Publications

Preoperative Cholesterol Level Is Associated With Worse Pathological Outcomes and Postoperative Survival in Localized Renal Cell Carcinoma Patients: A Propensity Score-Matched Study.
Clin Genitourin Cancer 2017 Dec 10;15(6):e935-e941. Epub 2017 May 10.
Department of Urology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Favorable Gleason 3 + 4 Prostate Cancer Shows Comparable Outcomes With Gleason 3 + 3 Prostate Cancer: Implications for the Expansion of Selection Criteria for Active Surveillance.
Clin Genitourin Cancer 2017 Dec 3;15(6):e1117-e1122. Epub 2017 Aug 3.
Department of Urology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, Korea; Department of Urology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. Electronic address:




Ctbp2-mediated β-catenin regulation is required for exit from pluripotency.
Exp Mol Med 2017 Oct 13;49(10):e385. Epub 2017 Oct 13.
National Creative Research Center for Epigenome Reprogramming Network, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ischemic/Hypoxic Disease Institute, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Detection of mechanical complications related to the potential risk of sudden cardiac death in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension by computed tomography.
Int J Cardiol 2017 Sep 25;243:460-465. Epub 2017 May 25.
Division of Cardiology, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei Univsersity College of Medicine, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, South Korea; Severance Biomedical Science Institute, Yonsei Univsersity College of Medicine, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, South Korea. Electronic address:

Clinical features of idiopathic restrictive cardiomyopathy: A retrospective multicenter cohort study over 2 decades.
Medicine (Baltimore) 2017 Sep;96(36):e7886
aDepartment of Cardiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine bDepartment of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital cDepartment of Internal Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul dDepartment of Cardiology, Translational Research Center on Aging, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju eDepartment of Internal Medicine, Wonju College of Medicine,Yonsei University, Wonju fDepartment of Internal Medicine, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Seoul gDepartment of Internal Medicine, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University school of Medicine, Bundang hDepartment of Cardiology, Sejong General Hospital iDepartment of Cardiovascular Medicine, Gachon University Gil Medical Center, Incheon jDepartment of Internal Medicine, Chungbuk National University School of Medicine, Cheongju, Korea.


Post hoc analyses of East Asian patients from the randomized placebo-controlled PREVAIL trial of enzalutamide in patients with chemotherapy-naïve, metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
Medicine (Baltimore) 2017 Jul;96(27):e7223
aDepartment of Urology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine bDepartment of Urology, Yonsei University College of Medicine cDepartment of Urology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital dDepartment of Urology, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea eProstate Center and Division of Urology, Chiba Cancer Center, Chiba fDepartment of Urology, Cancer Institute Hospital of Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research gDepartment of Urology, Showa University Koto Toyosu Hospital, Tokyo, Japan hDepartment of Urology, National University Health System iUrology Centre, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore jMedical Affairs, Medivation, Inc., San Francisco, CA [Medivation was acquired by Pfizer Inc in September 2016] kBiostatistics, Astellas Pharma Europe B.V., Leiden, The Netherlands lDivision of Urology, Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium mOHSU Knight Cancer Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR nDepartment of Urology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan.

Microhomology-mediated end joining: Good, bad and ugly.
Mutat Res 2017 Jul 16. Epub 2017 Jul 16.
Department of Molecular Medicine, Institute of Biotechnology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900, United States; Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900, United States. Electronic address:

Use of acidifier and solubilizer in tadalafil solid dispersion to enhance the in vitro dissolution and oral bioavailability in rats.
Int J Pharm 2017 Jun 24;526(1-2):77-87. Epub 2017 Apr 24.
College of Pharmacy and Institute of Drug Research and Development, Chungnam National University, 99 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34134, South Korea. Electronic address:

Subclinical cutaneous inflammation remained after permeability barrier disruption enhances UV sensitivity by altering ER stress responses and topical pseudoceramide prevents them.
Arch Dermatol Res 2017 Jun 19. Epub 2017 Jun 19.
Department of Dermatology, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Cutaneous Biology Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 211 Eonjuro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 06273, Korea.

Discrimination of stress (Takotsubo) cardiomyopathy from acute coronary syndrome with clinical risk factors and coronary evaluation in real-world clinical practice.
Int J Cardiol 2017 May 22;235:154-161. Epub 2017 Feb 22.
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine/Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea.




Serological and Molecular Detection of Toxoplasma gondii and Babesia microti in the Blood of Rescued Wild Animals in Gangwon-do (Province), Korea.
Korean J Parasitol 2017 Apr 30;55(2):207-212. Epub 2017 Apr 30.
Division of Malaria and Parasitc Diseases, Korea National Institute of Health, Korea Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Cheongju 28159, Korea.

Enhancing the in vitro anticancer activity of albendazole incorporated into chitosan-coated PLGA nanoparticles.
Carbohydr Polym 2017 Mar 7;159:39-47. Epub 2016 Dec 7.
College of Pharmacy and Institute of Drug Research and Development, Chungnam National University, 99 Daehak-Ro, Yuseong-Gu, Daejeon 34134, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Heat shock proteins 70 and 90 from Clonorchis sinensis induce Th1 response and stimulate antibody production.
Parasit Vectors 2017 Mar 1;10(1):118. Epub 2017 Mar 1.
Division of Malaria and Parasitic Diseases, Center for Immunology and Pathology, National Research Institute of Health, Korea Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Osong, 28159, Republic of Korea.

Noninvasive measurement of pressure gradient across a coronary stenosis using phase contrast (PC)-MRI: A feasibility study.
Magn Reson Med 2017 Feb 26;77(2):529-537. Epub 2016 Dec 26.
Biomedical Imaging Research Institute, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.


