BAEK, Yong-Hyeon

Position : Professor / Department of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gang Dong, Seoul, Korea

Specialty : 

  • Arthritis & Rheumatic disease (Frozen shoulder, Knee Osteoarthritis, etc)
  • Facial Palsy (including Facial Pain, Facial Spasm)
  • Sequela of incurable peripheral nerve & vascular disorder (post op.)

Education :

  • Kyung Hee University, Oriental Medical College(B.S.)
  • Kyung Hee University, Graduate School of Oriental Medicine(M.S.)
  • Khyng Hee University, Graduate School of Oriental Medicine(Ph. D.)

Experience :

  • Residency training in Kyung Hee Oriental Medical Hospital
  • Research & Clinical fellowship in East-West Collaborative Center
  • Honorary member of committee in East-West Medical Institute
  • Head of Quality Insurance(QI) department

Research papers/ Book chapters:

  • Systematic Review of Hominis Placenta Pharmacopuncture (대한침구의학회지. 2017;34(4):153-158)
  • A systematic review of acupuncture for chronic fatigue syndrome (대한침구의학회지. 2017;34(2):93-112)
  • Analgesic Effects of Diluted Bee Venom Acupuncture Mediated by δ-Opioid and α2-Adrenergic Receptors in Osteoarthritic Rats (ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES IN HEALTH AND MEDICINE. 2017;epub(0):00-00)
  • Dual effect of WIN-34B on osteogenesis and osteoclastogenesis in cytokine-induced mesenchymal stem cells and bone marrow cells (JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY. 2016;0(0):0-0)
  • Inhibitory effect of mixed medicinal herbs on adhesion and migration in rheumatoid arthritis fibroblast-like synoviocytes (PLANTA MEDICA. 2016;81(S01):S1-S381)
  • The electroacupuncture-induced analgesic effect mediated by 5-HT1, 5-HT3 receptor and muscarinic cholinergic receptors in rat model of collagenase-induced osteoarthritis (BMC COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE. 2016;16(212):0-0)
  • Acupuncture for chronic fatigue syndrome and idiopathic chronic fatigue: a multicenter, nonblinded, randomized controlled trial (TRIALS. 2015;16(1):314-326)
  • Mangiferin Reduces the Inhibition of Chondrogenic Differentiation by IL-1 beta in Mesenchymal Stem Cells from Subchondral Bone and Targets Multiple Aspects of the Smad and SOX9 Pathways (INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES. 2014;15(9):16025-16042)
  • Long-term effectiveness of bee venom acupuncture and physiotherapy in the treatment of adhesive capsulitis: a one-year follow-up analysis of a previous randomized controlled trial (The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 2014;20(12):919-924)
  • Current Studies of Acupuncture in Cancer-Induced Bone Pain Animal Models (EVIDENCE-BASED COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE. 2014;00(00):1-8)
  • Bee venom acupuncture, NSAIDs or combined treatment for chronic neck pain: study protocol for a randomized, assessor-blind trial (TRIALS. 2014;15(0):132-0)
  • Clinical effectiveness of bee venom acupuncture and physiotherapy in the treatment of adhesive capsulitis: a randomized controlled trial (JOURNAL OF SHOULDER AND ELBOW SURGERY. 2013;22(0):1053-1062)
  • The natural flavonoid galangin inhibits osteoclastic bone destruction and osteoclastogenesis by suppressing NF-kappa B in collagen-induced arthritis and bone marrow-derived macrophages (EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACOLOGY. 2013;698(1-3):57-66)
  • The analgesic effect of electroacupuncture on inflammatory pain in the rat model of collagenase-induced arthritis: mediation by opioidergic receptors (RHEUMATOLOGY INTERNATIONAL. 2013;33(5):1177-1183)
  • An open-label study of effects of acupuncture on chronic fatigue syndrome and idiopathic chronic fatigue: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial (TRIALS. 2013;14(147):1-7)
  • Standardized butanol fraction of WIN-34B suppresses cartilage destruction via inhibited production of matrix metalloproteinase and inflammatory mediator in osteoarthritis human cartilage explants culture and chondrocytes (BMC COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE. 2013;0(0):0-0)
