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Moonjung Jung, M.D., M.S.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
Female

Languages: English, Korean

Expertise

Anemias, Aplastic Anemia, Bone Marrow Failure, Leukopenia, Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS), Thrombocytopenias ...read more

Research Interests

Bone marrow failure; DNA repair disorders; Fanconi anemia; GATA2 deficiency; Aplastic anemia; Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS); Leukopenia; Anemia; Thrombocytopenia; Pancytopenia ...read more

Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Background

Dr. Moonjung Jung is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Jung graduated Summa Cum Laude from Ewha Womans University College of Medicine in Seoul, South Korea. She then completed the Internal Medicine residency training at Houston Methodist Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, Houston, TX and the Hematology and Medical Oncology fellowship training at National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD. In 2016, Dr. Jung joined the Rockefeller University as an Instructor in Clinical investigation. She received M.S. in Clinical Investigation from the Rockefeller University. In 2021, Dr. Jung joined the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine as faculty in the Division of Hematology.

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • MD; College of Medicine Ewha Womans University (2007)

Residencies

  • Internal Medicine; Houston Methodist Hospital (2012)

Fellowships

  • Hematology; National Institutes of Health (2015)
  • Bone Marrow Transplant; National Institutes of Health (2016)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2012)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Jung is a physician-scientist with special interests in the area of hematopoiesis, genome maintenance, and bone marrow failure (BMF) syndromes. The overarching goal of Dr. Jung’s research is to understand disease mechanisms of bone marrow failure and develop novel therapies in these areas.

Selected Publications

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Jung M*, Mehta PA*, Jiang CS, Rosti RO, Usleaman G, Correa da Rosa JM, et al. Comparison of the Clinical Phenotype and Haematological Course of Siblings with Fanconi Anemia. British Journal of Haematology, 2020 Aug 31. doi: 10.1111/bjh.17061. * These authors equally contributed.

Jung M*, Ramanagoudr-Bhojappa R*, van Twest S*, Rosti O, Murphy V, Tan Winne, et al. Association of clinical severity with FANCB variant type in Fanconi anemia. Blood, 2020 Apr 30;135(18):1588-1602. * These authors equally contributed.

Jung M, Cordes S, Zou J, Yu S, Guitart X, Hong S et al. GATA2 Deficiency and Human Hematopoietic Development Modelled Using Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. Blood Advances, 2018 Dec 11;2(23):3553-3565.

Schlums H*, Jung M*, Han H, Theorell J, Bigley V, Chiang SC et al. Adaptive NK cells can persist in patients with GATA2 mutation depleted of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells. Blood, 2017 Apr 6;129(14):19271939. * These authors equally contributed.

Jung M, Dunbar CE and Winkler T. Modeling Human Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes Using Pluripotent Stem Cells and Genome Engineering. Molecular Therapy, 2015 Dec 01;23(12):1832-42.

Contact for Research Inquiries

Jung Laboratory
720 Rutland Avenue
Ross Research Building Rm 1032
Baltimore, MD 21205 map

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Intern of the Year, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, 2010
  • Translational Research Training in Hematology (TRTH), American Society of Hematology/European Hematology Association, 2015
  • Scholar Award (Basic/Translational Research Fellow), American Society of Hematology, 2018
  • Career Pathway to Independence in Blood Science Award for Physician Scientists (K99/R00), National Heart Lung and Blood Institutes, 2020

Memberships

  • American Society of Hematology

    Member

  • American Association for Cancer Research

    Member

  • New York Academy of Science

    Member

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