Contact, publication, and social network information about Harvard faculty and fellows. Harvard Catalyst Profiles
Last Name

profileYoungnam JIn, PH.D.

TitleResearch Fellow in Medicine (EXT)
InstitutionMassachusetts General Hospital
AddressMassachusetts General Hospital
4th Flr, CVRC
149 13th Street
Charlestown MA 02129
vCardDownload vCard (login for email)

Collapse Bibliographic 
Collapse selected publications
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.
List All   |   Timeline
  1. Nath AK, Ryu JH, Jin YN, Roberts LD, Dejam A, Gerszten RE, Peterson RT. PTPMT1 Inhibition Lowers Glucose through Succinate Dehydrogenase Phosphorylation. Cell Rep. 2015 Feb 04. PMID: 25660020.
    View in: PubMed
  2. Jo C, Gundemir S, Pritchard S, Jin YN, Rahman I, Johnson GV. Nrf2 reduces levels of phosphorylated tau protein by inducing autophagy adaptor protein NDP52. Nat Commun. 2014 Mar 25; 5:3496. PMID: 24667209; PMCID: PMC3990284.
  3. Quintanilla RA, Jin YN, von Bernhardi R, Johnson GV. Mitochondrial permeability transition pore induces mitochondria injury in Huntington disease. Mol Neurodegener. 2013 Dec 11; 8:45. PMID: 24330821; PMCID: PMC3878840.
  4. Jin YN, Yu YV, Gundemir S, Jo C, Cui M, Tieu K, Johnson GV. Impaired mitochondrial dynamics and Nrf2 signaling contribute to compromised responses to oxidative stress in striatal cells expressing full-length mutant huntingtin. PLoS One. 2013; 8(3):e57932. PMID: 23469253; PMCID: PMC3585875.
  5. Kokel D, Cheung CY, Mills R, Coutinho-Budd J, Huang L, Setola V, Sprague J, Jin S, Jin YN, Huang XP, Bruni G, Woolf CJ, Roth BL, Hamblin MR, Zylka MJ, Milan DJ, Peterson RT. Photochemical activation of TRPA1 channels in neurons and animals. Nat Chem Biol. 2013 Apr; 9(4):257-63. PMID: 23396078; PMCID: PMC3604056.
  6. Jin YN, Chen PC, Watson JA, Walters BJ, Phillips SE, Green K, Schmidt R, Wilson JA, Johnson GV, Roberson ED, Dobrunz LE, Wilson SM. Usp14 deficiency increases tau phosphorylation without altering tau degradation or causing tau-dependent deficits. PLoS One. 2012; 7(10):e47884. PMID: 23144711; PMCID: PMC3483306.
  7. Jin S, Sarkar KS, Jin YN, Liu Y, Kokel D, Van Ham TJ, Roberts LD, Gerszten RE, Macrae CA, Peterson RT. An in vivo zebrafish screen identifies organophosphate antidotes with diverse mechanisms of action. J Biomol Screen. 2013 Jan; 18(1):108-15. PMID: 22960781; PMCID: PMC4053346.
  8. Jin YN, Hwang WY, Jo C, Johnson GV. Metabolic state determines sensitivity to cellular stress in Huntington disease: normalization by activation of PPAR?. PLoS One. 2012; 7(1):e30406. PMID: 22276192; PMCID: PMC3262812.
  9. Dolan PJ, Jin YN, Hwang W, Johnson GV. Decreases in valosin-containing protein result in increased levels of tau phosphorylated at Ser262/356. FEBS Lett. 2011 Nov 04; 585(21):3424-9. PMID: 21983102; PMCID: PMC3209510.
  10. Quintanilla RA, Dolan PJ, Jin YN, Johnson GV. Truncated tau and Aß cooperatively impair mitochondria in primary neurons. Neurobiol Aging. 2012 Mar; 33(3):619.e25-35. PMID: 21450370; PMCID: PMC3140623.
  11. Jin YN, Johnson GV. The interrelationship between mitochondrial dysfunction and transcriptional dysregulation in Huntington disease. J Bioenerg Biomembr. 2010 Jun; 42(3):199-205. PMID: 20556492; PMCID: PMC2913874.
  12. Quintanilla RA, Jin YN, Fuenzalida K, Bronfman M, Johnson GV. Rosiglitazone treatment prevents mitochondrial dysfunction in mutant huntingtin-expressing cells: possible role of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma (PPARgamma) in the pathogenesis of Huntington disease. J Biol Chem. 2008 Sep 12; 283(37):25628-37. PMID: 18640979; PMCID: PMC2533094.
  13. Audette JF, Jin YS, Newcomer R, Stein L, Duncan G, Frontera WR. Tai Chi versus brisk walking in elderly women. Age Ageing. 2006 Jul; 35(4):388-93. PMID: 16624847.
    View in: PubMed
Local representatives can answer questions about the Profiles website or help with editing a profile or issues with profile data. For assistance with this profile: HMS/HSDM faculty should contact For faculty or fellow appointment updates and changes, please ask your appointing department to contact HMS. For fellow personal and demographic information, contact HMS Human Resources at For faculty personal and demographic information, contact HMS Office for Faculty Affairs at
JIn's Networks
Click the "See All" links for more information and interactive visualizations!
Concepts Expand Description
Co-Authors Expand Description
Similar People Expand Description
Same Department Expand Description