Yunmi Park

Yunmi

Yunmi Park
BS, Genetic Engineering
Kyung Hee University
Seoul, Korea
MS Student in Pharmacology & Drug Development
David Greenblatt, MD, Adviser

 

 

 

Zolpidem (Ambien) is a benzodiazepine agonist hypnotic drug that is extensively prescribed throughout the world. There are large individual differences in metabolic clearance (metabolism and biotransformation) of zolpidem which in turn may result in corresponding differences in clinical responses and adverse reactions among individuals receiving standard doses. My research is to uncover the basis for individual variation in zolpidem response and metabolism using an in vitro metabolic model derived from human liver microsomal preparations. I am trying to Identify demographic characteristics and mutations that contribute to various metabolic phenotypes present in the human liver microsomes.

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