Seoul National University
Young-Ger Suh is a Professor of College of Pharmacy, Seoul National University, Korea. He graduated from Seoul National University with a B.S. degree in Pharmacy in 1975 and received Ph.D. degree from University of Pittsburgh in 1987. Currently, he is a President of Korean Society of Organic Synthesis, a full member of The Korean Academy of Science and Technology, a Fellow of Asian Federation for Medicinal Chemistry, and a Vice President of The Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies. He has published more than 150 papers in reputed journals and presented more than 200 papers at Scientific Meetings.
His research interests include development of selective cellular signaling regulators, and natural products syntheses as well as elucidation of mode of actions. The molecular targets are STAT3, HIF1, PPARs, TRPV1, Nrf2 and RAGEs. He is currently actively working on development of anticancer agents inhibiting AIMP2-DX2 or STAT3 and anti-angiogenic agents inhibiting HIF1 for the treatment of retinal neovascularization.