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Dr. Dan Yoon Joins the Eye Team at UMass Chan Medical School and UMass Memorial Healthcare

Date Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018

Dr. Dan Yoon graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Swarthmore College with a BA in Biology and obtained his MD from New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Yoon completed his medicine internship at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City where he was elected as the prelim intern of the year and ophthalmology residency at University of Illinois at Chicago and Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary.

His research during college has led to the development of a new drug to treat cocaine overdose. The drug is currently undergoing clinical trials. In medical school, his research included application of hyperspectral camera to retinal imaging, diabetic retinopathy imaging, and measurement of tear osmometer accuracy.

He previously served as an advisor at University of Illinois at Chicago Innovation Center and as a consultant to an ophthalmic medical device startup. His research interests include novel glaucoma treatments and diagnostics, gene therapy, and medical device innovation.

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