• Yoon Keun Kim
  • CEO
  • MD Healthcare Inc.

Curriculum Vitae

Education

1981 - 1987: Undergraduate (MD), Seoul National University College of Medicine
1993 – 1995: MS, Seoul National University College of Medicine
1995 – 1997: PhD, Seoul National University College of Medicine

Professional Experience

1991 – 1995: Residency, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital
1995 – 1997: Fellowship, Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology in Internal Medicine Department, Seoul National University Hospital
1999 – 2005: Assistant Professor, Seoul National University College of Medicine
2005 – 2006: Associate Professor, Seoul National University College of Medicine
2006 – 2011: Associate Professor, Department of Life Science, POSTECH
2011 – 2014: Professor, Department of Life Science, POSTECH
2014. 3 – 2015. 7: Director, Ewha Institute of Convergence Medicine, Ewha Womans University Medical Center
2014. 10 – Present: CEO, MD Healthcare Co, Ltd.

Research Interests

Microbiome-based personalized medicine

Honors & Awards

Publications

Choi Y, Kwon Y, Kim DK, Jeon J, Jang SC, Wang T, Ban M, Kim MH, Jeon SG, Kim MS, Choi CS, Jee YK, Gho YS, Ryu SH, Kim YK. Gut microbe-derived extracellular vesicles induce insulin resistance, thereby impairing glucose metabolism in skeletal muscle. Scientific Report 2015 Oct 29.5
Kim OY, Choi SJ, Jang SC, Park KS, Kim SR, Choi JP, Lim JH, Lee SW, Park J, Vizio DD, Lotvall J, Kim YK*, Gho YS*. Bacterial Protoplast-derived nanovesicles as vaccine delivery system against bacterial infection. Nano Lett 2015 Jan 14;15(1):266-74
Hong SW, Choi EB, Min TK, Kim JH, Kim MH, Jeon SG, Lee BJ, Gho YS, Jee YK, Pyun BY, Kim YK. An important role of a-hemolysin in extracellular vesicles on the development of atopic dermatitis induced by staphylococcus aureus. PLoS One 2014;9(7):e100499
Kim YS, Lee WH, Choi EJ, Choi JP, Heo YJ, Gho YS, Jee YK, Oh YM, Kim YK. Extracellular vesicles derived from Gram-negative bacteria, such as Escherichia coli, induce emphysema mainly via IL-17A-mediated neutrophilic inflammation. J Immunol. 2015 Apr 1;194(7):3361-8. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1402268. Epub 2015 Feb 25.
Kim YS, Choi JP, Kim MH, Park HK, Yang S, Kim YS, Kim TB, Cho YS, Oh YM, Jee YK, Lee SD, Kim YK. IgG Sensitization to Extracellular Vesicles in Indoor Dust Is Closely Associated With the Prevalence of Non-Eosinophilic Asthma, COPD, and Lung Cancer. Allergy Asthma Immunol Res. 2016 May;8(3):198-205