and behaviors in focal cortical dysplasia and ganglioglioma. His research interests are discovering epilepsy-causing genes by variable alterations including de novo mosaic and germline mutation, understanding molecular mechanisms and neuroscience of genetic epilepsies throughout the animal models, and developing novel therapies for unmet-medical needs in epilepsy patients.
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