Medical School
Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1998)
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2000), Internal Medicine
Beth Isreal Deaconess Medical Center (2004), Gastroenterology

Research Interest

  • Diagnostic Markers in IBD
  • Epigenetic Mechanisms of Intestinal Inflammation
  • Translational Research in IBD


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Variation in treatment of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases at major referral centers in the United States.
Ananthakrishnan AN, Kwon J, Raffals L, Sands B, Stenson WF, McGovern D, Kwon JH, Rheaume RL, Sandler RS Clin. Gastroenterol. Hepatol. 2015 Jun 13 6 1197-200
Divergent influence of microRNA-21 deletion on murine colitis phenotypes.
Wu F, Dong F, Arendovich N, Zhang J, Huang Y, Kwon JH Inflamm. Bowel Dis. 2014 Nov 20 11 1972-85
Human autophagy gene ATG16L1 is post-transcriptionally regulated by MIR142-3p.
Zhai Z, Wu F, Dong F, Chuang AY, Messer JS, Boone DL, Kwon JH Autophagy 2014 Mar 10 3 468-79
NOD2 expression is regulated by microRNAs in colonic epithelial HCT116 cells.
Chuang AY, Chuang JC, Zhai Z, Wu F, Kwon JH Inflamm. Bowel Dis. 2014 Jan 20 1 126-35
Comparison of brush and biopsy sampling methods of the ileal pouch for assessment of mucosa-associated microbiota of human subjects.
Huse SM, Young VB, Morrison HG, Antonopoulos DA, Kwon J, Dalal S, Arrieta R, Hubert NA, Shen L, Vineis JH, Koval JC, Sogin ML, Chang EB, Raffals LE Microbiome 2014 2 1 5
miR-106b fine tunes ATG16L1 expression and autophagic activity in intestinal epithelial HCT116 cells.
Zhai Z, Wu F, Chuang AY, Kwon JH Inflamm. Bowel Dis. 2013 Oct 19 11 2295-301
IL-23 receptor regulation by Let-7f in human CD4+ memory T cells.
Li Z, Wu F, Brant SR, Kwon JH J. Immunol. 2011 Jun 186 11 6182-90
Peripheral blood microRNAs distinguish active ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.
Wu F, Guo NJ, Tian H, Marohn M, Gearhart S, Bayless TM, Brant SR, Kwon JH Inflamm. Bowel Dis. 2011 Jan 17 1 241-50
Identification of microRNAs associated with ileal and colonic Crohn's disease.
Wu F, Zhang S, Dassopoulos T, Harris ML, Bayless TM, Meltzer SJ, Brant SR, Kwon JH Inflamm. Bowel Dis. 2010 Oct 16 10 1729-38
MicroRNAs are differentially expressed in ulcerative colitis and alter expression of macrophage inflammatory peptide-2 alpha.
Wu F, Zikusoka M, Trindade A, Dassopoulos T, Harris ML, Bayless TM, Brant SR, Chakravarti S, Kwon JH Gastroenterology 2008 Nov 135 5 1624-1635.e24


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Honors & Awards

  • Dean's Clinician Scientist Award
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2007)
  • Johns Hopkins University Clinician Scientist Award
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2007)
  • Elmer Hinton Award
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School. For excellence in physician-patient interactions. (2000)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Amerca (2004)
  • American Gastroenterology Association (2000)