Kim Kyu-won

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Kim Kyu-won
Born 1952 (age 64–65)
Daegu, South Korea
Residence Seoul, South Korea
Nationality South Korean
Fields Bioscience
Institutions Seoul National University
Alma mater University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, United States
Doctoral advisor Robert J. Roon
Known for Angiogenesis Vascular Biology, Blood-Brain Barrier
Notable awards

Distinguished Science Award of the Month, Korea Science and Engineering Foundation (2003)
The Highest Award for Korea Science, the President of Korea

The Role Model Scientists, Korea Science Foundation (2005)
Ho-Am Prize in medicine, Ho-Am Foundation (2005)
Chungsan Award, Korean Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2012)
Kim Kyu-won
Hangul 김규원
Revised Romanization Gim Gyu-won
McCune–Reischauer Kim Kyuwŏn

Kim Kyu-won is a South Korean biologist.


Kim graduated from Seoul National University in 1976, and the Masters programme at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in 1978, before going on to study a Ph.D. in Biochemistry at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, United States, concluding in 1985.


Kim's post-doctorate career began as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Cancer Genetics, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School between 1985 and 1987.

Technical reports and conference/event proceedings[edit]

  • 8th Cerebral Vascular Biology International Conference, Invited lecturer, Japan (2008)
  • 12th International Symposium Signaling at Blood Brain and Blood Retinal Barrier, Invited lecturer, United Kingdom (2009)
  • The Second Pacific Symposium on Vascular Biology, Invited speaker, South Korea (2011)
  • 70th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Cancer Association (JCA2011), Chairman/ Organizer, Japan (2011)
  • The XXVth International Symposium on Cerebral Blood Flow, Metabolism, and Function, Invited lecturer, Spain (2011)
  • Seoul Brain Barrier Symposium, Organizer, South Korea (2012)


  1. ^ Myoung Sook Kim; Ho Jeong Kwon; You Mie Lee; Jin Hyen Baek; Jae-Eun Jang; Sae-Won Lee; Eun-Joung Moon; Hae-Sun Kim; Seok-Ki Lee; Hae Young Chung; Chul Woo Kim; Kyu-Won Kim (2001). "Histone deacetylases induce angiogenesis by negative regulation of tumor suppressor genes". Nature Medicine. 7 (3): 437–443. doi:10.1038/86507. PMID 11283670. 
  2. ^ Joo-Won Jeong; Moon-Kyoung Bae; Mee-Young Ahn; Se-Hee Kim; Tae-Kwon Sohn; Myung-Ho Bae; Mi-Ae Yoo; Eun Joo Song; Kong-Joo Lee; Kyu-Won Kim (2002). "Regulation and destabilization of HIF-1alpha by ARD1-mediated acetylation". Cell. 111: 709–720. doi:10.1016/S0092-8674(02)01085-1. PMID 12464182. 
  3. ^ Sae-Won Lee; Woo Jean Kim; Yoon Kyung Choi; Hyun Seok Song; Myung Jin Son; Irwin H. Gelman; Yung-Jin Kim; Kyu-Won Kim (2003). "SSeCKS regulates angiogenesis and tight junction formation in blood-brain barrier". Nature Medicine. 9: 900–906. doi:10.1038/nm889. PMID 12808449. 
  4. ^ Yoon Kyung Choi; Jeong Hun Kim; Woo Jean Kim; Hae Young Lee; Jeong Ae Park; Sae-Won Lee; Dae-Kwan Yoon; Hyun Ho Kim; Hum Chung; Young Suk Yu; Kyu-Won Kim (2007). "AKAP12 regulates human blood-retinal barrier formation by downregulation of HIF-1a". Journal of Neuroscience. 27: 4472–4481. doi:10.1523/jneurosci.5368-06.2007. 
  5. ^ Hyo-Jong Lee; Bum Ju Ahn; Min Wook Shin; Joo-Won Jeong; Jeong Hun Kim; Kyu-Won Kim (2009). "Ninjurin1 mediates macrophage-induced programmed cell death during early ocular development". Cell Death and Differentiation. 16 (10): 1395–407. doi:10.1038/cdd.2009.78. PMID 19557008. 
  6. ^ Mi-Ni Lee; Shi-Nai Lee; Se-Hee Kim; Bora Kim; Bo-Kyung Jung; Ji Hae Seo; Ji-Hyeon Park; Jae-Hoon Choi; Sun Hee Yim; Mi-Ran Lee; Jong-Gil Park; Ji-Young Yoo; Jeong Hun Kim; Seung-Taek Lee; Hwan-Mook Kim; Sandra Ryeom; Kyu-Won Kim; Goo Taeg Oh (2010). "Roles of arrest-defective protein 1(225) and hypoxia-inducible factor 1 alpha in tumor growth and metastasis". J Natl Cancer Inst. 102: 426–442. 
  7. ^ Hoetzenecker W, Echtenacher B, Guenova E, Hoetzenecker K, Woelbing F, Brück J, Teske A, Valtcheva N, Fuchs K, Kneilling M, Park JH, Kim KH, Kim KW, Hoffmann P, Krenn C, Hai T, Ghoreschi K, Biedermann T, Röcken M (2011). "ROS-induced ATF3 causes susceptibility to secondary infections during sepsis-associated immunosuppression". Nat Med. 18: 128–34. doi:10.1038/nm.2557. 

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