Hahn, Young S.

Young S. Hahn

Young S. Hahn

Primary Appointment

Professor, 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

Contact Information

Telephone: 434-924-1275
Email: ysh5e@virginia.edu

Research Interests

Immune regulation for HCV infection and chronic liver inflammation

Research Description

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.

Selected Publications