Dr. Kim is a board-certified Dermatologist (Korean Dermatological Association) and worked as an Assistant Professor in Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. Dr. Kim joined Dr. Nagao’s lab as a postdoc fellow since August 2017.

Research Statement

Dr. Kim studied immunopathogenesis of Behçet’s disease in Korea. Recently, Dr. Kim joined Dr. Nagao’s lab to study the fundamental roles of macrophages and innate lymphoid cells in the skin using cutting-edge technologies such as single-cell RNA-sequencing

Scientific Publications

Clinical significance of serum YKL-40 in Behçet disease.

Seo J, Ahn Y, Zheng Z, Kim BO, Choi MJ, Bang D, Kim DY.

A comparison of inflammatory mediator expression between palmoplantar pustulosis and pompholyx.

Kim DY, Kim JY, Kim TG, Kwon JE, Sohn H, Park J, Lim BJ, Oh SH.

The antioxidative effect of heat-shock protein 70 in dendritic cells.

Je JH,* Kim DY,* Roh HJ, Pak C, Kim DH, Byamba D, Jee H, Kim TG, Park JM, Lee SK, Lee MG.


Dr. Kim obtained his M.D. from Yonsei University College of Medicine in Korea in 2003 and his Ph.D. from the same university in 2017.


Dr. Kim is currently Assistant Professor of Dept. of Dermatology at Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea since 2014. He trained in dermatology at Severance Hospital (Seoul) from 2004 to 2008. His clinical interests include Behcet’s disease and hair disorders. His main research interests involve the circulating autoantibodies and immunological events on endothelial cells and monocytes in Behcet’s disease. To deepen understanding of skin immunology, Dr. Kim joined Dr. Nagao’s lab since Aug. 2017.

Last Updated: October 2019