Hyong Jin Cho, MD, PhD
2008 Drown Foundation Friends Fellow
Dr. Cho graduated from the University of São Paulo Medical School and finished his residency program in psychiatry at the same institution. He received a master’s degree in epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London, and completed his doctorate at the Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, in 2006. His research has focused on various aspects of fatigue, including placebo response, cross-cultural epidemiology, and more recently neuroimmune mechanisms. He is currently a post-doctoral fellow at the Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology at UCLA, examining the role of early life stress and genetic vulnerability in the inflammatory mechanisms of fatigue.