Ype P. de Jong   Assistant Professor of Medicine


Ype de Jong studied medicine at the University of Amsterdam Medical School. After completing his master's in Amsterdam he conducted research into the immunopathogenesis of Crohn’s disease at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, with which he obtained his PhD. He subsequently completed his Internal Medicine internship and residency at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, followed by a fellowhip in Gastroenterology at the same institution. He currently is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell and Guest Investigator in the Laboratory of Virology and Infectious Disease at Rockefeller University. His laboratory research focuses on human hepatocyte biology in liver diseases and gene therapy. 




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  • Modeling alcohol toxicity in human hepatocytes  awarded by National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism Principal Investigator 2019 - 2024
  • In search of an HBV cure: novel model systems and targets  awarded by Melanoma Research Alliance Principal Investigator Subaward 2019 - 2024
  • Enhancing Immune Regulation in Gene Therapy for Hemophilia  awarded by National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute Principal Investigator Subaward 2018 - 2021



full name

  • Ype P. de Jong

primary email

  • ydj2001@med.cornell.edu