Young S. Hahn
Primary AppointmentProfessor, Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology
- BA, Biochemistry, Yon Sei University, Seoul, Korea
- PhD, Molecular Biology, California Institute of Technology
- Postdoc, Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine
Immune regulation for HCV infection and chronic liver inflammation
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in humans is remarkably efficient in establishing viral persistence, leading to the development of liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. T cell responses have been reported to play a pivotal role in controlling HCV infection.