Yoo-Hun Suh received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea, in 1973. He is a Council Member of APSN, a Council Member of the Federation of Asia Oceania Neuroscience Societies (FAONS), a Member of the Asia Pacific Regional Committee (APRC), IBRO, the Chair of Seoul Chapter of SfN, and a Member of the Board of Trustee of Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP). He is now a Professor of the Department Pharmacology, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, the Director of the National Creative Research Initiative Center for AD, a Council Member of the National Biotech Policy Council, the Director of the Neuroscience Research Institute, the Director of the Cognitive Science Research Institute, Seoul National University, the President of Korean Society of Mind, Brain and Education, and the President of the Korean Society for Neurodegenerative Disease. He has been working as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Pharmacological Sciences, an Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Neurochemistry, Journal of Neuroscience Research, Neurochemical Research, and Neuroscience Research and a Member of the International Scientific Advisory Board of AD&PD and International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (ICAD). His main research interest is molecular pathogenesis and potential drug development for AD and PD. He has published more than 200 peer-reviewed papers. Moreover, he won Korea's Most Distinguished Scientist Award (2009), SNU Excellent Research Award (2008), National Government Medal (2002), King Se Jong Prize (1997), and Korea Scientific Authorship Award (1997) and other prizes.
Biography Updated on 9 March 2012