Doctor of Philosophy, Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 1993.
Research assistant College Medicine, Korea University, 1987—1993. Visiting scientist Inserm, U161, Paris, 1990. Postdoctoral fellow Marine biomedical Institute, Galveston, Texas, 1993—1995.
Research instructor School Medicine, Ajou University, Suwon, Republic of Korea, 1995—1997. Professor, College Medicine Yonsei University, Seoul, since 1997, director department laboratory animal medicine, since 2008, chair, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Health Systems, since 2008. Advisor User Science Institute, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 2007—2009.
Member of Korean Pain Research Society (Seoul), Korean Society Emotion and Sensibility (Daejeon), Society Neurosci., International Association Study Pain, Korean Society Brain and Neural Science (Seoul) (Meritorious Service award, Excellent Paper prize 2008), Korean Physiological Society(Seoul).
Married Ran Won, March 11, 1990. Children: Jae Young, Jae Ryn.