Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Genetic Medicine

Kwang-Youn A Kim, PhD

Kwang-Youn A Kim, PhD

Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine (Biostatistics)



680 N Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1400
Chicago IL 60611

kykim( at )

Education and Certification

PhD: University of Iowa (2006)


Description of Interests

Dr. Kim's research interests involve statistical problems that arise in genetics and genomics research. He is particularly interested in developing statistical methods and computational tools to identify genes involved in Mendelian and complex genetic disorders. His work emphasizes the importance of characterizing gene-gene and gene-environment interactions in successfully identifying disease genes. Dr. Kim's research can be applied to various types of experiments, including genomic studies with high-throughput microarray data. His recent work has contributed in understanding the regulation of gene expression in the mammalian eye.

Interests (Keywords)

Asthma; Biostatistics; Cardiovascular Imaging; Genetics; Genomics; Health Literacy; Health Policy; Infectious Diseases

Research and Publications

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