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James J. Yoo, M.D., Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

James J. Yoo, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor,


Office of Research

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Academic: 336-713-7294

Email: jyoo@wakehealth.edu

Education & Training

  • B.A., University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign, 1984
  • M.D., Korea University Medical College-Korea, 1989
  • M.S., Korea University Medical College-Korea, 1992
  • Ph.D., Korea University Medical College-Korea, 1994
  • Fellowship, Harvard Medical School, 1996
James J. Yoo, M.D., Ph.D.

James J. Yoo, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Physiology & Pharmacology
Office of Research

Research Interests

Tissue Engineering; Tissue Scaffolds; Stem Cells; Kidney; Colon
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-7294

Email: jyoo@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Cell therapy for stress urinary incontinence: present-day frontiers. Vinarov A, Atala A, Yoo J, Slusarenco R, Zhumataev M, Zhito A, Butnaru D.. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2018;12(2):e1108-1121.

Biofabrication: a guide to technology and terminology. Moroni L, Boland T, Burdick JA, De Maria C, Derby B, Forgacs G, Groll J, Li Q, Malda J, Mironov VA, Mota C, Nakamura M, Shu W, Takeuchi S, Woodfield TBF, Xu T, Yoo JJ, Vozzi G.. Trends Biotechnol. 2018;36(4):384-402.

3D bioprinted functional and contractile cardiac tissue constructs. Wang Z, Lee SJ, Cheng HJ, Yoo JJ, Atala A.. Acta Biomater. 2018;70():48-56.

In situ tissue regeneration of renal tissue induced by collagen hydrogel injection. Lee SJ, Wang HJ, Kim TH, Choi JS, Kulkarni G, Jackson JD, Atala A, Yoo JJ.. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2018;7(2):241-250.

Current developments and future perspectives of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Kim JH, Yoo JJ. In: Kim BW, ed. Clinical regenerative medicine in urology. Singapore (SG): Springer;2018: 3-14.

Bioreactors for regenerative medicine in urology. Ko IK, Atala A, Yoo JJ. In: Kim BW, ed. Clinical regenerative medicine in urology. Singapore (SG): Springer;2018: 87-104.

Biomaterials and tissue engineering. Lee SJ, Yoo JJ, Atala A. In: Kim BW, ed. Clinical regenerative medicine in urology. Singapore (SG): Springer;2018: 17-51.

Precisely printable and biocompatible silk fibroin bioink for digital light processing 3D printing. Kim SH, Yeon YK, Lee JM, Chao JR, Lee YJ, Seo YB, Sultan MT, Lee OJ, Lee JS, Yoon SI, Hong IS, Khang G, Lee SJ, Yoo JJ, Park CH.. Nat Commun. 2018;9(1):1620.

Comparative analysis of two porcine kidney decellularization methods for maintenance of functional vascular architectures. Zambon JP, Ko IK, Abolbashari M, Huling J, Clouse C, Kim TH, Smith C, Atala A, Yoo JJ.. Acta Biomater. 2018;():.

Muscle tissue regeneration using muscle fiber fragments. Atala A, Yoo J Ko I, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. Japan patent JP 6196217. 2017 Aug 25; United States patent US 9962466. 2018 May 8; European patent EP 2744503. 2018 July 20 (patent also held in Germany , France and United Kingdom. 2018;():.

Non-viral episomal suicide construct. Lu B, Zhao Q, Yoo J, Atala A, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. United States patent US 9870278. 2018 Jan 30. 2018;():.

Injectable silk fibroin particles and uses thereof. Bellas E, Marra K, Rubin JP, Kaplan D, Yoo J, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. United States patent 9931434. 2018 Apr 3. 2018;():.

The potential role of tissue-engineered urethral substitution: clinical and preclinical studies. Atala A, Danilevskiy M, Lyundup A, Glybochko P, Butnaru D, Vinarov A, Yoo JJ.. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2017;11(1):3-19.

3D bioprinting of urethra with PCL/PLCL blend and dual autologous cells in fibrin hydrogel: an in vitro evaluation of biomimetic mechanical property and cell growth environment. Zhang K, Fu Q, Yoo J, Chen X, Chandra P, Mo X, Song L, Atala A, Zhao W.. Acta Biomater. 2017;50():154-164.

