Doctor of Medicine, Keimyung University, Taegu, Republic of Korea, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, Korea University, Seoul, 1994.
Instructor pharmacology Keimyung University School Medicine, Taegu, 1997—1999, assistant professor pharmacology, 1999—2003, associate professor pharmacology, since 2003. Planning director Brain Research Institute, Keimyung University, since 2005.
Married Yeun-Kyung Chu, December 20, 1998. Children: Chae-Hyun (Kayla), Yu-Bin, Jun-Hyun.