Justin Y. Jeon

Yonsei University, Republic of Korea


Justin Jeon has obtained his M.S. degree and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, where he extensively studied the effect of exercise on diabetes in people with spinal cord injury at molecular, biochemical, and physiological levels. After his Ph.D. degree, he joined the Joslin Diabetes Center and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, for his postdoctoral fellowship training. After the completion of his postdoctoral fellowship training, he started working at the Department of Sport and Leisure Studies, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea. He is now an Associate Professor at the Department of Sport and Leisure Studies, Yonsei University, Korea. Dr. Jeon has either led or been integrally involved with 9 completed trails investigating the effects of exercise on various diseases among people with and without disabilities (spinal cord injured, children with epilepsy, obese children, obese adolescents, obese adults, and type 2 diabetic and cancer patients), and currently, he is the principal investigator or coinvestigator of two ongoing trials investigating the role of exercise in cancer population including patients with colorectal cancer patients.

Biography Updated on 31 March 2013

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