Bioengineering strategies to treat female infertility. Kuo CY, Baker H, Fries MH, Yoo JJ, Kim PC, Fisher JP.. Tissue Eng Part B Rev. 2017;23(3):294-306.

Tissue-specific extracellular matrix enhances skeletal muscle precursor cell expansion and differentiation for potential application in cell therapy. Zhang D, Zhang Y, Zhang Y, Yi H, Wang Z, Wu R, He D, Wei G, Wei S, Hu Y, Deng J, Criswell T, Yoo JJ, Zhou Y, Atala A.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2017;23(15-16):784-794.

Comparing adult renal stem cell identification, characterization and applications. Huling J, Yoo JJ.. J Biomed Sci. 2017;24(1):32.

In vitro skin expansion: wound healing assessment. Prim PM, Kim HS, Shapiro LE, Lee JS, Kaan JH, Jackson JD, Yoo JJ, Atala A, Lee SJ.. Wound Repair Regen. 2017;25(3):398-407.

Selective cell therapy for the treatment of renal failure. Atala A, Yoo JJ, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. United States patent US 9534203. 2017 Jan 3. 2017;():.

Kidney structures and methods of forming the same. Atala A, Yoo JJ, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. United States patent US 9580688. 2017 Feb 28. 2017;():.

Tissue expander. Atala A, Lee SJ, Yoo JJ, Scarpinato P, Ladd MR, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. United States patent US 9585688. 2017 Mar 7. 2017;():.

Inkjet gene printing. Atala A, Yoo JJ, Xu T, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. United States patent US 9598704. 2017 Mar 21. 2017;():.

Electrospun vascular scaffold for cellularized small diameter blood vessels: a preclinical large animal study. Ju YM, Ahn H, Arenas-Herrera J, Kim C, Abolbashari M, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Lee SJ.. Acta Biomater. 2017;59():58-67.

Multi-tissue interactions in an integrated three-tissue organ-on-a-chip platform. Skardal A, Murphy SV, Devarasetty M, Mead I, Kang HW, Seol YJ, Shrike Zhang Y, Shin SR, Zhao L, Aleman J, Hall AR, Shupe TD, Kleensang A, Dokmeci MR, Jin Lee S, Jackson JD, Yoo JJ, Hartung T, Khademhosseini A, Soker S, Bishop CE, Atala A.. Sci Rep. 2017;7(1):8837.

Optimization of hydrogel-based bioink printability using rheological parameters: a systematic approach [abstract]. Gillispie G, Copus J, Asari AK, Gao T, Yoo J, Atala A, Lee S.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2017;23(Suppl 1):S135.

Fabrication of functional biomimetic vascular scaffolds for use in renal tissue constructs [abstract]. Huling J, Min S, Ko I, Atala A, Yoo J.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2017;23(Suppl 1):S122.

A biofunctional vascular scaffold for replacing small-diameter blood vessels [abstract]. Ju Y, Green D, Kim I, Atala A, Yoo J, Lee S.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2017;23(Suppl 1):S95.

Developing a novel small molecule based therapy to restore hearing and balance [abstract]. Kulkarni G, Clouse C, Kim I, Lu B, Jackson J, Yoo J, Atala A.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2017;23(Suppl 1):S18.

Clinically relevant bioprinting workflow for bone tissue construct design and validation [abstract]. Lee S, Kengla C, Kim I, Wivell C, Renteria E, Yoo JJ, Atala A.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2017;23(Suppl 1):S98.

Antibacterial effects of silver nanoparticle-loaded 3D bioprinted construct for infected bone repair [abstract]. Lee Y, Chandra P, Choi Y, Yoo JJ, Lee S.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2017;23(Suppl 1):S127.

In vivo transplantation of 3D encapsulated ovarian constructs in rats corrects abnormalities of ovarian failure. Sittadjody S, Saul JM, McQuilling JP, Joo S, Register TC, Yoo JJ, Atala A, Opara EC.. Nat Commun. 2017;8(1):1858.

Tissue engineering bio-mimetic ovarian constructs with sustained hormone-releasing profile For cell-based hormone replacement therapy for ovarian failure [abstract]. Sivanandane S, Saul JM, Atala A, Jackson JD, Yoo JJ, Opara EC.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2017;23(Suppl 1):S18.

Effects of bioactive molecules on skeletal muscle development in 3D bioprinted muscle constructs [abstract]. Vanschaayk M, Kim JH, Yoo JJ, Atala A, Lee SJ.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2017;23(Suppl 1):S159.

