Department of Comparative Medicine

Jisun Paik

Paik, Jisun

Research Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Washington 1994

P: 206-221-2682

About Dr. Paik

Dr. Paik received her Ph.D. in Nutrition from the University of Washington and has been a registered dietitian since 1994.  Her research focuses on the role of nutrition in various inflammatory diseases such as obesity and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).  Two main areas of her current research are (1) targeted inhibition of retinoic acid synthesis to develop non-hormonal male contraceptives and to treat obesity; and (2) the role of the microbiome in the development of IBD and colon cancer.  Dr. Paik directs the Gnotobiotic Animal Core in the Department of Comparative Medicine.  She is also a core faculty member in the Nutritional Sciences Program, School of Public Health, and is involved in teaching and mentoring graduate students.

Complete Bibliography

Selected Publications

Can inhibition of retinoic acid biosynthesis function as a non-hormonal female contraceptive? Paik J, Treuting PM, Haenisch M, and Amory JK Contraception 98:141-143, 2018

Pharmacological inhibition of ALDH1A enzymes suppresses weight gain in a mouse model of diet-induced obesity. Haenisch M, Treuting PM, Brabb T, Goldstein AS, Berkseth K, Amory JK, and Paik J Obes Res Clin Prac 12:93-101, 2018

Murine norovirus inhibits B cell development in the bone marrow of STAT1-deficient mice. Hsu CC, Meeker SM, Escobar S, Brabb TL, Paik J, Park H, Iritani BM, and Maggio-Price L Virology 515:123-133, 2018

Protective links between vitamin D, inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer. Meeker S, Seamons A, Maggio-Price L, and Paik J WJG 22:933-48, 2016

Potential for using a hermetically-sealed, positive-pressured isocage system for studies involving germ-free mice outside a flexible-film isolator. Paik J, Pershutkina O, Meeker S, Yi J, Dowling S, Hsu C, Hajjar AM, Maggio-Price L, and Beck DA Gut Microbes 6:255-65, 2015