Jalong Gaan, M.D., Ph.D.

Dermatology
Jalong Gaan

Dr. Gaan received his Ph.D. in biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame, and finished his post-doctoral fellowship at the Delta Research Center of Tulane University. He completed his medical education at the Medical University of South Carolina while serving as a research assistant professor in the Department of Neurology. Dr. Gaan was a recipient of a NIH Grant and a Muscular Dystrophy Grant to study the biosynthesis and degradation of glycosphingolipids. Prior to joining the Weill Cornell Department of Dermatology he had a private practice, and served as a voluntary attending physician at Mt. Sinai Medical Center.

To schedule an appointment, please call 646-962-DERM (3376).

Insurances

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please feel free to contact this physician or this physician's practice as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

  • AETNA [HMO]
  • AETNA [PPO]
  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Essential
  • CIGNA
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup [CHP]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Health Republic
  • Medicare [Medicare]
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • United Health Care
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]

Publications

PUBLICATIONS:

1.   CHIEN, J.L., WILLIUMS, T., AND BASU, S. BIOSYNTHESIS OF A GLOBOSIDE-TYPE GLYCOSPHINGOLIPID BY A –N-ACETYLGALATOSAMINLY TRANSFERASE FROM EMBRYONIC CHICKEN BRAIN. J.BIOL. CHEM. 248: 1978-1785, 1973.

2.   YEUNG, K.K., MOSKAL, J.R., CHIEN, J.L., GARDNER, D.A., AND BASU, S. BIOSYNTHESIS OF GLOBOSIDE AND FORSSMAN-RELATED GLYCOSPHINGO,LIPIDS IN MOUSE ADRENAL Y-1 TUMOR CELLS. BIOCHEM. BIOPHYS. RES. COMM. 60:1097-1104, 1974.

3.   BASUM, M., CHIEN, J.L., AND BASU, S. BIOSYNTHESIS OF GUINEA PIG ERYTHROCYTE TRIGLYCOSYLCERAMIDE BY BONE MARROW –N-ACETYLGALAC TOSYLTRANSFERERASE. BIOCHEM. BIOPHYS. RES. COMM. 60: 1097-1104, 1974.

4.   BASU, S., BASU, M., AND CHIEN, J.L. ENZYMATIC SYNTHESIS OF A BLOOD GROUP H-RELATED GLYCOSPHINGOLIPIDS BY AN-FUCOSYLTRANSFERASE FROM BOUVINE SPLEEN. J. BIOL. CHEM. 250:2956-2962, 1975.

5.   BASU, S., BASU, M., MOSKAL, J.R., CHIEN, J.L. BIOSYNTHESIS IN VITRO OF NEUTRAL GLYCOSPHINGOLIPDS IN NORMAL TISSUES CULTURED CELLS. Pg. 123-149, GLYCOLIPID METHODOLOGY, ed. BY LLOYED A. WRITING, A.O.C.S., 1976.

6.   CHIEN, J.L.L LI, S.C., AND LI, Y.T. MAJOR GLYCOSPHINGOLIPIDS OF BOVINE ERYTHROCYTE MEMBRANES. CELL SURFACE CARBOHHDRATE CHEMISTRY, ed. BY R. HARMAN, ACADEMIC PRESS, Pg. 241-254, 1978.

7.   LI, S.C., CHIEN, J.L., WAN, C.C., AND LI, Y.T. OCCURRENCE OF FLYCO-SPHINGOLIPDS IN CHICKEN EGG YOKE. BIOCHEM. J. 178: 697-699, 1978.

8.   CHIEN, J.L., LI, S.C., LAINE, R.A., AND LI, Y.T. CHARACTERIZATION OF GANGLIOSIDES FROM BOVINE ERYTHROCYTE MEMBRANE. J.BIOL. CHEM. 253: 4031-4035, 1978.

9.   CHIEN, J.L., LI, S.C., AND LI, Y.T. ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A HEPTAGLYCOSYLCERAMIDE FROM BOVINE ERYTHROCYTE MEMBRANE. J. LIPID RES. 20: 669-673, 1979.

10.   BASU, S., BASU,M., CHIEN, J.L., AND PRESPER, K.A. BIOSYNTHESIS OF GANALIOSIDES IN TISSUES. GANGLIOSIDE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION. Ed. BY SVENNERHOLM, L., AND MANDEL, P., PLENUM PRESS. N.Y. Pg. 213, 19080.

11.   CHIEN, J.L., AND HOGAN, E.L. GLYCOSPHINGOLIPIDS OF SKELETAL MUSCLE. CELL SURFACE GLYCOSPHINGOLIPIDS ed. BY S WEELEY, C.C. ACS SYMPOSIUM SERIES 128 Pg. 136-148, 1980.

