Dongwoo Hahn, PhD

Dongwoo Hahn

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Post-doctoral Associate, University of Minnesota, Integrative Biology and Physiology, 2020-present

PhD, Exercise Physiology, University of Florida, 2020

MS, Exercise Science, University of Texas at Austin, 2015

BS, Sports Science, Seoul National University, 2012




  • Hahn D, Crabtree A, Lodge TP, Hackel BJ, Bates FS & Metzger JM. (2022) Investigation ofsynthetic membrane-stabilizing copolymers to dystrophin-deficient skeletal muscle fibers.(manuscript in progress)
  • Spies ABBA, Cohen H, Kim M, Hahn D, Van Zee N, Lodge TP, Hillmyer MA, Hackel B, BatesFS, Metzger JM. (2022) Molecular homing and retention of muscle membrane stabilizingcopolymers in dystrophin deficient muscle by live animal noninvasive imaging in vivo.(manuscript in progress)
  • Kumar RA, Hahn D, Kelley RC, Muscato DR, Shamoun A, Curbelo-Bermudez N, Butler WG,Yegorova S, Ryan TE, Ferreira LF. (2022) Skeletal muscle Nox4 knockout prevents and Nox2knockout blunts loss of maximal diaphragm force in mice with heart failure with reducedejection fraction. (manuscript submitted)
  • Martin AA, Thompson BR, Davis J, Vang H, Hahn D & Metzger JM. (2021) Investigation ofreal time sarcomere activation via a FRET biosensor in fast skeletal muscle fibers. (underreview)
  • Choi S, Yoon A, Hong K, Hong J, Hahn D & Lee S. (2002) Sport specific active recoveryfollowing simulated sports activity improves power and agility in basketball players.(manuscript in progress)
  • Kelley RC, Betancourt L, Noriega AM, Brinson SC, Curbelo-Bermudez N, Hahn D, Kumar RA,Balazic E, Muscato DR, Ryan TE, van der Pijl RJ, Shen S, Ottenheijm C, Ferreira LF. (2022)Skeletal myopathy in a rat model of postmenopausal heart failure with preserved ejectionfraction. J Appl Physiol. Vol. 132, Issue 1. 106-125
  • Hahn D, Kumar RA, Muscato DR, Ryan TE, Schröder K & Ferreira LF. (2021) Nox4 knockoutdoes not prevent diaphragm atrophy, contractile dysfunction, or mitochondrial maladaptation inthe early phase post-myocardial infarction in mice. Cell Physiol Biochem. Vol. 55, Issue 4.489-504
  • Hahn D, Kumar RA & Ferreira LF. (2021) N-acetylcysteine treatment in vitro normalizes twitchkinetics of diaphragm in the early phase post-myocardial infarction in mice. (manuscript inprogress)
  • Hahn D, Kumar R, Kelley RC & Ferreira LF. (2021) Dietary nitrate and skeletal musclerecovery after injury in young and old mice. (manuscript in progress)
  • Kelley RC, Lapierre SS, Muscato DR, Hahn D, Christou DD & Ferreira LF. (2022) Cardiac andrespiratory muscle responses to dietary N-acetylcysteine in rats consuming a high-saturatedfat, high-sucrose diet. (accepted in Exp. Physiol. July 2022)11. Kumar RA, Kelley RC, Hahn D & Ferreira LF. (2020) Dietary nitrate supplementationincreases diaphragm peak power in old mice. J Physiol. Vol. 598, Issue 19. 4357-4639(Chosen as Editor’s Choice from journal)12. Yoon A, Hong J, Choi S, Hahn D, Kim K & Lee S. (2020) Motivational signage increases stairusage on a Hispanic serving institution. J Am Coll Health. Vol. 68, Issue 3. 236-241
  • Hahn D, Kumar RA, Ryan TE & Ferreira LF. (2019) Mitochondrial respiration and H2O2emission in saponin-permeabilized murine diaphragm fibers: optimization of fiber separationand comparison to limb muscle. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. Vol. 317, Issue 4. C665-C673
  • Thome T, Salyers Z, Kumar R, Hahn D, Berru F, Ferreira LF, Scali ST & Ryan TE. (2019)Uremic metabolites disrupt skeletal muscle mitochondrial energetics through interaction withthe electron transport system. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. Vol 317, Issue 4. C701-C713
  • Hahn D & Coyle EF. The influence of posture and muscle contraction rate on the oxygenationstatus of the vastus lateralis while cycling. (manuscript in progress)
  • Chou T, Allen JR, Hahn D, Leary BK & Coyle EF. (2018) Cardiovascular responses toexercise when increasing skin temperature with narrowing of the core-to-skin temperaturegradient. J Appl Physiol. Vol. 125, Issue 3. 697-705
  • Yoon A, Hong J, Cho, S, Hahn D, Kim K & Lee S. (2015) Comparison of multiple sets andprogressive single set of resistance training on muscle mass and strength in rat. KSEP. Vol.24, No.3. 267-274
  • Hahn D, Yoon A, Kim K & Lee S. (2013) Where college students live can impact their eatingand exercise habits. Int. J. Exerc. Sci.: Conference Proceedings: Vol 2: Issue 5, Article 52.