Jae-Sung Kim, PhD

Jae-Sung Kim, PhD

Professor of Surgery


Specialty Areas

  • Ischemia/Reperfusion injury in livers
  • Autophagy
  • Mitochondria Aging

Common Procedures

Basic and translational research in liver disease



Graduate School:

MS, Chemistry, Seoul National University, Korea, 1988-1990

PhD, Animal Health and Biomedical Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, 1996-1999


Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Cell & Developmental Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 1999-2001

Professional Memberships

2015-present: Regular member of Biophysical Society

2012-present: Full member of Society of Toxicology (SOT)

2010-present: Regular member of American Physiology Society (APS)

2006-present: Regular member of American Association For The Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

Awards and Honors

2019- Editorial Board, Hepatology

2019 French National Research Agency (ANR) ad hoc reviewer

2017 NIH P01 ad hoc reviewer

2016-2017 Medical Research Council (United Kingdom) ad hoc reviewer

2016 Wellcome Trust (United Kingdom) ad hoc reviewer

2014-2020 Standing Member of NIH HPBB Study Section

2012 Ad hoc Member of NIH HPBB Study Section

2006 Research Career Development Award, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

1999 Graduate Student Travel Award, Society of Cryobiology

1999 Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award, Madison, WI

1993 Cremer Fellowship, Madison, WI

1988 Cum Laude in Chemistry, Seoul National University, S. Korea


Areas of Research Interest

Ischemia/Reperfusion injury in livers


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