Jun Yang, PhD

Languages

  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Neurobiology & Anatomy - Adjunct Associate Professor, Ophthalmology/Visual Sciences - Associate Professor, Surgery - Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • Divisions: Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Email: Jun.Yang@hsc.utah.edu

Education History

Type School Degree
Research Fellow Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Study of Retinal Degenerations
Research Fellow
Doctoral Training University of Massachusetts
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Ph.D.
Undergraduate Nankai University
Biomedical Sciences
B.S.

Global Impact

Education History

Type School Degree Country
Undergraduate Nankai University
Biomedical Sciences
B.S. China

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Tadenev ALD, Akturk A, Devanney N, Mathur PD, Clark AM, Yang J, Tarchini B (2019). GPSM2-GNAI specify the tallest stereocilia and define hair bundle row identity. Curr Biol, 29, 921-934.
  2. Zou J, Li R, Wang Z, Yang J (In press). Studies of the periciliary membrane complex in the Syrian hamster photoreceptor. Adv Exp Med Biol.

Review

  1. Mathur PD, Yang J (2019). Usher syndrome and non-syndromic deafness: functions of different whirlin isoforms in the cohclea, vestibular organs, and retina. [Review]. Hear Res, 375, 14-24.

Abstract

  1. Goldberg H, Asai Y, Pan B, Isgrig K, Yang J, Chien WW, Geleoc G (2019). AAV-mediated whirlin gene therapy for the treatment of DFNB31 and USH2D [Abstract].
  2. Goldberg H, Asai Y, Pan B, Isgrig K, Yang J, Chien WW, Geleoc GS (2019). AAV mediatedd gene therapy restores partial auditory sensitivity in mouse models of autosomal recessive non-syndromic deafness DFNB31 and Usher syndrome type IID [Abstract]. 42nd ARO MidWinter Meeting.
  3. Almishaal A, Mathur PD, Franklin L, Martinovic AM, Sivas KS, Jennings S, Yang J, Firpo M, Park A (2019). Synaptopathy may precede hearing loss in mice and humans post congenital cytomegalovirus infection [Abstract]. 42nd ARO MidWinter Meeting.

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