Jong Yun

Professor of Pharmacology

Jong Yun

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Sphingosine Kinase Therapeutics Apoptosis Membranes Neoplasms Phosphotransferases Sphingosine Acute Myeloid Leukemia Sphingosine 1 Phosphate N' ((1e) 1 (3,4 Dimethoxyphenyl)Ethylidene) 3 (4 Methoxyphenyl) Ceramides Cell Death Cell Movement Cell Line Myeloid Cells Autophagy Sphingolipids Melanoma Acid Ceramidase Naphthalimides Transcription Factor Ap 1 Caspase 8 Polymerization Isothiocyanic Acid Large Granular Lymphocytic Leukemia

Most Recent Papers

Development of SKI-349, a dual-targeted inhibitor of sphingosine kinase and microtubule polymerization

Jeremy A. Hengst, Shailaja Hegde, Robert F. Paulson, Jong K. Yun, 2020, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters

Analysis of selective target engagement by small-molecule sphingosine kinase inhibitors using the Cellular Thermal Shift Assay (CETSA)

Jeremy A. Hengst, Taryn E. Dick, Charles D. Smith, Jong K. Yun, 2020, Cancer Biology and Therapy on p. 841-852

Transdifferentiation of Human Circulating Monocytes Into Neuronal-Like Cells in 20 Days and Without Reprograming

Alfredo Bellon, Amelie Wegener, Adam R. Lescallette, Michael Valente, Seung Kwon Yang, Robert Gardette, Julien Matricon, Faycal Mouaffak, Paula Watts, Lene Vimeux, Jong K. Yun, Yuka Imamura Kawasawa, Gary A. Clawson, Elisabeta Blandin, Boris Chaumette, Therese M. Jay, Marie Odile Krebs, Vincent Feuillet, Anne Hosmalin, 2018, Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience

SKI-178: A multitargeted inhibitor of sphingosine kinase and microtubule dynamics demonstrating therapeutic efficacy in acute myeloid leukemia models

Jeremy Hengst, Taryn E. Dick, Arati Sharma, Kenichiro Doi, Shailaja Hegde, Su Fern Tan, Laura Geffert, Todd E. Fox, Arun K. Sharma, Dhimant Desai, Shantu Amin, Mark Kester, Thomas P. Loughran, Robert Paulson, David Claxton, Hong-Gang Wang, Jong Yun, 2017, Cancer Translational Medicine on p. 109-121

Sphingosine Kinase 1 Cooperates with Autophagy to Maintain Endocytic Membrane Trafficking

Megan M. Young, Yoshinori Takahashi, Todd E. Fox, Jong K. Yun, Mark Kester, Hong Gang Wang, 2016, Cell Reports on p. 1532-1545

Acid ceramidase is upregulated in AML and represents a novel therapeutic target

Su Fern Tan, Xin Liu, Todd E. Fox, Brian M. Barth, Arati Sharma, Stephen D. Turner, Andy Awwad, Alden Dewey, Kenichiro Doi, Barbara Spitzer, Mithun Vinod Shah, Samy A.F. Morad, Dhimant Desai, Shantu Amin, Junjia Zhu, Jason Liao, Jong Yun, Mark Kester, David F. Claxton, Hong Gang Wang, Myles C. Cabot, Edward H. Schuchman, Ross L. Levine, David J. Feith, Thomas P. Loughran, 2016, Oncotarget on p. 83208-83222

Sphingosine kinase inhibitors decrease viability and induce cell death in natural killer-large granular lymphocyte leukemia

Francis R. LeBlanc, Xin Liu, Jeremy Hengst, Todd Fox, Valerie Calvert, Emanuel F. Petricoin, Jong Yun, David J. Feith, Thomas P. Loughran, 2015, Cancer Biology and Therapy on p. 1830-1840

The regulatory roles of ROCK and MRCK kinases in the plasticity of cancer cell migration

Vijay Pralhad Kale, Jeremy A. Hengst, Dhimant H. Desai, Shantu G. Amin, Jong K. Yun, 2015, Cancer Letters on p. 185-196

The apoptotic mechanism of action of the sphingosine kinase 1 selective inhibitor SKI-178 in human acute myeloid leukemia cell lines

Taryn E. Dick, Jeremy A. Hengst, Todd E. Fox, Ashley L. Colledge, Vijay P. Kale, Shen Shu Sung, Arun Sharma, Shantu Amin, Thomas P. Loughran, Mark Kester, Hong Gang Wang, Jong K. Yun, 2015, Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics on p. 494-508