12.   NADAGAWA, H., YAMADA, T., CHIEN, J.L., GARDAS, A., KITMIKADO, M., LI, S.C., AND LI, Y.T. J.BIOL. BHEM. 225: 5955-5959, 1980.

13.   CHIEN, J.L., AND HOGAN, E.L. CHARACRIZATION OF TWO GANGLIO-SIDES OF THE PARAGLOBOSIDE SERIES FROM CHICKEN SKELETAL MUSCLE. BIOCHEM. BIOPHYS. ACTA 620: 454-461, 1980.

14.   CHIEN, J.L., AND HOGAN E.L. GLYCOSPHINGOLIPIDS OF CHICKEN SKELETAL MUSCLE. GLYCOCONJUGATES (T. YAMAKAWA, T., OSAWAAND S. HANA, EDS.), JAPAN SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES PRESS, TOKYO, JAPAN, PG. 74-75, 1981.

15.   HOGAN, E.L., HAPPEL, R.D., AND CHIEN, J.L. MEMBRANE GLYCOPHIN-GOLIPIDS IN CHICKEN MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY. NEW VISTAS IN GLYCO-LIPID RESARCH (A. MAKITA, S. HANDA, T. TAKETOMI AND Y. NAGAI, eds. (ADVANCES IN EXP. MED. AND BIO.L VOL. 152, PLENUM PRESS, N.Y., Pg. 273-281, 1982.

16.   CHIEN, J.L., AND HOGAN, E.L. NOVEL PENTAHEXOSYL GANGLIOSIDE OF THE GLOBO SERIES PRUIFIED FROM CHICKEN MUSCLE J. BIOL. CHEK. 258: 10727-10730, 1983.

17.   HOGAN, E.L., CHIEN, J.L., AND DASGUPTA,S. GLYCOSPHYNGOLIPIDS CHICKEN SKELETAL MUSCLE IN EARLY DEVELOPMENT AND GENETIC DYSTROPHY. GANGLIOSIDE STRUCTURE, FUNCTION AND BIOMEDICAL POTENTIAL (ROBERT W. LEDEEN, ROBERT K. YU, MAURICE M. RAPPORT AND KUNIHIKO SUJUKI, eds.) PLENUM PRESS, Pg. 287-296, 1984.

18.   LESKAWA, K.C., DASGUPTA,S., CHIEN, J.L., AND HOGAN, E.L. A SIMPLIFIED METHOD FOR THE PREPARATION OF HIGH SPECIFIC ACTIVITY TRITIATED GMI GANGLIOSIDE AND OTHER GLYCOSPHINGOLIPIDS. ANALYT. BIOCHEM. 140: 172-177, 1984.

19.   DASGUPTA, S., CHIEN, J.L., AND HOGAN, E.L. SIALYLATION OF LACTO-N-NEOHEXAOSYL CERAMIDE BY A SIALYLTRANSFERASE FROM CHICEN MUSCLE. BIOCHEM. BIOPHYS. ACTA. 876: 363-370, 1986.

20.   LESKAWA, K.C., HOGAN, E.L., DASGUPTA, S., CHIEN, J.L., ERWIN, R. AND BROSTOFF, S.W. LIPID CONTENT OF SWINE INFLUENZA ANDO THER VACCINES LIPIDS 21:342-346, 1986.

ABSTRACTS:

1.   DASGUPTA, S., CHIEN,J.L.L AND HOGAN, E.L. SIALYLTRANSFERASE (SAT-6) IN NEUROMUSCULAR TRANSMISSION. Fed. Proc. 2: A1780, 1988.

2.   GAA,J., PERLISH, J.S. AND FLEISCHMAJER, R. ISOLATION OF CELL SURFACE BINDING PROTEINS FOR AMINOPEPTIDE AND CARBOXYLPEPTIDE FROM HUMAN DERMAL FIBROBLASTS. J.I.D. 92(3): 431, 1989.

3.   GAYDEN,A., GAAN,J., PERLISH, J.L., AND FLEISCHMAJER, R. SYNTHETIC PEPTIDES INHIBIT THE BINDING OF AMINO AND CARBOXYLPROPEPTIDES OF TYPE I COLLAGEN TO RECEPTORS ON HUMAN DERMAL FIBROBLASTS. J.I.D. 92(3): 433, 1989.

4.   HENNESSEY, N.P., GAAN, J., MULLEN, M., SCHNOLL, S., TENTH INTERNAL CONFERENCE ON AIDS, YOKOHAMA, JAPAN. “DISSEMINATED SPOROTRICHOSIS PRESENTING CONCOMITANTLY WITH AN ACUTE DROP IN CD4 CELLS.

Honors and Awards

NIH Grant NS16120-01,02,03               1980-1983

South Carolina Biomedical Research Grant, 22320 A10      1980