Min-Ho Nam, KMD, PhD


Min-Ho Nam, KMD, PhD
Principal Investigator

Senior Research Scientist at Center for Neuroscience, Brain Science Institute, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST)

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

Research Scientist / Senior 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 Presidential Youth Talent Award (2010)

Youth Heojun Award (2010)

Dean's honored graduate (2011)

Korea Junior Research Fellowship (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), Korea Society of Brain and Neural Science (2015, 2017), and Korea Society of Neurodegenerative Disease (2018)