Dr. Hyunjung Oh

Senior Post-Doctoral Fellow
November 2011 - Till Date
E: Hyunjung.Oh@camh.ca


Dr. Oh holds a B.Sc. Degree in Biology from the Yonsei University, South Korea and an M.Sc. Degree in Biology from the Yonsei University in South Korea. She completed her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Pittsburgh, USA.

Dr. Oh's current research work is on a project to investigate cell type-dependent molecular adaptations in cortical microcircuits in health and disease. She is also involved in a project developing small molecules targeting reduced neuronal plasticity in psychiatric illnesses and brain aging.

Selected Publciations

- Oh H, Piantadosi SC, Rocco BR, Lewis DA, Watkins S, Sibille E. The Role of Dendritic BDNF Transcripts on Altered Inhibitory Circuitry in Depression. Biological Psychiatry (in press)

-Rocco BR, Oh H, Shukla R, Mechawar N, Sibille E. Fluorescence-based cell-specific detection for laser-capture microdissection in human brain. Sci Rep. 2017 Oct 27;7(1):14213

-Oh H, Lewis DA, Sibille E. The Role of BDNF in Age-Dependent Changes of Excitatory and Inhibitory Synaptic Markers in Human Prefrontal Cortex. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2016 Dec;41(13):3080-3091.

-Tripp A*, Oh H*, Guilloux JP, Martinowich K, Lewis D, Sibille E. BDNF Signaling and Subgenual Anterior Cingulate Cortex Dysfunction in Major Depression. Am J Psychiatry. 2012 Nov;169(11):1194-202. (* indicates co-first author)