  • Cartilage Protective and Chondrogenic Capacity of WIN-34B, a New Herbal Agent, in the Collagenase-Induced Osteoarthritis Rabbit Model and in Progenitor Cells from Subchondral Bone (EVIDENCE-BASED COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE. 2013;2013(2013):1-12)
  • Analgesic effect of electroacupuncture on inflammatory pain in collagen-induced arthritis rats: mediation by alpha2- and beta-adrenoceptors (RHEUMATOLOGY INTERNATIONAL. 2013;33(2):309-314)
  • Melittin Suppresses VEGF-A-Induced Tumor Growth by Blocking VEGFR-2 and the COX-2-Mediated MAPK Signaling Pathway (Journal of natural products. 2013;0(0):0-0)
  • WIN-34B, a new herbal medicine, inhibits the inflammatory response by inactivating I kappa B-alpha phosphorylation and mitogen activated protein kinase pathways in fibroblast-like synoviocytes (JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY. 2012;143(3):779-786)
  • Formononetin accelerates wound repair by the regulation of early growth response factor-1 transcription factor through the phosphorylation of the ERK and p38 MAPK pathways (INTERNATIONAL IMMUNOPHARMACOLOGY. 2011;11(1):46-54)
  • Effect of Phellodendron amurense in protecting human osteoarthritic cartilage and chondrocytes (JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY. 2011;134(2):234-242)
  • Anti-inflammatory and anti-nociceptive effect of Betula platyphylla var. japonica in human interleukin-1β-stimulated fibroblast-like synoviocytes and in experimental animal models (JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY. 2011;135(1):126-134)
  • Combined prescription (OAH19T) of Aralia cordata Thunb and Cimicifuga heracleifolia Komar and its major compounds inhibit matrix proteinases and vascular endothelial growth factor through the regulation of mitogen-activated protein kinase pathway (JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY. 2011;135(2):414-421)
  • Gene Expression Profile of the Hypothalamus in DNP-KLH Immunized Mice Following Electroacupuncture Stimulation (EVIDENCE-BASED COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE. 2011;2011(0):1-8)
  • Antinociceptive Effect and the Mechanism of Bee Venom Pharmacopuncture on Inflammatory Pain in the Rat Model of Collagen-induced Arthritis: Mediation by 5HT-3 & Muscarinic Cholinergic Receptors (대한침구학회지. 2011;28(1):37-44)
  • The Analgesic Effect and the Mechanism of Electroacupuncture on Thermal Hyperalgesia in the Rat Model of Collagenase-induced Arthritis: Mediation by Adrenergic Receptors (대한침구학회지. 2011;28(2):57-67)
  • Gastroprotective and safety effects of WIN-34B, a novel treatment for osteoarthritis, compared to NSAIDs (JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY. 2011;137(2):1011-1017)
  • Biphasic positive effect of formononetin on metabolic activity of human normal and osteoarthritic subchondral osteoblasts (INTERNATIONAL IMMUNOPHARMACOLOGY. 2010;10(4):500-507)
  • The Effect of Aralia Cordata Thunb and Cimicifuga Heracleifolia on Cartilage Protection by the Regulation of Metabolism in Human Osteoarthric Chondrocytes (대한침구학회지. 2010;27(4):39-54)
  • Bee venom inhibits tumor angiogenesis and metastasis by inhibiting tyrosine phosphorylation of VEGFR-2 in LLC-tumor-bearing mice (CANCER LETTERS. 2010;292(1):98-110)
  • Formononetin promotes early fracture healing through stimulating angiogenesis by up-regulating VEGFR-2/Flk-1 in a rat fracture model (INTERNATIONAL IMMUNOPHARMACOLOGY. 2009;9(12):1357-1365)
  • Clinical Study on 16 Conservatively Treated Acute Compression Fracture Patients with Focus on Compression Ratio (대한침구학회지. 2009;26(4):1-9)
  • Therapeutic Effect of Aralia Cordata Extracts on Cartilage Protection in Collagenase-induced Inflammatory Arthritis Rabbit Model (Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 2009;125(2):207-217)