Eunyoung Choi, Ph.D

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery

2213 Garland Ave
10435F MRB4
Nashville
Tennessee
37232
Phone
(615) 322-0775

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Reproductive biology, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Korea, 2009
  • M.S. in Reproductive biology, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Korea, 2005
  • B.S. in Biotechnology, Seoul Women’s University, Korea, 2003

Research

  • Defining the risk factors for gastric cancer development.
  • Understanding the progression and evolution of dysplastic stage to cancer as a key transition state in gastric carcinogenesis, using novel in vitro organoid models and in vivo mouse models.
  • Defining tumorigenic potential of heterogenous dysplastic cell lineages, including dysplastic stem cells, as gastric cancer precursor cells.

See Dr. Choi's publications on PubMed