Dr Jaehyup Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Instructor of Pathology, has been awarded NIH Mentored Clinician Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08).

Dr. Jaehyup Kim

Dr. Jaehyup Kim, M.D. Ph.D., Instructor of Pathology, has been awarded NIH Mentored Clinician Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08)to study the role of immune regulatory receptor in acute myeloid leukemia (AML).  Dr. Kim plans to focus on the role of Leukocyte Ig-like Receptors (LIRs) in the progression and immune evasion of AML, which is one of the most common type of cancer in adulthood, with the goal of identifying novel therapeutic approaches based on immune modulation.