Myung Jong Kim

  • 2540 Citations

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Research Interests

Synaptic function, vesicle trafficking, genetic forms of Parkinson’s disease, lysosomal disorders

Training Experience

2009Fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Pohang University of Science and Technology

… → 1998

Research interests

  • Neuroscience
  • Parkinson’s Disease

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  • Research Output

    • 2540 Citations
    • 33 Article
    • 3 Comment/debate
    • 2 Review article

    Acid ceramidase inhibition ameliorates α-synuclein accumulation upon loss of GBA1 function

    Kim, M. J., Jeon, S., Burbulla, L. F. & Krainc, D., Jun 1 2018, In : Human molecular genetics. 27, 11, p. 1972-1988 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 18 Scopus citations

    Functional analysis of rare variants found in schizophrenia implicates a critical role for GIT1-PAK3 signaling in neuroplasticity

    Kim, M. J., Biag, J., Fass, D. M., Lewis, M. C., Zhang, Q., Fleishman, M., Gangwar, S. P., Machius, M., Fromer, M., Purcell, S. M., McCarroll, S. A., Rudenko, G., Premont, R. T., Scolnick, E. M. & Haggarty, S. J., Mar 1 2017, In : Molecular Psychiatry. 22, 3, p. 417-429 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 14 Scopus citations
  • 20 Scopus citations

    Identification of TMEM230 mutations in familial Parkinson's disease

    Deng, H. X., Shi, Y., Yang, Y., Ahmeti, K. B., Miller, N., Huang, C., Cheng, L., Zhai, H., Deng, S., Nuytemans, K., Corbett, N. J., Kim, M. J., Deng, H., Tang, B., Yang, Z., Xu, Y., Chan, P., Huang, B., Gao, X. P., Song, Z. & 14 others, Liu, Z., Fecto, F., Siddique, N., Foroud, T., Jankovic, J., Ghetti, B., Nicholson, D. A., Krainc, D., Melen, O., Vance, J. M., Pericak-Vance, M. A., Ma, Y. C., Rajput, A. H. & Siddique, T., Jul 1 2016, In : Nature Genetics. 48, 7, p. 733-739 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 90 Scopus citations

    Phosphorylation of threonine-19 of PSD-95 by GSK-3ß is required for PSD-95 mobilization and long-term depression.

    *Nelson, CD., *Kim, MJ., Hsin, H., Sheng, M. & author), E. C., Jul 17 2013, In : The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 33, 29, p. 12122-12135 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle