Youjin Jung

Youjin Jung

Doctoral Student in Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience

Knapp Building
87 E Ferry St., Room 51



Youjin Jung

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

Cognitive neuroscience, aging, dementia, neuroimaging


  • M.Eng. in Brain and Cognitive Engineering, Korea University, South Korea (2013-2015)
  • B.Home Economics in Home Economics Education, B.A in Psychology, Korea University, South Korea (2008-2013)

Awards and grants

  • 2nd Prize in the Institute of Gerontology poster presentation (IOG & MPSI Lifespan Alliance Research Day, 2023)
  • Mezey Junior Investigator Conference Award (Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, 2022)
  • Best Presentation in Brain & Cognition (IOG & MPSI Lifespan Alliance Research Day, 2022)
  • Poster Winner at the Graduate Level (5th Annual Beyond Amyloid Research Symposium, 2021)
  • Olson Memorial Award for Best Paper in Gerontology (Institute of Gerontology, Wayne State University, 2021)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shields Student Award Program (Blue Cross Blue Sheld of Michigan Foundation, 2021-2022)
  • Rumble Fellowship Award (Wayne State University, 2021-2022)
  • Julie A. Thomas Endowed Scholarship in Psychology (Dept. of Psychology, Wayne State University, 2020)
  • Institute of Gerontology Supplemental Trainee Travel Award (Institute of Gerontology, Wayne State University, 2019, 2022, 2023)

News mentions

Selected publications

  • Jung, Y. & Damoiseaux, J. S. (2023) The potential of the blood neurofilament light as a neurodegenerative marker for Alzheimer’s disease. Brain, awad267
  • Jung, Y., Viviano, R. P., Rooden, S. V., van der Grond, J., Rombouts, S. A., & Damoiseaux, J. S. (2021). White matter hyperintensities and apolipoprotein E affect the association between mean arterial pressure and objective and subjective cognitive functioning in older adults. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 84(3), 1337-1350.,
  • Pyun, S. B., Yoo, H. J., Jung, Y. J., & Tae, W. S. (2019). Neuroanatomical predictors of dysphagia after stroke: voxel-based lesion symptom Mapping study. Journal of the Korean Dysphagia Society, 9(2), 68-76.
  • Lee, A., Jung, Y., Kwon, H. K., & Pyun, S. B. (2018). Complex regional pain syndrome of non-hemiplegic upper limb in a stroke patient: A case report. Annals of Rehabilitation Medicine, 42(1), 175-179
  • Chung, H., Lee, E. J., Jung, Y. J., & Kim, S. H. (2016). Music-induced mood biases decision strategies during the ultimatum game. Frontiers in Psychology, 7.
  • Moon, H. I., Jung, Y. J., Choi, S., Tae, W., Pyun, S. B. (2016). Effect of Age on Cortical Activation during Swallowing: An fMRI Study. Journal of Korean Dysphagia Society, 6(1), 26-33.