Seung-Heon Hong was born in Daegu, Korea, in 1963. He got a Ph.D. degree in herbal drug pharmacology from Wonkwang University, Iksan, Korea. He worked for Pohang Accelerator Laboratory, POSTECH, Korea, as an Advanced Researcher from 1991 to 1996. Presently, Hong works as a Professor at the Department of Oriental Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, Wonkwang University, Iksan, Korea. Since 2005, Hong has been an Editor of Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine and a Chairman of The Korean Society of Oriental Pharmacy since 2007. His research interest is to investigate pharmacological effect of oriental herbal medicine on immunomodulation, antiallergy, anti-inflammation, and antiobesity.
Biography Updated on 9 March 2015