Jeung-Ki Yoo, Ph.D.

Dr. Jeung-Ki Yoo: Post-doctoral Fellow, Institute of Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Texas Health Presbyterian, Dallas


Kyonggi University, Suwon, Korea: B.S. - Sport and Health Management

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL: Ph.D. –Exercise Physiology

Highlighted publications

Yoo JK, Pinto MM, Kim HK, Hwang CL, Lim J, Handberg E, Christou DD (2017) Sex impacts the flow-meidated dilation response to acute aerobic exercise in older adults. Experimental Gerontology. In press.

DuPont JJ, McCurley AT, Davel AP, McCarthy J, Bender SB, Hong K, Yang Y, Yoo JK, Aronovitz M, Baur WE, Christou DD, Hill MA, Jaffe IZ (2016) Vascular mineralocorticoid receptor regulated microRNA-155 to promote vasoconstriction and rising blood pressure with aging. Journal of Clin. Inves. 2016;1(14):e88942

Yoo JK, Hwang MH, Luttrell MJ, Kim HK, Meade TH, English M, Segal MS, Christou DD (2015). Higher levels of adiponectin in vascular endothelial cells are associated with greater brachial artery flow-mediated dilation in older adults. Experimental Gerontology. 63:1-7, 2015.

Empinado HM, Deevska GM, Nikolova-Karakashian M, Yoo JK, Christou DD, Ferreira LF (2014). Diaphragm dysfunction in heart failure is accompanied by increases in neutral sphingomyelinase activity and ceramide content. Eur J Heart Fail. 16(5): 519-525, 2014.

Hwang MH., Yoo JK, Luttrell MJ, Kim HK, Meade TH, English M, Segal M, Christou DD. (2013). Mineralocorticoid receptors modulate vascular endothelial function in human obesity. Clinical Science. 125(11): 513-520.

Current Studies

Sex differences in elderly hypertension: Role of the venoarteriolar response.

Neural control and cardiac-vascular function in women with PTSD.

Vasomotor sympathetic activity during normotensive and hypertensive pregnancy in humans.

Contact Information

Jeung-Ki Yoo, Ph.D.
Women's Heart Health Laboratory
Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine
Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas
7232 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, Texas 75231
Office Tele: 214-345-4184