Julie Heejin Jeon

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Nutritional Sciences

PhD Candidate

273 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602



Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
M.S. Food and Nutrition Sciences Ewha Womans University Aug. 2017
B.S. Life Science Ewha Womans University Aug. 2015
B.S. (minor) Food and Nutrition Sciences Ewha Womans University Aug. 2015


 Research on the...

Gut microbiome changes in pig brain injury model (stroke and TBI)

Protective role of bioactive compounds and their mechanisms of action on human disease.


2017 Fall, 2020 Spring, 2021 Spring : FDNS 2100 Teaching Assistant

2018 Fall, 2020 Fall : FDNS4630/6630 Teaching Assistant


Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Graduate student Degree Accelerator Award Graduate school, UGA 2021
GGBC/Illumina micobiome mini-grant Georgia Genomics and Bioinformatics Core (GGBC) 2018
Dean’s List College of Natural Sciences, Ewha Womans University 2014

Current Research

For information regarding the current research, please refer to the http://www.fcs.uga.edu/fdn/research-bioactive-compounds-and-health-park-lab.

Journal Articles

Jeon J, Lourenco J, Kaiser EE, Waters ES, Scheulin KM, Fang X, Kinder HA, Platt SR, Rothrock MJ Jr, Callaway TR, West FD, Park HJ. Dynamic Changes in the Gut Microbiome at the Acute Stage of Ischemic Stroke in a Pig Model. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 2020 

Elizabeth Waters, Erin E Kaiser, Xueyuan Yang, Madison M Fagan, Kelly M Scheulin, Julie H Jeon, Soo K Shin, Holly A Kinder, Anil Kumar, Simon R Platt, Kylee J Duberstein, Hea J Park, Franklin West, Intracisternal administration of tanshinone IIA-loaded nanoparticles leads to reduced tissue injury and functional deficits in a porcine model of ischemic stroke. Under review Journal of Nanobiotechnology, 2020

Xi Fang, Wenwu Sun, Julie Jeon, Michael Azain, Holly Ann Kinder, Jeongyoun Ahn, Hee Cheol Chung, Ryan S. Mote, Nikolay M. Filipov, Qun Zhao, Srujana Rayalam, Hea Jin Park, Perinatal Docosahexaenoic Acid Supplementation Improves Cognition and Alters Brain Functional Organization in Piglets, Nutrients, 12 (7), 2020

Erin E. Kaiser, Elizabeth S. Waters, Madison M. Fagan, Kelly M. Scheulin, Simon R. Platt, Julie H. Jeon, Xi Fang, Holly A. Kinder, Soo K. Shin, Kylee J. Duberstein, Hea J. Park, Franklin D. West, Characterization of tissue and functional deficits in a clinically translational pig model of acute ischemic stroke, Brain Research, 2020

Fang X, Chung J, Olsen E, Snider I, Earls RH, Jeon J, Park HJ, Lee JK. Depletion of regulator-of-G-protein signaling-10 in mice exaggerates high-fat diet-induced insulin resistance and inflammation, and this effect is mitigated by dietary green tea extract. Nutrition research. 2018

Jeon HJ, Yeom Y, Kim YS, et al. Effect of vitamin C on azoxymethane (AOM)/dextran sulfate sodium (DSS)-induced colitis-associated early colon cancer in mice. Nutr Res Pract.12(2):101–109, 2018


Jeon J, Lourenco J, Kaiser E, Waters E, Scheulin K, Fagan M, Fang X, Kinder H, Platt S, Duberstein K, Rothrock M Jr, Callaway T, West F, Park HJ. Dynamic Changes of Gut Microbiome and Immune Response During the Acute Stage of Stroke in a Pig Model (P14-012-19). Curr Dev Nutr. 13;3, 2019

Hee-Jin Jeon, Yoo-Sun Kim, Eun Ju Kim, Moon-Jea Woo, Yuri Kim, "Vitamin C inhibited mild colonic inflammation in AOM/DSS-induced early colon cancer mice model”, 25th AICR(American Institute for Cancer Research) Conference, poster presentation, North Bethesda, Maryland, Nov. 2016

Yuri Kim(P.I.), Hee Jin Jeon, Functional identification and evaluation of effectiveness for the improvement of overall colon health by using Vitamin C, KWANG DONG PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD Research Report, June, 2016.

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