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Sun Young KONG

Sun Young KONG, M.D., Ph.D. (adjunct professor)
Faculty Appointment
(title, department)

Professor, Department of Cancer Biomedical Science
Director, Office of Public Relations and Collaboration
Chief, Department of Laboratory Medicine
Chief, Flow Cytometry Unit, Research Institute
Area of Expertise
Laboratory Medicine/Genetics
Work Experience
Chief, Pediatric Oncology Branch, Research Institute, NCC
Chief, Translational Research Branch, Research Institute, NCC
Educational Background
2005 Ph.D. in Laboratory Medicine from Sungkyunkwan University;
2001 M.S. in Laboratory Medicine from Ewha Womens University
1997 M.D. from Ewha Womens University
Research Interests
My research focus on predicting the diagnosis and therapeutic response of patients through genomic analysis using tumor markers, circulating tumor DNA, and circulating tumor cells in blood. The goal of my research is to find new biomarkers related to prognosis and verify its clinical applicability.
International Collaboration
Koichi Matsuda, Human Genome Center, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Kenneth C. Anderson, LeBow Institute for Myeloma Therapeutics, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute & Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Eliseo Guallar , Department of Epidemiology, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA