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Park, Eun-Jung

Eun Jung PARK, Ph.D.(full-time professor)
Faculty Appointment
Professor, Department of Cancer Biomedical Science, NCC-GCSP
Area of Expertise
Inflammation, Immunotherapy, Tumor immunomicroenvironment, Neuroimmunology
Work Experience
Chief, Cancer Immunology Branch (Immune and Cell Therapy Branch), National Cancer Center, Korea (2007-Present)
Chief, Immune and Cell Therapy Branch, National Cancer Center, Korea (2007-2012)
Visiting Scholar, Dept. of Biological Science, UCSD, USA (Sep. 2009 – Aug. 2010)
Director, GMP System Construction TF, National Cancer Center, Korea (Nov. 2007 – Aug. 2009)
Full-time Instructor, Ajou University School of Medicine, Korea(Sep. 2004 – Aug. 2006)
Educational Background
Ph. D. Molecular Biology, Seoul National University (1999)
MS Molecular Biology, Seoul National University (1993)
B.A. Biology, Ewha Womans University (1990)
Research Interests
Dr. Park’s primary research interests are in immune and inflammatory responses, especially pathological inflammatory responses and sterile inflammation. Her current research activities are mainly focused on the understanding of how inflammatory responses is set in motion and controlled, how we control the abnormal inflammation associated with diseases including cancer. Some latest research topics are tumor immunomicroenvironment and immunotherapy, TLRs in brain inflammation, oxidative stress and HIFs, and damage-associated endogenous molecules. She is now putting great emphasis on the crosstalk between cancer and immune cells and the interdependence of hypoxic stress and immune responses
International Collaboration