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Dohoon Kim, PhD

Research Focus - Cancer Metabolism and Metabolic Toxicity

  • Identifying the metabolic pathways active in cancer cells, which contain toxic intermediates
  • Selectively poisoning cancer cells by disrupting enzymes that convert a toxic intermediate to a nontoxic metabolite
  • Investigating toxic metabolites as causative agents in aging and disease

Representative Publication

Carlisle AE, Lee N, Mattew-Onabanjo AN, et al. Selenium detoxification is required for cancer-cell survival. Nat Metab. 2020;2(7):603-611

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  • Dohoon Kim receives $2 million Young Investigator Award from Suh Kyungbae Science Foundation
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    Dohoon Kim receives $2 million Young Investigator Award from Suh Kyungbae Science Foundation

    Dohoon Kim, PhD, was named a 2017 Suh Kyungbae Science Foundation Young Investigator Award recipient. The accompanying $2 million, five-year grant will support research into changes in metabolic pathways that support cancer cells.

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