Jun Yang, PhD

Languages

  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Neurobiology & Anatomy - Adjunct Associate Professor, Ophthalmology/Visual Sciences - 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.
  3. Sharif AS, Yu D, Loertscher S, Austin R, Nguyen K, Mathur PD, Clark AM, Zou J, Lobanova ES, Arshavsky VY, Yang J (2018). C8ORF37 is required for photoreceptor outer segment disc morphogenesis by maintaining outer segment membrane protein homeostasis. J Neurosci, 38(13), 3160-3176.

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.
  4. Tadenev A, Akturk A, Devanney N, Mathur PD, Clark A, Yang J, Tarchini B (2019). GPSM2-GNAI specify the tallest stereocilia and define row identity in the hair bundle [Abstract]. 42nd ARO MidWinter Meeting.
  5. Yu D, Zou J, Yang J (2018). Functional studies on USH2A and ADGRV1 in photoreceptors [Abstract]. XVIII International Symposium on Retinal Degeneration.
  6. Goldberg H, Asai Y, Pan B, Chien WW, Yang J, Holt JR, Geleoc GS (2018). AAV mediated gene therapy restores partial auditory sensitivity in mouse models of autosomal recessive non syndromic deafness DFNB31 and Usher syndrome type IID [Abstract]. International Symposium on Usher Syndrome Abstract Book.
  7. Mathur PD, Almishaal AA, Vijaykumar S, Jones TA, Jones SM, Yang J, Firpo MA, Park AH (2018). Murine congenital cytomegalovirus infection leads to vestibular dysfunction [Abstract]. 2018 Association for Research in Otolaryngology Abstract Book.

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