Predictors of pathological upgrading in low-risk prostate cancer patients without hypointense lesions on an apparent diffusion coefficient map of multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging.
World J Urol 2016 Nov 13;34(11):1541-1546. Epub 2016 Apr 13.
Department of Urology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Gumi-ro 173 Beon-gil, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, 463-707, Republic of Korea.

Solubilization and formulation of chrysosplenol C in solid dispersion with hydrophilic carriers.
Int J Pharm 2016 Oct 1;512(1):314-321. Epub 2016 Sep 1.
College of Pharmacy and Institute of Drug Research and Development, Chungnam National University, 99 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34134, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Chronic Kidney Disease in the Second-Generation Drug-Eluting Stent Era: Pooled Analysis of the Korean Multicenter Drug-Eluting Stent Registry.
JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2016 Oct 28;9(20):2097-2109. Epub 2016 Sep 28.
Department of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea; Molecular Medicine & Biopharmaceutical Science, Graduate School of Convergence Science & Technology, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. Electronic address:

Multiplex-Touchdown PCR to Simultaneously Detect Cryptosporidium parvum, Giardia lamblia, and Cyclospora cayetanensis, the Major Causes of Traveler's Diarrhea.
Korean J Parasitol 2016 Oct 31;54(5):631-636. Epub 2016 Oct 31.
Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, and Institute of Endemic Diseases, Seoul National University Medical Research Center, Seoul 03080, Korea.

Psat1-Dependent Fluctuations in α-Ketoglutarate Affect the Timing of ESC Differentiation.
Cell Metab 2016 Sep 28;24(3):494-501. Epub 2016 Jul 28.
National Creative Research Center for Epigenome Reprogramming Network, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul 03080, Republic of Korea; Department of Biomedical Sciences, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul 03080, Republic of Korea; Ischemic/Hypoxic Disease Institute, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul 03080, Republic of Korea; Department of Molecular Medicine and Biopharmaceutical Sciences, Graduate School of Convergence Science and Technology, Seoul National University, Seoul 03080, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Screening of Mechanical Complications of Dilated Pulmonary Artery Related to the Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension by Transthoracic Echocardiography.
J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2016 Jun 16;29(6):561-6. Epub 2016 Mar 16.
Division of Cardiology, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei Univsersity College of Medicine, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, South Korea; Severance Biomedical Science Institute, Yonsei Univsersity College of Medicine, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, South Korea. Electronic address:

Effective High-Throughput Blood Pooling Strategy before DNA Extraction for Detection of Malaria in Low-Transmission Settings.
Korean J Parasitol 2016 Jun 30;54(3):253-9. Epub 2016 Jun 30.
Department of Medical Environmental Biology and Tropical Medicine, School of Medicine, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon 24341, Korea.

CD82/KAI1 Maintains the Dormancy of Long-Term Hematopoietic Stem Cells through Interaction with DARC-Expressing Macrophages.
Cell Stem Cell 2016 Apr 17;18(4):508-21. Epub 2016 Mar 17.
National Research Laboratory for Stem Cell Niche, Center for Medical Innovation, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul 110-744, Republic of Korea; Innovative Research Institute for Cell Therapy, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul 110-744, Republic of Korea; Molecular Medicine and Biopharmaceutical Sciences, Graduate School of Convergence Science and Technology, Seoul National University, Seoul 110-744, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:


Complement proteins C7 and CFH control the stemness of liver cancer cells via LSF-1.
Cancer Lett 2016 Mar 23;372(1):24-35. Epub 2015 Dec 23.
Asan Institute for Life Science, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea; Department of Pathology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea. Electronic address:

Aurkb/PP1-mediated resetting of Oct4 during the cell cycle determines the identity of embryonic stem cells.
Elife 2016 Feb 15;5:e10877. Epub 2016 Feb 15.
National Creative Research Center for Epigenome Reprogramming Network, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ischemic/Hypoxic Disease Institute, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Prevalence of Trichomonas vaginalis in Women Visiting 2 Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics in Daegu, South Korea.
Korean J Parasitol 2016 Feb 26;54(1):75-80. Epub 2016 Feb 26.
Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Daegu 41944, Korea.

Physiological and clinical relevance of anomalous right coronary artery originating from left sinus of Valsalva in adults.
Heart 2016 Jan 19;102(2):114-9. Epub 2015 Nov 19.
Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea Institute of Aging, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.

Preoperative Plasma Fibrinogen Level as a Significant Prognostic Factor in Patients With Localized Renal Cell Carcinoma After Surgical Treatment.
Medicine (Baltimore) 2016 Jan;95(4):e2626
From the Department of Urology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam (HL, SEL, S-SB, SKH); and Department of Urology, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea (HHK, CK).


Differential Prognostic Value of Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography in Relation to Exercise Electrocardiography in Asymptomatic Subjects.
J Cardiovasc Ultrasound 2015 Dec 30;23(4):244-52. Epub 2015 Dec 30.
Division of Cardiology, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, Korea.

nArgBP2 regulates excitatory synapse formation by controlling dendritic spine morphology.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2016 06 25;113(24):6749-54. Epub 2016 May 25.
Department of Physiology and Biomedical Sciences, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul 01030, South Korea; Biomembrane Plasticity Research Center, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul 01030, South Korea; Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul 01030, South Korea;

Glutamate release inhibitor, Riluzole, inhibited proliferation of human hepatocellular carcinoma cells by elevated ROS production.
Cancer Lett 2016 11 6;382(2):157-165. Epub 2016 Sep 6.
Asan Institute for Life Science, Department of Pathology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea. Electronic address:


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