A novel selective multikinase inhibitor of ROCK and MRCK effectively blocks cancer cell migration and invasion

Vijay Pralhad Kale, Jeremy A. Hengst, Dhimant H. Desai, Taryn E. Dick, Katherine N. Choe, Ashley L. Colledge, Yoshinori Takahashi, Shen Shu Sung, Shantu G. Amin, Jong K. Yun, 2014, Cancer Letters on p. 299-310

Most-Cited Papers

Autophagosomal membrane serves as platform for intracellular death-inducing signaling complex (iDISC)-mediated caspase-8 activation and apoptosis

Megan M. Young, Yoshinori Takahashi, Osman Khan, Sungman Park, Tsukasa Hori, Jong Yun, Arun K. Sharma, Shantu Amin, Chang Deng Hu, Jianke Zhang, Mark Kester, Hong Gang Wang, 2012, Journal of Biological Chemistry on p. 12455-12468

Targeting sphingosine kinase-1 to inhibit melanoma

Subbarao V. Madhunapantula, Jeremy Hengst, Raghavendra Gowda, Todd E. Fox, Jong K. Yun, Gavin P. Robertson, 2012, Pigment Cell and Melanoma Research on p. 259-274

Acid ceramidase is upregulated in AML and represents a novel therapeutic target

Su Fern Tan, Xin Liu, Todd E. Fox, Brian M. Barth, Arati Sharma, Stephen D. Turner, Andy Awwad, Alden Dewey, Kenichiro Doi, Barbara Spitzer, Mithun Vinod Shah, Samy A.F. Morad, Dhimant Desai, Shantu Amin, Junjia Zhu, Jason Liao, Jong Yun, Mark Kester, David F. Claxton, Hong Gang Wang, Myles C. Cabot, Edward H. Schuchman, Ross L. Levine, David J. Feith, Thomas P. Loughran, 2016, Oncotarget on p. 83208-83222

Inhibition of eEF-2 kinase sensitizes human glioma cells to TRAIL and down-regulates Bcl-xL expression

Yi Zhang, Yan Cheng, Li Zhang, Xingcong Ren, Kathryn J. Huber-Keener, Sang Lee, Jong Yun, Hong Gang Wang, Jin Ming Yang, 2011, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications on p. 129-134

Sphingosine Kinase 1 Cooperates with Autophagy to Maintain Endocytic Membrane Trafficking

Megan M. Young, Yoshinori Takahashi, Todd E. Fox, Jong K. Yun, Mark Kester, Hong Gang Wang, 2016, Cell Reports on p. 1532-1545

Development of novel naphthalimide derivatives and their evaluation as potential melanoma therapeutics

Ugir Hossain Sk, A. S. Prakasha Gowda, Melissa A. Crampsie, Jong K. Yun, Thomas E. Spratt, Shantu Amin, Arun K. Sharma, 2011, CHIM.THER. on p. 3331-3338

The apoptotic mechanism of action of the sphingosine kinase 1 selective inhibitor SKI-178 in human acute myeloid leukemia cell lines

Taryn E. Dick, Jeremy A. Hengst, Todd E. Fox, Ashley L. Colledge, Vijay P. Kale, Shen Shu Sung, Arun Sharma, Shantu Amin, Thomas P. Loughran, Mark Kester, Hong Gang Wang, Jong K. Yun, 2015, Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics on p. 494-508

The regulatory roles of ROCK and MRCK kinases in the plasticity of cancer cell migration

Vijay Pralhad Kale, Jeremy A. Hengst, Dhimant H. Desai, Shantu G. Amin, Jong K. Yun, 2015, Cancer Letters on p. 185-196

Sphingosine kinase inhibitors decrease viability and induce cell death in natural killer-large granular lymphocyte leukemia

Francis R. LeBlanc, Xin Liu, Jeremy Hengst, Todd Fox, Valerie Calvert, Emanuel F. Petricoin, Jong Yun, David J. Feith, Thomas P. Loughran, 2015, Cancer Biology and Therapy on p. 1830-1840

AP-1 binding transcriptionally regulates human neutral ceramidase

Sean M. O'Neill, Kristy L. Houck, Jong K. Yun, Todd E. Fox, Mark Kester, 2011, Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics on p. 31-39