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Juhyun Kim, Ph.D.

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  • Instructor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Research Interests

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



  • Instructor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Departments / Divisions



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

Research & Publications

Technology Expertise Keywords

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

Selected Publications

Kim J, Hughes EG, Shetty AS, Arlotta P, Goff LA, Bergles DE, Brown SP. 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. Synaptic Organization of the Neuronal Circuits of the Claustrum. J Neurosci. 2016 Jan 20;36(3):773-84

Kim J, Matney CJ, Blankenship A, Hestrin S, Brown SP. Layer 6 corticothalamic neurons activate a cortical output layer, layer 5a. J Neurosci. 2014 Jul 16;34(29):9656-64.

Kim J, Park BH, Lee JH, Park SK, Kim JH. Cell type-specific alterations in the nucleus accumbens by repeated exposures to cocaine. Biol Psychiatry. 2011 Jun 1;69(11):1026-34.

Kim J, Jung SY, Lee YK, Park S, Choi JS, Lee CJ, Kim HS, Choi YB, Scheiffele P, Bailey CH, Kandel ER, Kim JH. Neuroligin-1 is required for normal expression of LTP and associative fear memory in the amygdala of adult animals. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Jul 1;105(26):9087-92.

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Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
600 N. Wolfe Street
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