Biofabrication of tissue-specific extracellular matrix proteins to enhance skeletal myocyte expansion and differentiation of muscle progenitor cells [abstract]. Vasiutin I, Zhang D, Zhang Y, Yi H, Wang Z, Zhou Y, Yoo J, Atala A, Zhang Y.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2017;23(Suppl 1):S71.

Drug release evaluation from dexamethasone-loaded PCLA scaffold fabricated by 3D printer [abstract]. Park J, Park J, Yoo J, Lee S, Lee H, Kim M.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2017;23(Suppl 1):S44.

Multi-tissue interactions in an integrated three-tissue organ-on-a-chip platform [abstract]. Devarasetty M, Forsythe S, Murphy S, Shupe T, Lee S, Jackson J, Yoo J, Soker S, Bishop C, Atala A, Skardal A.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2017;23(Suppl 1):S32.

Controlled release of IGF-1 from IGFBP-3 conjugated scaffolds for volumetric muscle injury [abstract]. Ju Y, Elsangeedy E, Lee J, Kim I, Atala A, Yoo J, Lee S.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2017;23(Suppl 1):S118-S119.

3D bioprinting of biomimetic skeletal muscle tissue constructs [abstract]. Kim J, Seol Y, Ko I, Yoo J, Atala A, Lee S.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2017;23(Suppl 1):S84.

3D bioprinting of human kidney construct: a step towards solid organ printing [abstract]. Kumar PRA, Ali M, Lee SJ, Yoo JJ, Atala A.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2017;23(Suppl 1):S19.

3D bioprinted functional and contractile cardiac tissue constructs [abstract]. Lee S, Wang Z, Cheng H, Yoo JJ, Atala A.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2017;23(Suppl 1):S96.

Controlled delivery of stem cell-derived trophic factors to treat acute kidney injury [abstract]. Yim H, Kim D, Chung H, Shing B, Moon K, George S, Kim MW, Ko I, Atala A, Yoo J, Cho KS.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2017;23(Suppl 1):S130.

Non-invasive cell tracking with brighter and red-transferred luciferase for potential application in stem cell therapy [abstract]. Shu F, Dou L, Paxton J, Long T, song Q, Mutkus L, Marini F, Yoo J, Atala A, Jackson J, Zhang Y.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2017;23(Suppl 1):s133.

Repopulation of primary renal cells for whole organ engineering: functional evaluations [abstract]. Abolbashari M, Lee M, Agcaoili S, Huling J, Smith C, Kim T, Aboushwareb T, Ko I, Atala A, Yoo J.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2017;23(Suppl 1):S73.

Engineering of volumetric skeletal muscle tissue for accelerated restoration of pelvic floor muscle function [abstract]. Kim J, Jeon M, Kim I, Lee S, Yoo J, Atala A, Ko I.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2017;23(Suppl 1):S128.

Clinically relevant bioprinting workflow and imaging process for tissue construct design and validation. Kengla C, Renteria E, Wivell C, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Lee SJ.. 3D Print Addit Manuf. 2017;4(4):239-247.

Renal tissue regeneration. Yoo J, Lee SJ, Van Dyke M, Atala A, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. United States patent US 9694055. 2017 July 4. 2017;():.

Selective cell therapy for the treatment of renal failure. Yoo J, Atala A, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. Australia patent AU 2014240277. 2017 July 20; South Korea patent KR 10-1804287. 2017 Nov 28. 2017;():.

Orbicular tissue expander. Shirwaiker R, Webster CE, Jackson JD, Wysk RA, Lee SJ, Harrysson O, Yoo JJ, Atala A, Cohen PH, Lee YS, Prim PM, Purser MF, Basiner KL, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. United States patent US 9713501. 2017 July 25. 2017;():.

Delivery system. Yoo J, Atala A, Binder K, Albanna MZ, Zhao W, Dice D, Xu T, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. Australia patent AU 2012225644. 2017 Aug 17; South Korea patent KR 10-1812820. 2017 Dec 20; European patent EP 2683328. 2017 Nov 8. 2017;():.

Bioreactor system and method of enhancing functionality of muscle cultured in vitro. Yoo J, Stitzel J, Atala A, George C, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. United States patent US 9757225. 2017 Sept 12. 2017;():.

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