Min-Ho Nam, KMD, PhD


Min-Ho Nam, KMD, PhD
Principal Investigator

Senior Research Scientist at Brain Science Institute, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) // Adjunct professor at Department of KHU-KIST Convergence Science and Technology, Kyung Hee University

Education

2004                       Korean Minjok Leadership Academy

2011 MD(DKM)    College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University

2013 MS               College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University

            Thesis: Investigation of the primo vascular system underneath the superior sagittal sinus in the brain

2017 PhD              College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University

            Thesis: Parkinsonism through astrocytic GABA and the therapeutic potential of acupuncture


Academic experiences

Adjunct professor, 2021.03 – present: Department of KHU-KIST Convergence Science and Technology, Kyung Hee University 

Senior Research Scientist / Research Scientist , 2018.09 – present: Center for Neuroscience, Brain Science Institute, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST)

Post-doc, 2017.03 – 2018.08: Center for Glia-neuron interaction (Dr. C. Justin Lee’s lab), Brain Science Institute, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST)

Visiting graduate student, 2013.03 – 2017.02: Center for Neuroscience (Dr. C. Justin Lee’s lab), Brain Science Institute, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST)

Visiting graduate student, 2011.03 – 2013.02: Nano Primo Research Center (Dr. Kwang-Sup Soh’s lab), Advanced Institute of Convergence Technology, Seoul National University

Research assistant, 2011.03 - 2012.03: Department of Pathology, College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University


Awards

Korea Talent Medal awarded by the President of Korea (2010)

Youth Heojun Award, Kyung Hee University (2010)

Dean's honored graduate, Kyung Hee University (2011)

Korea Junior Research Fellowship awarded by the Minister of Education, Science, and Technology  (2012 - 2015)

1st prize of oral presentation at annual workshop of Brain Science Institute, KIST (2014)

2nd prize of oral presentation at KIST Junior R&D Expo (2016)

Poster awards at Glia Meeting Korea (2015, 2017)

Poster awards at Korea Society of Brain and Neural Science (2015, 2017)

Poster award at Korea Society of Neurodegenerative Disease (2018)

Travel Award at the annual meeting of Japan Neuroscience Society (2021)