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Juhyun Kim, Ph.D.

Juhyun Kim, Ph.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Research Interests

Cortical circuitry; Excitatory and inhibitory brain network; Neurodegenerative diseases; Psychiatric disorders more



  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Departments / Divisions



  • B.S.; Pohang University of Science and Technology (Korea) (2004)
  • Ph.D.; Pohang University of Science and Technology (Korea) (2011)

Research & Publications

Technology Expertise Keywords

Electrophysiology; Optogenetics-based synaptic mapping; Brain and spinal cord surgery

Selected Publications

Kim J#, Kim DW, Lee A, Mason M, Jouroukhin Y, Woo H, Yolken RH, Pletnikov MV. (2021) Homeostatic regulation of neuronal excitability by probiotics in male germ-free mice. J Neurosci Res. 2021 Dec 21. doi: 10.1002/jnr.24999 (#corresponding author)

Yoo S*, Kim J*, Lyu P*, Hoang TV, Ma A, Trinh V, Dai W, Jiang L, Leavey P, Won JK, Park SH, Qian J, Brown S., Blackshaw S. (2021) Control of neurogenic competence in mammalian hypothalamic tanycytes. Science Advances, 7(22):eabg3777 (*co-first author)

Frandolig JE*, Matney CJ*, Lee K*, Kim J*, Chevée M, Kim SJ, Bickert AA, Brown SP. (2019) The Synaptic Organization of Layer 6 Circuits Reveals Inhibition as a Major Output of a Neocortical Sublamina. Cell Rep. 2019 Sep 17;28(12):3131-3143.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2019.08.048. (*co-first author)

Kim J, Hughes EG, Shetty AS, Arlotta P, Goff LA, Bergles DE, Brown SP. (2017) Changes in the Excitability of Neocortical Neurons in a Mouse Model of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Are Not Specific to Corticospinal Neurons and Are Modulated by Advancing Disease. J Neurosci. 2017 Sep 13;37(37):9037-9053

Kim J, Matney CJ, Roth RH, Brown SP. (2016) Synaptic Organization of the Neuronal Circuits of the Claustrum. J Neurosci. 2016 Jan 20;36(3):773-84

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Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
600 N. Wolfe Street
CMSC 8-122
Baltimore, MD 21205 map

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