Myoung-Ryul Ok   Principal Researcher







  • 1993 ~ 1997 : BS, Metallurgical Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea
  • 1997 ~ 2002 : MS, Metallurgical Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea
  • 2008 ~ 2013 : PhD, Materials Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
  • 2003 ~ 2014 : Research Scientist, Korea Institute of Science & Technology (KIST)
  • 2014 ~ 2021 : Senior Research Scientist, Korea Institute of Science & Technology (KIST)
  • 2021 ~ Current : Principal Research Scientist, Korea Institute of Science & Technology (KIST)

– Functional Biometals (Electrochemical & physical functionalization)

– Orthopedic & dental implants

– Stem cell therapy for bone regeneration (natural scaffolds with advanced structures)

– Electrochemical control of cells on electrodes (implantable devices)

– Microneedle patches (Bio-absorbable, iontophoretic, etc)

– Biodegradable hybrid stents (organic-inorganic hybrid materials, PVD)

– Material transport in lab-on-chips (Diffusion, convection of biomolecules & drugs)

– Biomaterials

  1. Jung Il Lee, Ji Hun Park, Yeong-Rim Kim, Kihak Gwon, Hae Won Hwang, Gayoung Jung, Joo-Yup Lee, Jeong-Yun Sun, Jong Woong Park*, Jae Ho Shin*, Myoung-Ryul Ok*,“Delivery of Nitric Oxide-Releasing Silica Nanoparticles for In-vivo Revascularization and Functional Recovery in Acute Crush Injury of Peripheral Nerve”Neural Regeneration Research, in press.


  1. Jae-Young Bae, Eun-Ji Gwak, Gyeong-Seok Hwang, Hae Won Hwang, Dong-Ju Lee, Jong Sung Lee, Young-Chang Joo, Jeong-Yun Sun, Sang Ho Jun,* Myoung-Ryul Ok,* Ju-Young Kim,* and Seung-Kyun Kang*,“Biodegradable Metallic Glass for Stretchable Transient Electronics” Advanced Science, 2004029 (2021).


  1. Jimin Park, Gun Hyuk Jang, Yeon Wook Jung, Hyunseon Seo, Hyung-Seop Han, Joonho Lee, Youngmin Seo, Hojeong Jeon, Myoung-Ryul Ok, Pil-Ryung Cha, Hyun-Kwang Seok, Kwan Hyi Lee* and Yu-Chan Kim*, “Tailoring H2O2 generation kinetics with magnesium alloys for efficient disinfection on titanium surface”, Scientific Reports 10, 6536 (2020).


  1. Jimin Park, Hyunseon Seo, Hae Won Hwang, Jonghoon Choi, Kyeongsoo Kim, Goeen Jeong, Eun Shil Kim, Hyung-Seop Han, Yeon-Wook Jung, Youngmin Seo, Hojeong Jeon, Hyun-Kwang Seok, Yu-Chan Kim*, and Myoung-Ryul Ok* “Interface Engineering of Fully Metallic Stents Enabling Controllable H2O2 Generation for Antirestenosis”, Langmuir 35, 10 (2019).


  1. Jin-Kyung Jeon, Hyunseon Seo, Jimin Park, Soo Ji Son, Yeong Rim Kim, Eun Shil Kim, Jong Woong Park, Woong-Gyo Jung, Hojeong Jeon, Yu-Chan Kim, Hyun-Kwang Seok, Jae Ho Shin*, Myoung-Ryul Ok*,“Conceptual Study for Tissue-Regenerative Biodegradable Magnesium Implant Integrated with Nitric Oxide-Releasing Nanofibers” Metals and Materials International, 25, 4, 1098-1107 (2019).


  1. Jimin Park, Minjung Park, Hyunseon Seo, Hyung-Seop Han, Ji-Young Lee, Dongkyu Koo, Kyeongsoo Kim, Pil-Ryung Cha, James Edwards, Young-Woon Kim, Kang-Sik Lee, Myoung-Ryul Ok, Hojeong Jeon, Hyun-Kwang Seok* and Yu-Chan Kim*, “A new corrosion-inhibiting strategy for biodegradable magnesium: reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NADH)” Scientific Reports 8, 17743 (2018).


  1. Jee-Wook Lee, Hyung-Seop Han, Kyenog-Jin Han, Jimin Park, Hojeong Jeon, Myoung-Ryul Ok, Hyun Kwang Seok, Jae-Pyung Ahn, Kyung Eun Lee, Dong-Ho Lee, Seok-Jo Yang, Sung-Youn Cho, Pil-Ryung Cha, Hoon Kwon, Tae-Hyun Nam, Jee Hye Lo Han, Hyung-Jin Rho, Kang-Sik Lee*, Yu Chan Kim*, Diego Mantovani, “Long-term clinical study and multiscale analysis of in vivo biodegradation mechanism of Mg alloy”Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113(3), 716-721 (2016).


  1. Jimin Park, Ping Du, Jin Kyung Jeon, Gun Hyuk Jang, Mintai Peter Hwang, Hyung Seop Han, Kwideok Park, Kwan Hyi Lee, Jee Wook Lee, Hojeong Jeon, Yu-Chan Kim, Jong Woong Park, Hyun-Kwang Seok, Myoung-Ryul Ok*, “Mg-corrosion triggered spontaneous generation of H2O2 on oxidized Ti for promoting angiogenesis” Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 54, 14753-14757 (2015).