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Catherine K. Yeung, Pharm.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor (Acting); Depts. of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutics

Kidney Research Institute
University of Washington
Box 359606
325 9th ave
Seattle, WA 98104

P: (206) 897-4709

F: (206) 685-9399


Education and Training

Postdoctoral fellow (Pharmaceutical Chemistry)
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Pharm.D. (Pharmacy)
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Senior Fellow (Pharmaceutics)
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Ph.D. (Medicinal Chemistry)
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Research Interests

Mechanisms of altered drug metabolism in patients with kidney disease

Prediction of metabolically-based drug interactions

Effect of genetic variation on pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics


Yeung CK, Fujioka Y, Hachad H, Levy RH, Isoherranen N. Are Circulating Metabolites Important in Drug-Drug Interactions? Quantitative Analysis of Risk Prediction and Inhibitory Potency, Clin Pharmacol Ther.  2011 5(5): 105

Yeung CK, Zhao P, Shen DD, Thummel KE. Drug disposition and drug-drug interactions: importance of first-pass metabolism in gut and liver in: Enzymatic- and Transporter-Based Drug-Drug Interactions: Progress and Future Challenges. 2009

Yeung CK, Yep-Rodriguez A, Kenyon GL, and McLeish MJ. Physical, kinetic and spectrophotometric studies of a NAD(P)+- dependent benzaldehyde dehydrogenase from Pseudomonas putida ATCC 12633. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2008 1784(9) 1248-55

Yeung CK, Adman EA, and Rettie AE. Functional characterization of genetic variants of human FMO3 associated with trimethylaminuria. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 2007 (464) 251-9

Yeung CK, Rettie AE, Prochiral sulfoxidation as a probe for flavin-containing monooxygenases. Methods Mol Biol. 2006 (320) 163-72